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Senior Engineer

Location: The position is based in Bangalore, Karnataka. The role involves frequent inter-state travel to various project locations across the country.

The position will appeal to you if: 

  • You are passionate about working for a cause of cleaning the environment for healthy and happy communities
  • You are looking for a workspace which encourages innovation and creativity
  • You are keen to coach a team of young engineers in delivering contextual solutions

Job Description: A senior engineer is a part of the technical team at CDD Society. As part of this role, you will work directly with external stakeholders and clients such as government bodies, private investors, consultants and beneficiaries in defining the need and working towards designing and delivering effective and contextual solutions in terms of sanitation infrastructure. 

As part of your role you would be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Prepare project proposals
  • Conduct feasibility studies
  • Prepare design and concept documents
  • Prepare/Review drawings, estimates & BoQ, reports
  • Interaction and meetings with clients or beneficiaries
  • Site visits for supervision and construction management
  • Deliver presentations and training on the technical solutions for the sectoral problems.
  • Design and develop training modules on technical components
  • Train and mentor junior engineers

Desirable competencies:

•Design of a sewage/faecal sludge treatment plant

•Quantity estimation and BOQ preparation

•Preparation of DPR and Bidding documents for government agencies

•Auto Cad

•Construction management

•Proposal writing

•Project planning and scheduling

•Data analysis

•Report writing

•Feasibility studies

•Client engagement

•Critical thinking

Desirable profile: B.E. Civil Engineering and M.E./M. Tech in Civil/ Environmental/Water resources/Chemical with 4-5 years of relevant experience.

To Apply:  Send your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Please note: Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

 

 

Project Engineer

Reports to: Technical Lead

Location: The position is based in Bangalore, Karnataka. The role involves frequent inter-state travel to various project locations across the country.

To Apply: Send your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Job Description:

A project engineer is a part of the technical team at CDD Society. As part of this role, you will work directly with senior project engineers or Project managers in assisting with design and implementation of sanitation infrastructure projects such as wastewater treatment plants, solid waste management facilities, lake rejuvenation projects, etc. In addition, the engineer shall play various other roles of capacity building, research and development, documentation and client relationship management.

As part of your role you would be required to perform the following tasks:

•    Conduct feasibility studies

•    Prepare design and concept documents

•    Prepare drawings in AutoCAD

•    Prepare estimations and BOQs

•    Interaction and meetings with clients or beneficiaries

•    Site supervision and construction management

•    Deliver presentations and training on the technical solutions for the sectoral problems.

•    Design and develop training modules on technical components

Desirable competencies:

•    Design of a sewage/faecal sludge treatment plant

•    Quantity estimation and BOQ preparation

•    Preparation of DPR and Bidding documents for government agencies

•    Proficiency in Auto Cad - High

•    Experience of Construction Supervision

•    Ability to write technical reports

•    Feasibility studies for wastewater or solid waste management projects

•    Experience of Client engagement

Desirable profile:

B.E. Civil Engineering: At least 3 years of experience in water/wastewater sector (or)

B.E. Civil Engineering and M.E./M. Tech Civil/Environmental/Water resources/Chemical with at least 2 years of relevant experience 

 

 

Programme Manager
Reports to: Chief Functionary 

Location:  Bangalore, Karnataka. The role involves frequent travel within India to various project locations.

Job Description:

The Programme Manager shall be directly overseeing grant and non - grant projects. S/He will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, delivering and documenting various projects related to wastewater and water body management. In addition the manager shall also be responsible for developing a team of professionals trained in designing and implementing sanitation infrastructure projects.  

Desirable profile:

  • B.E. Civil Engineering: 10 year plus of experience in water/wastewater sector (or)
  • B.E. Civil Engineering and M.E./M. Civil/Tech Environmental/Water resources/Chemical with 6 plus years of relevant experience

Apply in confidence to: recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org

 

 

Position: Human Resources Manager

The position will appeal to you if you are:

● A person who loves interacting with people and talking through their professional needs

● A person who is excited about career development of professionals

● Excited to work in a place which promotes diversity

Reports to: Director of Programs

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka. The role may involve very little travel.

