Small-Scale Mitigation Monitoring Consultant

Climate Smart Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Project

Job title: Small Scale Mitigation Monitoring Consultant
Project: Climate Smart Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CS-CBDRR)
Location: An Giang and Kien Giang Provinces
Reporting to: Project Manager and Program Coordinator
Contract type and duration: full-time, three months
Expected starting date: 25 September 2014

Purpose of the activity:

Under the CS-CBDRR in the Mekong Delta jointly implemented by Vietnam Red Cross, Australian Red Cross and German Red Cross in 15 communes in An Giang and Kien Giang, in addition to non-structural components, small scale structural interventions, such as concrete road, bridge, anti-salinity gate and latrines, will enable the communities to reduce their vulnerabilities to disaster hazards and increase their resilience to climate risks. A construction engineer to perform regular technical monitoring is needed to ensure the relevance, feasibility, effectiveness and quality of the interventions for the communities.


The position will be responsible for the following tasks:

1.Provide training to relevant individuals and community-based organizations on monitoring of small scale mitigation works
2.Perform monitoring to construction activities of small scale mitigation to ensure the quality of the works
3.Check construction quantity and provide acceptance to small scale mitigation works completed
4.Provide technical review to design and cost estimation prepared by relevant partners
5.Develop Request for Proposal and engage in the evaluation of proposals
6.Other relevant tasks as required by line manager.

Selection Criteria

  • Undergraduate/graduate degree in civil and industrial construction
  • At least 2 years of experiences working o construction sites as construction supervisor
  • Able to use MS package (Word, Excel, AutoCAD) and the Internet
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • Proactive, truthful and quick learner
  • Able to work independently and in team with minimal supervision
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Able and willing to travel extensively to project sites

Interested candidates are invited to send his or her CV and relevant degrees, titled “Small Scale Mitigation Monitoring Consultant”, no later than 17.00 on 20 September 2014 to:

German Red Cross in Hanoi,
Floor 2, 68 Nguyen Du, Hanoi
(Attn: Ms. Lam Thi Phuong)
or email: [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and unsuccessful applications will not be returned.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
German Red Cross (GRC)
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2014-09-20