Waste Management/Environmental Engineer

UNV, Goma, Congo

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2020


Job Description

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age:

  • 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
  • Description of task
  • Under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer (CE) the duties of the Waste Management/Environmental Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Implements the Environmental Guidelines and Policies in the mission;
  • Supports the implementation of the Environmental Guidelines and Mission Waste Management Plan by providing technical support to field locations on request in the areas of waste management in particular;
  • Prepares consolidated reports on environmental actions of all mission locations, sites and identifies problem areas to be addressed by the relevant Sections and Units within the mission.
  • Reviews statements of work, contracts and services for engineering projects related to the disposal of solid waste in accordance with international, local and mission environmental standards;
  • Formulates and evaluates waste procedures and projects for accuracy, soundness, feasibility and cost;
  • Develops conceptual designs, feasibility studies and multi-year plans of waste management systems to be implemented in field locations;
  • Prepares an environmental action plan, guidance materials and instructions aimed at achieving environmental objectives.
  • Assesses existing waste management infrastructure in mission (including, but not limited to, local infrastructure) and proposes innovative technical solutions to reduce waste-related risks;
  • Supports the development of training activities aimed at building mission capacity to meet mission environmental objectives;
  • Keeps up to date on environmental developments.
  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level:

Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:

  • Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Environmental Specialist, Architectural, or other relevant discipline.
  • An additional 2 years of relevant work experience in combination with a relevant first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) may substitute for the requirement for a Master’s degree.

Required experience:

60 Months Experience remark:

  • At least 5 years implementing similar projects related to environment and waste management.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Area of expertise: Other energy, environment and climate change related experience Area of expertise details:
  • Good understanding of the environmental and waste management issues related to construction projects including water and sanitation and electrical projects.
  • Knowledge of architectural, engineering and construction principles and practices as well as international environmental codes, standards and guidelines applicable to the construction industry.
  • Experience in monitoring, reporting, development, and coordination in either public or private sector organizations is an asset.
  • Experience in the East and Central Africa Region is desirable.
  • MS Project, Office package (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  • Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory).

Source:https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/635481


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