Job Description:

The human resources manager shall be directly overseeing the man power planning, recruitment and competency enhancement of the organization. S/he will be responsible for recruitment, induction, professional development and facilitation of performance appraisal of staff. The HR manager shall also plan and undertake initiatives to enhance the happiness and motivation of staff.

In addition, the HR manager may be assigned some organizational tasks/roles by the Director of Programs where the HR manager’s skills could be relevant and useful to the organization. The HR manager shall advise the Director of Programs on the overall strategy for human resource management at CDD including aspects pertaining to creation of a professional work culture, a learning, sharing and caring work culture, fixing pay scales/ pay grades, creating progressive HR policies, Employee rules of Conduct, etc.

Desirable profile:

M.B.A (HR) : 10 year plus experience in HR function and at least 2 years in leadership roles in the Human Resources division of a consulting or not for profit organization ( with over 100 persons)

Apply in confidence to: recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities

1. Recruitment:

a. Attract talent - Gauging needs of the organization’s human resource requirements, and accordingly putting a plan of action to fulfill those needs with placement of “talented professionals”.

b. Hire resources - Finding relevant locations to look in, reach out to maximum potential candidates using mass communication mediums, aggregate all responses, filter out irrelevant applications, judge suitable incumbents and coordinate internally to get them interviewed.

2. Training:

Incorporate a training program for every new employee based on the skill set required for their job. Also plays a significant role in assessing the results of the training program and grading employees on the same.

3. Professional Development:

Enrolling the employee to attend conferences, workshops, seminars etc that may be in his/her personal interest, thus increasing employee engagement and the competencies within the organization.

4. Appraisals:

The role of HR in this would be to lay down a process for appraisals and facilitate the same, to ensure timely appraisal reports and a review of the same by the respective team leads. The HR manager should communicate individually with employees and give a clear feedback or suggestion on their performance.

5. Maintain Work Culture:

The role would also require the HR to maintain a healthy, safe, and fun work environment to ensure a level of comfort amongst the employees and eliminate any stressful or awkward atmosphere that may hinder the performance of the staff.

6. Employee Relations:

a. Resolving Conflict - HR should proactively address situation which arise within the organisation which have potential for conflict between staff and in cases of conflict be able to build a neutral position and resolve it in the best interest of the organisation.

b. Rapport with Employees- HR should build confidence and trust with employees and thereby be a point of contact for any grievances arising within them.

 

 

Position: Project Engineer

Reports to: Program Manager

Location: The position is based in Devanahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka. The role would mainly involve managing the operations of the Feacal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP).

Application due date: Submit your application by September 30, 2018. 

To Apply: Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Job Description:

The project engineer will be a part of the technical team at CDD Society and would be responsible for carrying out the following tasks:

1. FSTP operations related-

• Manage day to day operations of the FSTP, which would include receiving the faecal sludge from the desludging vehicles on site (with a proper record of the same as per existing practise), ensuring all the protocols related to FSTP, desludging services & Co-composting plants are adhered to

• Noting the daily activities/input data and any other information as required on site and as per instructions of the Program Manager for records

• Collecting and documenting information for research & development activities

• Maintain proper account and records of the expenditures incurred on the site and reporting of the same at the end of each month to the accounts Department including the FSTP and any other site as per the directions of the Program Manager

• Supervise any construction or repair & maintenance related activities in the FSTP

• Managing and supervising the activities of any contractor, consultant, service provider appointed for any part of the operations at the FSTP

• Maintaining daily attendance on the site of the labourers, visitors, employees etc. and reporting of the same on a monthly basis to the management

• Co-ordinate with the officials of the Town Municipal Council, Devanahalli, accounts Department and other teams of CDD Society on a continuous basis

• Manage site exposure visits by visitors including making necessary arrangements for such visits including necessary co-ordination and communications.

