Shelter Officer x 3

Save the Children International Hatay
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JOB ADVERTISEMENT – Shelter Officer

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff. 


ROLE PURPOSE: 

Shelter Officer aims to support earthquake response in Hatay to conduct infrastructure damage need assessment, prepare feasibility reports to establish temporary and semi-permanent structures, to prepare drawings, bill of quantity (BoQ), cost estimate and monitoring checklist for construction activities as per SCI Construction and procurement policy. More specifically, role-holder is expected to;

  1. To visit affected locations to conduct damage need assessment.
  2. To prepare drawings, designs, BoQs, Cost estimate and monitoring checklist.
  3. Mobilise contractors or construction workers to build or rehabilitate infrastructures.
  4. Involve on quality check of construction materials.
  5. Produce technical reports and certificates as per need.
  6. Carry out the technical works assigned by the Line Manager, considering child safeguarding and disability inclusion.
  7. Plan and implement distribution of Non-food items (NFI). 

 

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Shelter and WASH Programme Manager

Dimensions: Responsible for leading construction/rehabilitation activities in Earthquake response. 

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Program Design: Technical Part

  • Coordinate with programme teams (education, WASH, child protection, etc..) and external stakeholders to develop or adapt the rehabilitation or construction plans.
  • Conduct visits in the earthquake affected areas to conduct damage need assessment.
  • Prepare feasibility study reports and submit to Program team.
  • Prepare design and drawings by following National building codes and other national and international technical standards.
  • Prepare BoQs, cost estimate, work schedule and specifications.
  • Prepare purchase request (PR) and work very closely with procurement team to identify technically capable and experienced contractors or suppliers as per SCI procurement policy.
  • Conduct day to day supervision to maintain the construction quality and timely completion.
  • Prepare and apply site inspection checklist.
  • Certify the construction works for approval and payment process.
  • Ensure child safeguarding in all construction related activities.
  • Ensure all the infrastructures are inclusive by considering disability issue and gender. 

 

Capacity Building:

  • Work very closely with relevant local authorities, stakeholders, and community members to ensure safe construction.
  • Provide induction and orientation to the local construction workers on safe construction.
  • Provide technical backstopping to local Engineers on earthquake resilient structures.
  • Contribute to the activities of the construction technical working group.

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • 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.

 

Ambition:

  • 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.

 

Collaboration:

  • 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.

 

Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

 

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or Structural engineering, or Faculty of Architecture (Architecture, Interior Architecture, Urban Planning, etc..)
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the construction field 
  • High level skill on CAD software
  • High level of skill of developing BoQs and Cost estimate.
  • Experience of site supervision and project management for construction
  • Strong interpersonal skills, eagerness to learn, and flexibility to work in hardship locations
  • Advise on international best practice for building regulations for hazard resistance in non-engineered buildings.
  • Commitment to, thorough understanding of, and able to train staff in participation and accountability approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to set up monitoring & evaluation systems in large complex programmes.
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Experience of designing / leading emergency shelter responses is highly desired.
  • Fluent in English languages both speaking and writing is highly desired.
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level is highly desired. 
  • Presentable and ability to represent the organization externally when needed is highly desired

 

Position holder will be based in Hatay with frequent travels to other cities, therefore legal right to work in Türkiye is necessary at the time of application.

 

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better.  Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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