Project Engineer


Needs Assessments

· Participate in data collection during needs assessments, mapping of water sources and livelihood infrastructure, baseline and other periodic studies;

· Participate in providing the stakeholders with feedback related to findings of the studies undertaken;

Technical Assessments

· To identify construction/rehabilitation needs for WASH facilities and livelihood infrastructure in project areas in collaboration with the stakeholders and in line with the projects plans;

· To carry out preliminary and detailed feasibility assessments and determine the suitable technological option of livelihood infrastructure, water or sanitation structure rehabilitation/construction;

· To assess the socio and economic viability for water sources and livelihood infrastructure to be developed/rehabilitated;

· To assess the environmental impacts related to the planned WASH and livelihood infrastructure rehabilitation interventions and provide recommendations as necessary;

· To assess the management capacities within the local stakeholders for various water sources;

· To assess the water quality and treatment needs for different water sources and document;

Preparation of designs/technical drawings, lay-out plans, specifications and BoQs

· To prepare designs / technical drawings and specifications for infrastructure works targeted for construction/rehabilitation;

· To prepare lay-out plans for WASH & Livelihood infrastructures in the target locations;

· To prepare bill of quantities and budget estimate for each structure;

Procurement of works, supplies and Service

· Prepare cost estimate request documents as per COOPI procurement procedures and procure for works, supplies and services as necessary;

· Participate in the procedures related to procurement of works, supplies and services;

Supervision of works

· To supervise the project on going realizations at the sites according to the implementation contracts with contractors and communities; Supervision is done in collaboration with authorities and target groups;

· To follow up works progress and ensure that technical designs and specifications are adhered to by the contractors / artisans/foremen;

· Certify works that have been completed satisfactorily and in accordance to technical designs and specifications and authorize the issue of interim and completion certificates for payments as necessary.

Technical training

· Carry out or facilitate capacity building in design, construction, rehabilitation, operations and maintenance of infrastructures developed with the target groups. The target groups include village water committees, WASH services providers (public and private), water supply operators, hand pump caretakers, contractors involved in works etc. Capacity building is provided through formal workshops, and also on-the-job;


. To prepare works progress reports as per field missions carried out;

. To prepare supervision reports;

. To compile a monthly construction reports detailing progress of construction of livelihood infrastructure, water and sanitation facilities; To prepare training reports for all technical trainings carried out.

Send 1 page letter of expression of interest and updated CV by the Closing date: 5th December 2016 to the following address:



NOTE: Only short listed candidates will be contacted; Ensure you indicate: Project Engineer” as subject to your application email.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionle
  • Location: Mogadishu
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Environment
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-05

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