2. Other projects related-

• Conduct feasibility studies

• Prepare design and concept documents

• Prepare drawings in AutoCAD

• Prepare estimations and BOQs

• Interaction and meetings with clients or beneficiaries

• Site supervision and construction management

• Deliver presentations and training on the technical solutions for the sectoral problems

• Any other task assigned by the Project Manager

Desirable competencies:

• Experience of Client engagement 

• Experience of Construction Supervision

• Feasibility studies for wastewater or solid waste management projects

• Quantity estimation and BOQ preparation

• Preparation of DPR and Bidding documents for government agencies

• Design of a sewage/faecal sludge treatment plant

• Ability to write technical reports

Desirable profile:

B.E./Diploma (Civil Engineering) or any other suitable qualification with minimum: At least 3 years of experience in water/wastewater sector.

 

Water Resource Engineer

Background:

CDD Society as a consortium partner for the Eco-Restoration of 8 Lakes in Tamil Nadu project has applied to be appointed PMC-Design Audit for the same. The project is estimated to be completed in two years. 

 

CDD Society has already completed the master plan for eco-restoration of a few lakes. During preparation of these master plans, we studied existing scenarios and problems of water and wastewater components of the 8 lakes, analysed, assessed and developed schematic diagrams and sketches for all the proposed solutions. These master plan proposals will be implemented through the EPC (Engineering Procurement Contract) method. The firm assigned PMC-Design Audit will be responsible for checking and reviewing all detailed engineering drawings (water related components) done by the EPC contractor.

 

About the Position:

The Water Resource Engineer’s core responsibility is to plan and design various infrastructure related to Lakes, Rivers and Nallahs. Hence, the candidate must possess knowledge and experience in construction supervision of water related infrastructure projects. This is a full-time position and for the first 2 years, the candidate will work on a specific project. The candidate will be based in Tamil Nadu (preferably Coimbatore) and will report to the Senior Project Manager, who sits CDD Society’s office in Bangalore. 

 

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate should have completed a Masters in Water Resources Management and/or Engineering and have upto 3-4 years of experience OR completed a BE in Civil Engineering and have upto 5-6 years of experience in planning, designing and implementing lake and other water bodies infrastructure construction projects.

 

Those with overseas experience will be given priority.

 

Other qualifications include: 

  • Strong communication skills in English and Tamil
  • Ability to oversee Bill of Quantities, time and cost estimates
  • In-depth knowledge of modern construction technologies for water bodies
  • Project scheduling and materials management skills

 

Key Responsibilities: 

Planning of water use and treatment

  • Planning and Designing of pump systems, pipelines for water or wastewater conveyance
  • Planning and designing of overall schemes, such as sewer improvement schemes or flood defence programmes, and associated structures, such as pumping stations, pipework and earthworks
  • Proficiency in water quality testing and other allied hydrological tests

 

Assessing the water resource situation and sustainability

  • Flood control strategies and mapping drainage systems
  • Studying the behavioural trends of the hydrological cycle and storm events in a particular area
  • Using computer simulation analysis and modelling software to predict extreme (flood and drought) situations 

 

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analyses

  • Assessing the water demand for irrigation
  • Watershed Hydrological Budgeting
  • Detailed hydraulic analysis of a complete water supply system
  • Water Balance – static water bodies

 

Preparing construction-basis tender documents and reviewing technical submissions

  • Liaise with various bodies and individuals, including local authorities, government agencies, clients, contractors, residents, suppliers, technical experts and other consultants
  • Designing and reviewing structural drawings of irrigation structures

 

Project Manager – Design and Construction Coordination – Implemention of Master Plan for Eco-Restoration of 8 Lakes in Tamil Nadu

Reports to: Senior Project Manager 

Location: The position is based in Tamil Nadu (preferably Coimbatore). In future, the role involves frequent inter-state travel to various project locations across the country.

Application due date: Submit your application by October 30, 2018. 

To Apply:

Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org

Review of applications will begin on November 1st 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

 

Background:

CDD Society as a consortium partner for the Eco-Restoration of 8 Lakes in Tamil Nadu project has applied to be appointed PMC-Design Audit for the same. The project is estimated to be completed in two years. 

