Manager- Civil Works

Manager- Civil Works

Organization: S M Sehgal Foundation

Apply By: 31 Jan 2020

Location: Gurgaon(Haryana)

Job Description

Manager- Civil Works, Sehgal Foundation, Gurugram

1. Position Vacant: Manager- Civil Works, Sehgal Foundation, Gurugram

2. Organization Background:

S M Sehgal Foundation (Sehgal Foundation/ SMSF) is a public, charitable trust, registered in India since 1999. SMSF’svision and mission is to strengthen community-led development initiatives, to achieve positive social, economic, and environmental change across rural India.SMSF endeavours to ensure that every person across rural India is empowered to lead a more secure, prosperous and dignified life.

SMSF’s grassroots programs address three of rural India’s most pressing and interrelated issues viz. water security, food security, and social justice.SMSF’s interventions create opportunities, build resilience and provide solutions to India’s poorest communities in the above areas.

For more information about SMSF, please visit, http://www.smsfoundation.org/

3. Job Description/ Responsibilities:     

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Manager- Civil Works shall be responsible for supporting the Partnerships and Project Implementation team, by bringing in technical knowledge about water management interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Undertake community needs assessment exercises, particularly related to rainwater harvesting, to accurately reflect the community’s requirements;
  2. Study projects on similar themes by other organizations, identify best practices, implement improvements, and integrate learnings in proposing new projects;
  3. Keep abreast with emerging trends and funding priorities relating to SMSF’s water management interventions;
  4. Develop quality standard protocols for physical structures being built as a part of projects;
  5. Support program leaders in identifying vendors and contractors for carrying out civil works;
  6. Provide technical support to project teams to ensure that the physical structures being built as a part of projects adhere to prescribed quality standards;
  7. Participate actively in the Village level meetings and appraise the participants on the civil related works and its importance;
  8. Support program leaders in identifying vendors and contractors for carrying out civil works;
  9. Provide in-house technical expertise for all fundraising proposals submitted by the organization relating to water management interventions;
  10. Write project proposals, concept notes and project briefs in consultation with other relevant team members for funding partners;
  11. Ensure that the proposals are in line with the partner’s requirements and the organizational mandate, reflect the needs of the community, and has a clearly defined impact measurement framework;
  12. Ensure that SMSF’s vision, mission, values, culture, policies and procedures are adhered to.

4. Qualifications, Experience And Competencies:           


Applicants must have Bachelors/ Masters’ degree in Civil Engineering.


  1. Minimum eight years of experience in civil engineering projects, with focus on watershed and community development;
  2. Demonstrated experience of project implementation in a time bound manner, managing multiple stakeholders, quality assurance and of having worked on web-based applications;
  3. Previous experience of working with NGO’s/ development sector will be an advantage.

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  1. Ability to work independently to structure complex problems, develop hypotheses and support recommendations with data/ analysis;
  2. Strong management and problem-solving capabilities;
  3. Exceptional spoken and written communication skills;
  4. Demonstrated interest and commitment to the development sector.

5. Compensation Offered:

Gross compensation budgeted for the position isattractive. The actual offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.

6. Location: Gurugram, Haryana

How to apply

7. Reference: MCW-SMSF

8. Contact Information:


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.

1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar

New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025

Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612

9. Application Process:

Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/jobs/sf  by or before January 31, 2020.




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