Program Officer (Civil Engineer)

Job Location:  Bab Alhawa /Syria   

Closing date:  30-Jun-2018

Supervisor:      Programs Officer

Reference:       POCE-SY-028/2018

The civil engineer will be working inside Syria to provide effective and efficient support to the implementation of the Program in the area of the IRW Syria operation.

the civil engineer will assist the education program officer in the management of the

Construction works and maintenance works for schools. And oversee rehabilitation for classroom, School courtyard, water and sewerage systems. Also design and build structures. Take the implement them during construction. And work on site.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Filed visits to schools and preparing the drawings, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Ensure all the received materials are according to the requested specification and quantities to prepare work plan and time schedules for implementing the project activities.
  • To coordinate with local and international partners (NGOs and other official agencies working with IR inside Syria).
  • Coordinates & implements day to day activities with stakeholders in field.
  • Assists with monitoring the activities implemented by partners in the field.
  • Communicates & reports on security or regulations when needed.
  • Keeps track of Programme progress through the monthly work plans, reporting on activities putting into consideration plans should be discussed in the monthly meetings to address challenges & achievements.
  • Conduct survey research
  • To keep record of all project documents.
  • To prepare progress and final report.
  • To carry out other responsibilities and duties as requested by the line manager.


it is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the Islamic values and principles as well as commitment to Islamic Relief World wide’s vision and mission.

Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Civil engineer /or Architect engineering with equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience with at least 1 year with international NGO.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal & technical skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to take initiatives if required.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively as well as display professionalism and confidence.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Familiarity of monitoring & evaluation instruments & documents is preferable.
  • Able to work effectively under, & adapt to, difficult conditions.
  • Willingness & ability to travel within inside & outside the country.


  • Fluent in both Languages English & Arabic (written and spoken).

IT skills

  • Very Good computer skills.
  • Proficiency in the internet and search tools.
  • Proficiency in MS office and the ability to use software necessary for project management and reporting. (Excel and word is a must)
  • Proficiency in using the construction and designing software needed for the work.

If you are reliable, service minded, discreet, and dedicated and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application form from and forward the completed form to [email protected] on or before the closing date.

Application procedure:

  • Interested applicants that possess the personal specifications mentioned above may apply by completing the attached job application and send it to [email protected] before 30th Jun 2018 at 04:00 pm.
  • Please complete all the application and send it before the deadline, as any incomplete or late application will be refused.
  • You may attach your CV with the application if you like, but CVs alone are not accepted without the complete application.
  • Please rename the application file before sending it with your name and the position that you are applying for, and save it with the same format (Word 97-2003 Document).
  • For example: (Ahmed Essayed Mohammed – Project coordinator.doc)
  • Submitting this application does not represent any responsibility on the organization of any kind, and the organization has the right to set standards as it deems appropriate for the job according to the information available about all applicants, and to select candidates who will attend a job interview from among the applicants in accordance with those standards.
  • If you have any query regarding the application, please send it to [email protected].