Greece: Handyman

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Greece
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

Overview of CTG Global

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of position:

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and wellbeing of refugees. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.
In more than five decades, the agency has helped more than tens of millions of people restart their lives. Today a staff of some 6,600 people in more than 110 countries continue to help more than 34 million persons. To help and protect some of the world’s most vulnerable people in so many places and types of environment.

Role objectives:

Proactively identify and fix elements of campsite infrastructure before they break or as soon as possible after they break so as to enable the camp to function safely and as designed

Expected output

Prepare bills of quantity for items/tools that need to be purchased and purchase them upon approval of the Coordinator or Site Manager on duty.

Subject to the agreement of the Coordinator or Site Manager on duty, the Handyman will also perform his or her duties at other sites involved in assisting refugees, for example Vial Registration Center, the Port, Municipal Park or other building.

Proactively identify and fix elements of camp infrastructure before they break or as soon as possible after they break so as to enable the camp to function safely and as designed. This will include electrical, plumbing and light construction/manual work by the handyman. If more substantial work or highly technical work is required the Handyman will help design the scope of what needs to be done and liaise with other suppliers as required.

Assist in any other duties as requested – including temporarily covering other functions in the campsite

Project reporting

The Handyman will report to the Coordinator but will also accept instructions from the Site Manager on duty.

Key competencies

Experience in preparing Bills of Quantities.

Carry out carpentry works by fixing furniture.

Repair electrical works.

Repair plumbing appliances.

Troubleshoot general problems.

Team management

This role does not have team management responsibility.

Further information

To be advised.

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate and then apply for this role using the below link

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