About the Role
VSO is planning to implement the Unlocking talent project which aims at increasing core competencies in reading, mathematics and English for Standard 1 and Standard 2 primary school learners, using technology (Ipads). Part of the project requirements is to construct learning centres where the learners can have space to use the ipads. This post will help to advise and supervise schools and building contractors on building of learning centres which will be used by 25 to 30 primary school learners at a time. The post holder will also be required to develop technical/architectural drawings, bills of quant ities and advise on different cost effective building models.
Skills, qualifications and experience required:
Minimum of a BSc in Civil Engineering with experience in drawing architectural plans, making bills of quantities and overseeing construction works. the post holder will also be expected to have experience in using friendly building methods.
The successful applicant will be required to take up the post as soon as possible.They will also be required to provide their own laptop. Please note that the whole project is for 36 months but the volunteer commitment is 24 months
About the Organisation
VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
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If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we're looking for. To submit your application, click on 'Apply now' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date: 16 Mar 2018
Interview/Assessment date(s): March 2018
Start date: April 2018
Please quote in application: Structural Engineer (Civil Engineer) via Pro Bono Australia.