CARE International is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to combating poverty and social injustice, with a strong focus on women and girls. Established in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to severe regional drought, CARE has expanded its programming to address long-term development issues. We are committed to recruiting outstanding individuals known for excellence, professionalism, integrity, and dedication to supporting the country office.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer that promotes gender equity and diversity. We strongly encourage female candidates to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to protecting children and safeguarding employees and communities from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse.
The Project Engineer will play a key role in providing technical guidance for the design, implementation, and certification of infrastructural projects in adherence to national and international standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Conduct detailed feasibility studies and pre-check surveys in collaboration with relevant government departments to determine the scope of work. -Generate Bill of Quantities (BoQs), financial budgets, and technical designs for projects. -Provide input into procurement plans, including technical specifications and delivery timelines. -Contribute to new proposal development and offer technical guidance to project field assistants. -Train community asset management members and staff on construction standards, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure. -Supervise contractors and communities during project implementation. -Monitor and review the use and movement of project hardware, resources, and assets in line with the budget. -Facilitate collaborative progress monitoring at project sites with government technical departments and local authorities. -Prepare completion certificates for assets and coordinate learning visits with project partner organizations. -Compile and maintain asset registers for Non-Food Item (NFI) materials at project sites, preparing disposal plans as needed. -Facilitate the handover of completed livelihood assets to communities and stakeholders.
Qualifications and Experience
-Degree in Civil Engineering/Agricultural Engineering or equivalent. -4-6 years of experience in community projects engineering or a related field. -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. -Exceptional planning and organizing skills. -Excellent report writing skills.