Job Opportunity for Program Manager II – Engineering Team Manager, Nigeria at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations.We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming. CRS is expanding its activities in the North-East in the area of Food Security, Nutrition, Non-food items, Water and Sanitation.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Program Manager II - Engineering Team Manager, NigeriaRequisition Number: I3104Location: NigeriaArea of Interest: To Be AssignedPosition Type: To Be AssignedHours Per Week: 40Full Time or Part Time: FullRegular, Short Term OR Temporary: RegularPrimary Responsibility Manage Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) including all assessments and field investigations, project design, and specifications.          Specific Job ResponsibilitiesPlanning: Participate in the conceptual planning and technical assessment procedures for shelter; infrastructure and water & sanitation construction programs;Prepare detailed cost estimates, project time frames, and resource allocation;Program Engineering and Design: Implement operational plans in coordination with other sector teams, as appropriate;Develop engineering drawings and specification;Obtain all Governments approval for engineering design.Oversee the cost estimate process for the CRS developed design.Oversee the Tender technical review, provide required clarifications and recommendations.Oversee the development and use of program documentation systems, in accordance with agency best practices; ensure accountability to the dispatch and approval matrix;Ensure that environmental and sustainability issues are considered in the program design, in keeping with agency best practices.Prepare site lay out in collaboration with other sectors and stakeholders;Develop Construction Scope of Work as required for each contract.Ensure that all CRS construction programs comply with relevant local, national and international standards and regulations, and reflect agency best practices.Coordinate with Local Government in developing post-disaster engineering and contracting;Information and Coordination: Provide support for the preparation of project reports as required by CRS, relevant Government coordination bodies, external donors, and other interested parties.Manage local staff, effort reporting, and staff allocation and management.As part of the CRS Construction team, facilitate information flow between other engineering managers, and sector programming and program support departments; Coordinate and maintain an on-going dialogue with the Community Liaison Officers and actively participate in developing and maintaining productive relationships with individual families and communities;Provide regular updates to the Construction Project Manager on progress, priorities and constraints – verbally and in writing.For all supervised staff, develop a performance management plan on an annual basis; Provide regular guidance and feedback on performance.Key Working Relationships: Internal: Deputy Country Representative/Programs, Emergency Coordinator (Borno State based), Nutritionist, Security Manager, Head of Operations, Nigeria Leadership and Management Team members,External: UN Agencies, IOM, Shelter Coordination Mechanism, Partner Agencies, NEMA, SEMAAgency Wide Competences (For all CRS Staff):These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Serves with IntegrityModels StewardshipCultivates Constructive RelationshipsPromotes Learning 

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