Water and Habitat Program Manager (Engineer), based in Phnom Penh

31 October 2019

Your main responsibilities:

Under the overarching supervision of the Deputy Protection Coordinator (Head of Detention in Phnom Penh) and Water and Habitat (WatHab) Regional Coordinator (Head of Department in Bangkok), the Water and Habitat (WatHab) Program Manager participates and coordinates in all aspects of ICRC's water and Habitat activities and supporting time to time to the Physical Rehabilitation Program (PRP) department and also the ICRC Office maintenance. S-he has 3 direct reports and manage a budget.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Represent WatHab within the delegation's meetings
  • Closely coordinate all activities and operational strategies with appropriate colleagues in Phnom Penh and Bangkok (detention - protection & health -, physical rehabilitation department and Management)
  • Maintain or develop networking activities torepresent the ICRC towards authorities and organisations relevant for the Water and Habitat program (GDP, INGOs, etc...)
  • Responsible for the internal reporting (eg: Monthly Operational Report, Quarterly Technical report, and statistics) and for contributing to the external reporting
  • Manage, coach and supervise the WatHab team (2 or 3 resident staff based in Phnom Penh)
  • Conduct People Management activities including recruitment, performance management, career management and development, and workforce planning
  • Ensure proper assessments, training, monitoring/supervision, implementation and evaluation according to ICRC Assistance, Water and Habitat guidance & Strategy
  • Ensure that the ICRC administrative, financial and logistical procedures within the department are followed
  • Coordinate with the logistics department for supply and delivery of materials and services. Ensure the control of quality according to recognized standards
  • Plan and contribute to the strategy and manage the WatHab budget and financial follow up
  • Respect and observe the staff regulations of the delegation (i.e Code of Conduct) and apply the security rules at all times

Your education and experience:

  • Bachelor/university degree or equivalent (technical studies in water/hydraulic systems is an asset or structural/ civil engineering or infrastructure engineering). 2 to 4 years' work experience in a similar field (water) with capacity to supervise a project and with skills in assessment, preparation of technical design, estimates and supervision on site. Experience in a detention context would be an asset. Good command of written and spoken English (working language in the office)
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, Internet and in Computer Assister Drafting (CAD)
  • Proven management of a small team

Competencies requirements:

  • Pro-active with a strong sense of responsibility and integrity,
  • Resourceful, with strong organizational skills and able to fulfil assigned tasks with minimal supervision,
  • Excellent influence and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to work in team settings with people, from diverse backgrounds,
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Readiness to travel and spend extended periods in rural areas of Cambodia.

We offer a rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment, and also:

  • Initial training and on-boarding organised
  • Possibilities of working in a purpose driven and fast-paced environment to assist people in need
  • Individual training fund available after 2 years of service
  • A competitive salary with benefits (i.e. Health insurance coverage benefits for employees and family members)

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage the candidacy of women and persons with disability. Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive CV and letter of motivation in English, as well as salary expectations, by email only to: ppo_hr_services@icrc.org

(Specify position name at your email title)
Attn: Human Resources Department
ICRC, #8 Street 178, Sangkat Phsar Thmey III, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Office Phone: +855 (0) 23 990 781

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2019

Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview