We will be online at the Global Careers Fair, Thursday 6 Oct 2016. Register today to speak directly with the team about working at ICRC.
As a Water and Habitat Engineer working for the ICRC, you will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of engineering projects for victims of armed conflict. Working in a team, your tasks will include conducting needs assessments, surveying water and housing needs, negotiating with local authorities and firms regarding project implementation and handling all aspects of project management.
- Minimum age: 25
- Prepared to accept unaccompanied postings during the first 24 months of collaboration (i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents)
- Recognized degree in public health engineering, civil engineering, sanitary systems or similar areas (hydrogeology, geology, environment, construction, …)
- At least three years professional experience after graduation, in chosen field, humanitarian/international field experience an asset
- Excellent command of English (good command of French an asset)
- Familiarity with word-processing and spreadsheet software
- Driving licence (must be valid for manual transmission vehicles) mandatory
- Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
- Capable of leading a multicultural team
- Responsible and well-organized
- Able to work under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment
What we offer
- An opportunity to practise your profession in a setting of humanitarian endeavour
- A training course prior to departure
- A multicultural working environment
Please note that owing to the ICRC’s working procedures and principles, in particular the principle of neutrality, we cannot assign personnel to a country of which they are a national.