Innovation: Africa (iA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose team of dedicated problem solvers work together to bring solar and water technologies to rural communities in Africa. We use solar energy to pump clean water for villages and provide schools, orphanages, and medical clinics with light and refrigeration to store vaccines and medicines. With more than 500 completed water, solar electrification, and agriculture projects, iA has provided nearly 3 million people in Africa with access to light, clean water, food security, and proper medical care. Visit www.innoafrica.org to learn more about our work.
We are seeking a highly trained and qualified individual to join our Malawi team as a Field Civil Engineer to work in the district of Mangochi. This position works under the supervision of the local Program Manager and is responsible for overseeing iA’s solar water pumping systems, technical implementation, liaison with local solar water contractors and in-house engineers, as well as providing technical support in all sites after completion ensuring that all projects meet iA standard and structural integrity.
The Field Civil Engineer will also be responsible for all iA field activities, including identifying and selecting the beneficiaries of our projects, actively engaging in community mobilization and sensitization, establishing and maintaining regular communication with the communities we serve, implementing project-related activities, providing regular reports and ongoing monitoring of the projects. As this is predominantly in-the-field work, candidates should expect frequent travel to the field to identify new projects, oversee the construction and implementation of ongoing projects, and monitor completed projects.
Local Program Manager & Country Director in Israel
All candidates must possess proven practical experience working with and supervising construction works of multi-level concrete structures, and previous work with solar powered water systems will be considered an advantage.
All candidates must be detail oriented, result driven, and possess strong problem-solving skills.
Further, our ideal candidate is a team player with strong interpersonal skills, who has a demonstrated passion for working with the community. This candidate thrives in fast-paced environments and is comfortable working with a diverse international team located in various time zones.
Commensurate with experience.
Malawi Nationals Only: Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply