Organization: Catholic Relief Services
CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. USAID funded additional livelihood technical assistance program in province 3,5,6 and 7. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal from March 2017.
CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position:
Position: Urban Recovery Coordinator (1 position-Based in Kathmandu)
Minimum of five years of relevant experience, three years of which should be in a project/program coordination capacity. Master’s degree in disaster risk management, civil/geotechnical engineering, Natural resources/ environment management, urban planning or management or related fields. Knowledge of Nepal building codes, government structures, and operational mechanics, standards, and prevailing civil engineering principles and practices. Experience with humanitarian recovery and reconstruction programs and with coordinating and liaising with the local government a plus. Experience in using GIS and their presentations
Position: Structural Engineer (1-position based in Kathmandu)
Minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible Structural/Earthquake engineering experience, including supervisory experience, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master degree in Structural/Earthquake Engineering. Knowledge of Nepal building codes, government structures, and their operational mechanics, prevailing civil engineering principles, and practices is necessary. Experience with humanitarian recovery and reconstruction programs, especially in retrofitting is preferable while liaising with the local government a plus. Experience in using SAP/E-tabs, AutoCAD, supervising detail drawings, and their presentations.
Position: Driver (2 Position-Based in Kathmandu)
Minimum of 2 years of work experience as a driver. Minimum Grade 10 Pass. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Knowledge of minor vehicle maintenance and repair. Excellent knowledge of road traffic regulations, road network and road safety best practices in Nepal and general vehicle mechanical knowledge.
NOTE: The driver position is subject to the project approval.
Last date to apply: 21 September 2019
HOW TO APPLY
A detailed job description for the above positions can be obtained by contacting the CRS Human Resources Office at HRNepal@crs.org. Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to HRNepal@crs.org by close of business on 21 September 2019. In the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.
By applying to this job, you as the candidate, understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, you understand that if you are a successful candidate, you will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and your personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate your behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted, and reimbursement of lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from districts outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply. CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business, etc.
Source: Kantipur Daily, September 12 2019