Construction Engineer, Health Management Information Systems Officer at Trócaire

On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Trócaire is the development agency of the Irish Catholic Church which works in solidarity with local development actors in over 20 countries throughout the world. 

Trócaire’s Somalia Country Programme is seeking to fill the two attached posts for its community development work in Gedo Region of Somalia. 

We offer a challenging opportunity for self directed dynamic and highly motivated persons for the following positions. 

Only those who meet the required criteria need apply.

Health Management Information Systems Officer

The position:
Based in Gedo Region, Somalia, the HMIS Officer will be part of a team responsible for facilitating the collection, collation and analysis of high quality health data and sharing this with all stakeholders for Trócaire supported health programmes in Somalia
  • Diploma in health information systems, information sciences or in public health from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum three years experience in managing health information, preferably with an NGO.
  • Knowledge of health data collection tools and data flow system
  • Ability to run basic data analysis, using Ms Excel or Ms Access
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good communication skills.
  • Somali National or Somali speaker is desirable for this position
Construction Engineer 
6 months contract
The position:
Based in Gedo Region, Somalia, the Construction Engineer will be responsible for providing day to day technical advice, supervision and quality control to all Trócaire construction and rehabilitation programmes in the health and education sectors in Somalia.

She/he will ensure the implementation of robust internal controls and compliance with Donor, Legal and Trócaire’s policies and procedures.

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering or similar field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in civil engineering and construction;
  • Good knowledge of international construction contracts and formats;
  • Ability to provide expert technical advice and conduct engineering site assessments of Trócaire’s supported facilities (Health and Education);
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing master plans for renovation and construction projects and site lay-outs;
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD or other engineering software;
  • Familiarity with public procurement procedures is desirable.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Ability to speak Somali is an advantage.
  • Flexible and adaptable to work in an unstable environment with the ability to prioritize and work under pressure with limited support, and with a high attention to detail.
Please send your application letter, including an updated CV not exceeding 4 pages indicating the names of three referees one of whom must be current or most recent supervisor to:
The Human Resources Office,
Trócaire Somalia Programme,
P.O Box 66300 – 00800 
Or by e-mail to [email protected]
Email applications must include the job title in the subject line..

Closing date for application: 15 November 2013.


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