Small Scale Mitigation Technical Officer

Climate Smart Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Project

Terms of Reference: Small-Scale Mitigation Technical Officer

Job title: Small Scale Mitigation Technical Officer
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 (extendable)
Expected starting date: 1 June 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, structural interventions 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 technical review to design and cost estimation
2.Provide instructions and evaluation of construction measures (location, structure, progress and quality)
3.Perform monitoring to construction activities of small scale mitigation to ensure the quality of the works
4.Check construction quantity and provide acceptance
5.Other relevant tasks as required by line manager.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Undergraduate/graduate degree in civil and industrial construction
  • At least 2 years of experiences working o construction sites as construction supervisor
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • Proactive, truthful and quick learner
  • Can work independently and in team

Interested candidates are invited to send his or her CV and relevant degrees no later than 17.00 on 26 May 2014 to:

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

Please mention clearly the position you would like to apply on the subject, i.e “application for Small-Scale Mitigation Technical Officer”.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
An Giang and Kien Giang
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-05-26