Shelter Associate (Construction Project Management)

شناسه پست:IVN/AFG/KBL/21/14
عنوان: Shelter Associate (Construction Project Management)
دسته بندی:برنامه
مدت:End of 2021
تاریخ ختم: 2021-07-06-(1 هفته مانده)
تعداد نفر:1
معاش:As per Organization salary scale
جنسیت:مرد یا زن


کارفرما: UNHCR | درباره UNHCR
شهر: قندهار
کشور: AF


تحصیلات:University Degree
تجربه کاری:3 سال


Completed a minimum of Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture or shelter-related sciences



Fluency in English required and any other working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language is desirable.


Work Experience:

3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Excellent knowledge of English and good working knowledge of local languages.

Prior knowledge of training initiatives preferred.

Knowledge of humanitarian settlement planning.

Computer literacy in AutoCAD Graphic design MS Project Management and other relevant software

Demonstrated ability to work independently and be a team player.


Key Competencies


Analytical Thinking

Technological Awareness

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Planning and Organizing

Empowering and Building Trust

Managing Performance

Judgement and Decision Making


Under the direct supervision of Head of Office the incumbent will undertake the following responsibilities:


Technical Guidance

Provide support in the daily management of all construction and infrastructure projects within the AoR ensuring that works are carried out in compliance to established UNHCR and national standards/best practices for the full project cycle.

Review and advise on requests for new construction and rehabilitation works

Follow up the design and construction of infrastructure (schools health centres reception centres drainage and roadworks etc) to confirm these are approved by the relevant authorities technically sound supplemented with accurate drawings detailed BQs and specifications and implemented according to plans completed within designated timelines budget and ensure that this information is shared with relevant colleagues.

Provide support in the preparation of bid documents for all construction and infrastructure projects including technical specifications BoQs drawings etc.

Assist in the technical evaluation of received bids as well as in the review/inspection of the quality of shelter and infrastructure products/works.

Monitor and evaluate performance of partners and contractors

Assist in providing training to partner and contractor and advise on good construction practices good environmental management practices and appropriate health and safety standards during construction

Work closely with other relevant sectors such as WASH education and health so that shelter and infrastructure implementation is synchronised and coordinated.

Work with the relevant stakeholders to ensure that the shelter beneficiary selection process prioritises the needs of the most vulnerable Persons of Concern (PoC).

Assist in carrying out shelter needs assessments while liaising with other relevant sectors such as protection programme community services WASH administration and supply.



Facilitate resolution of conflict amongst various stakeholders in the field level through precise assessment and obtained fact

Provide technical support in the field of shelter construction and infrastructure development within the AoR to best meet the needs of PoC.

Assist in coordination and management of UNHCR’s shelter and infrastructure interventions in a timely cost-effective inter-sectoral manner. Work with the government and relevant authorities and counterparts to ensure strong coordination and partnership.

Participate as technical focal point within the AoR for shelter/infrastructure in coordination meetings with various stakeholders including Government counterparts to ensure UNHCR’s interests and those of the PoC are adequately reflected and disseminate information to all stakeholders in a timely efficient manner.



Assist Programme in reviewing technical components of the Project Partnership Agreements that contain any construction and infrastructure projects.

Actively work with Programme as a member of the Multi-Functional Team in the Office and regularly participate in multi-sectoral activities to ensure protection and assistance needs of the population are met.

Perform other related duties as required.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

Ensure constructions works are completed on time within budget and to quality standards.

Conduct monitoring of construction projects and construction of housing by beneficiaries

Advise on improvements that could be made in managing and implementing the project.

Provide bi-weekly report to the Shelter Officer in the country office detailing all project matters including quality health and safety environmental and financial as well as any issues relating to possible delays cost overruns variations and any other matter. 

Collect and provide data and analysis in timely manner when requested

طریقه ارسال درخواستی

Staff members who wish to be considered for this position should send a motivation letter fact sheet and duly completed and signed Personal History Form by email to [email protected]




External candidates should send a letter of motivation along with a duly completed UNHCR Standard Personal History Form by email to [email protected]


Applicants should clearly indicate the title of the Position and Vacancy Notice Number: IVN/AFG/KBL/21/14 in the subject line.


Candidates will be required to pass an eliminatory written test. Only candidate who score 50% of the total marks will be invited for oral interview.


Due to the volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the test. 


Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for consideration


Please note that below application shall not be CONSIDERED:


Applications which do not have the post title and vacancy number in the subject line
Applications without a motivation letter
Applications without a UNHCR Standard signed Personal History Form
Applications with missing or wrong information in the Personal History Form
Applications submitted after the deadline




ایمیل: [email protected]