Civil Engineer (Female)

DevCon-An Association for Rural Development
Full time Full day
Posted date

19th May, 2023

Last date to apply

4th June, 2023










“Bringing Inclusive and Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services to Schools in Pakistan”.


Job Title

Civil Engineer (Female)

Reporting to

Project Coordinator



Number of Positions


Duration of Contract

One Year (Extendable)

Duty Station

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


The Civil Engineer WASH will ensure that consistent high quality, technically viable water, sanitation and hygiene services are provided under DevCon’s Schools WASH Project in Karachi.

The other responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical leadership and support including reviews & technical design evaluation in project target schools’ WASH infrastructure schemes.

  • Support and advise DevCon management and stakeholders on technical aspects related to WASH project infrastructure schemes.

  • Conduct needs assessments, technical feasibility studies, prepare detailed engineering designs, BOQs, and assess & identify needs for improvements of the new and current WASH infrastructure in targeted schools.

  • Execute the construction plans of Wash facilities in project target schools.

  • Develop technical notes, review papers, and documentation on the technologies and products to expand WASH programme.

  • Disseminate technical knowledge, and skills on WASH programme and related construction activities to DevCon management, project staff and partner.

  • Organize and conduct training and orientation of DevCon team and school’s management on technical matters related to WASH infrastructure works.

  • Participate in establishing effective monitoring, information and reporting systems and development of communication materials and strategies;

  • Represent DevCon at various relevant WASH forums in Karachi.

  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the DevCon management.


  • University degree in Civil Engineering.

  • 3-5 years professional work experience in WASH sector with current knowledge of the latest developments and technologies in water, sanitation and hygiene

  • Demonstrated skills in carrying out technical designing and evaluation of WASH projects

  • Strong written and oral communication skills including ability to write technical documents and give presentations to colleagues within and outside DevCon.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience in working effectively in an independent capacity and as a member of a team.

  • Travel and work in the field.

Person specification

  • Commitment to DevCon’s organizational values.

  • Commitment to personal learning, development and improvement in pursuit of own objectives and those of the team and organization.

  • Creative and able to take initiative.

  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.

  • A team player, able to work in a collaborative way in a diverse team environment.

DevCon is an equal opportunity employer; Women, Individuals from minority groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

DevCon does not tolerate (Zero Tolerance) sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.
All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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