Description

General Description of the Programme:

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households.

GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household.

Job purpose:

The Rehabilitation Manager will oversee the implementation of GOAL’s rehabilitation project including shelter repair, utilities and infrastructure, and dignified shelter in Idleb. This role is responsible for ensuring the application of GOAL’s systems and procedures while directly supervising Rehabilitation programme staff in Idleb.

Duties, objectives and competencies

Project Planning

  • Contribute to the development of SOPs, MOUs, and templates required for assessing and administering rehabilitation projects.
  • Lead the needs assessments and provide the technical assessment during projects planning and implementation.
  • Create activities budgets and work in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Manager to track and monitor budgets and expenditure rates.
  • Create a detailed work plan that identifies and sequences the activities essential for the successful completion of projects.
  • Collaborate with Shelter Engineers to sensitize relevant stakeholders to the program.

Supervision

  • Recruit, interview, and select staff with appropriate technical skills for project activities in consultation with the Rehabilitation Manager.
  • Manage technical staff in accordance with the organization’s established policies and practices.
  • Ensure that all project personnel receive appropriate orientation to the organization and at the start of each new project.

Project Implementation

  • Execute the project according to the project plan.
  • Short-list beneficiaries in consultation with relevant stakeholders and other GOAL staff.
  • Conduct housing, land, and property verification of short-listed beneficiaries.
  • Finalize beneficiary agreements after works are approved.
  • Monitor project progress and adjust as necessary to ensure successful completion.
  • Collaborate with Field Management to troubleshoot issues with contractors and technical works.

Project Control

  • Write reports on the project for management and funders.
  • Monitor and follow up on all budgeted project expenditures, working in collaboration with the Shelter Coordinator.
  • Manage the logistics associated with delivering the project.
  • Ensure project deliverables are on time, within budget, and meet the required quality standards.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Requirements (essential)

  • Bachelor’s in civil/structural Engineering.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in implementing dignified Shelter, Shelter Repair and Rehabilitation, Infrastructure programmes in the humanitarian sector in Syria.
  • Good written and spoken English language skills, with proficiency in technical terminology.
  • Advanced computer skills with competencies in Microsoft Office applications (including MS Word and Excel).
  • Familiarity with construction management and design software tools, such as Primavera, AutoCAD, SAP, ETABS, EPANET, SewerCAD to enhance project planning, monitoring, and communication.
  • Thorough understanding of minimum standards in humanitarian interventions, such as Sphere, and a proven ability to apply these standards effectively.
  • Proficiency in maintaining comprehensive project documentation, including plans, specifications, progress reports, and technical drawings.
  • Profound understanding of construction project management methodologies, including project planning, scheduling, cost estimation, resource allocation, and risk assessment.
  • Working knowledge of ‘housing, land, and property (HLP) rights.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical problems, propose effective solutions, and make informed decisions that impact the project’s success.
  • Proven capacity for team building and performance management of a diverse team.
  • Proven problem-solving and coordination skills, strong communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Living in Idleb.
  • Master’s degree in engineering or senior experience in Shelter programming, or management expertise in the humanitarian sector.

Requirements (desired)

  • Proven ability to build the capacity of partner/local organizations is an advantage.

How to apply

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the “apply now” button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a Cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GOAL has the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with GOAL at the same grade level and with similar job descriptions, experience, and educational requirements.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is 04 June 2024 however, you are encouraged to apply immediately as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, therefore we may withdraw the position before the advertisement’s closing date if a suitable candidate/s is identified.

Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment is requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please do not respond.

GOAL does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, errors or omissions of any of the information contained in translated advertisements by an independent party on other sites or through other channels.

General terms and conditions

Safeguarding

Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behavior protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behavior of a GOAL staff or partner.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Thank you.

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