Mitigation Officer

Vacancy Number:19-007
Title: Mitigation Officer
Exp.: 2019-01-19-(3 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Save the Children | About Save the Children
City: Kandahar
Country: AF


Education:• Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering
Work Experience:• 3 work experience in construction projects Years

         Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

         3 years work experience in construction projects preferably in mitigation projects

         Good Oral and Written English Skills

         Proven Computer skills in Auto Cad Word Excel and other MS Office software

         Proven Administration skills

         Ability to travel within Provinces & to Kabul

         Have the ability to work for long hours and under pressure

         Previous experience working on Disasters Response or Disaster Risk Reduction Projects is a desire

Duties & Responsibilities



The central role of this position is to implement at provincial district and community level OFDA DRR & EP Grant. The primary focus of this position is to ensure that provincial component of this project is implemented in the needy schools monitored and compliant with the grant agreement.




Responsible for supervision action plans and implementation

Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for schools students mitigation project

Setting out leveling and surveying the site.

Checking plans drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.

Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials

Managing and monitoring supplied materials by the clients

Liaising with any subcontractors supervisors planners quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.

Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects engineers and skilled workers) including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress.

Day-to-day management of the site including supervising and monitoring the site labor force and the work of any subcontractors or direct implementation of mitigation projects

Planning the work and efficiently organizing the site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.

Overseeing quality control health and safety matters on site.

Manage and direct staff members and the construction operations or maintenance activities at project site.

Preparing reports as required.

Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

Accomplish any other relevant tasks and duties assigned by the line supervisor and project managers.

Compile and submit Project Reporting

Compile and submit via Financial system Project financial statement

Support D o Education and ANDMA co-ordination meetings

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


§  holds self accountable for making decisions managing resources efficiently achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

§  holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


§  sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

§  widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children engages and motivates others

§  future orientated thinks strategically and on a global scale.


§  builds and maintains effective relationships with their team colleagues Members and external partners and supporters

§  values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength

§  approachable good listener easy to talk to.


§  develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

§  willing to take disciplined risks.


§  honest encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by sending the below documents mentioning the position title and vacancy number (19-007) in the subject of their email before closing date 19 January 2019

   * Letter of Interest and Update CV as a single document
   * SCI application form:

Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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