 

CDD Society has already completed the master plan for eco-restoration of a few lakes. During preparation of these master plans, we studied existing scenarios and problems of water and wastewater components of the 8 lakes, analysed, assessed and developed schematic diagrams and sketches for all the proposed solutions. These master plan proposals will be implemented through the EPC (Engineering Procurement Contract) method. The firm assigned PMC-Design Audit will be responsible for checking and reviewing all detailed engineering drawings (water related components) done by the EPC contractor.

 

About the Position:

The Project Manager will be responsible for Design  Audit with regards to implementation of various wastewater treatment and lake infrastructures (the urban component of the project along the lake side will be handled separately) as part of this project. This is a full-time position and for the first 2 years, the candidate will work on a specific project.  The candidate will be based in Tamil Nadu (preferably Coimbatore) and will report to the Senior Project Manager, who sits at CDD Society’s office in Bangalore. 

 

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate should have completed a Masters in Construction Management and/or Engineering and have a minimum experience of 10 years in construction projects. Preferable experiences are in the field of lake or river infrastructure development. 

 

Those with overseas experience will be given priority. 

 

Other qualifications include: 

  • Strong communication skills in English and Tamil
  • Ability to oversee Bill of Quantities, time and cost estimates
  • In-depth knowledge of modern construction technologies for water bodies
  • Project scheduling and materials management skills

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assessment of DPRs and detailed design developed by implementing contractors for the project
  • Reviewing and approving construction drawings 
  • Oversee ongoing construction activities and follow up qualitative and quantitative indicators
  • Evaluation of completed construction and certify
  • Participating in high level decision making and consultation
  • Reporting and documentation

 

Sub-activities of key responsibilities are detailed below:

 

  • Assessment of DPRs and detailed design developed by implementing contractors for the projects
  • Understanding each proposed water related project component in the master plan
  • Checking designs relevant to the proposed project components
  • Overall understanding on the BOQ and costs derived in the DPRs
  • Estimation of time and costs for creating a schedule of the project

 

 

Reviewing and approving construction drawings

  • Detailed reviewing of the drawings submitted by implementing contractors
  • Feedback to contractors on the drawings if there are any deviations from the original plan
  • Approving final drawings for implementation in consultation with PMC-Design Audit team

 

Oversee ongoing construction activities and follow up qualitative and quantitative indicators

  • Regular visits to construction sites and cross verify construction activities
  • Check quality of materials used and inform contractor for corrective actions (if any deviations)
  • Check and verify deviations of quantity of materials used 
  • Assess the need for any change in design according to site conditions and advise on corrective measures

 

Evaluation of completed construction and certify

  • Visit and verify completed project components
  • Certify them for quality or take corrective actions for any observations on quality compromised construction

 

Participating in high level decision making and consultation

  • Attending regular project review meetings with Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) officials, PMC smart city, other PMCs and Contractors 
  • Active participation in high level decision-making meetings

 

Reporting and documentation

  • Keep records on teams activities, site visits, review reports
  • Prepare and submit periodical project progress reports to CSCL and PMCs 
  • Keep records on accounting and local administration 

 

Salary is negotiable based on education, skills, knowledge, and practical field experiences.

 

Secretary to Director (Programs)

About CDD:

The Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society is a Bangalore-based sanitation non-governmental organization, working since 2002. We work towards a clean environment by building water and waste management systems.

About the Position:

CDD Society’s new Director (Programs) is looking for a Secretary. The Secretary will work closely with the Director (Programs) and report directly to him. 

Employment Type:

Full-time

Responsibilities (will include but are not limited to): 

  • Calendar Management - Manage calander, arrange meetings and other administrative support activities
  • Expense Management - Processing expenses for the Director 
  • Travel Management - All end to end activities (pre-trip to closure of visit) - logistics arrangements such as meetings rooms, invites, infrastructure set up, ordering meals, accommodation, visa & ground transfers
  • Screening and corresponding to his emails
  • Ensuring adherence to various deadlines by active follow ups with internal staff and external entities
  • General filing of important documents/ reports/ approvals/ cheque copies/ bills etc. for records as per requirement.
  • Preparatory material/information for meetings/appointments
  • Diary management and day-to-day administration
  • Attending to visitors
  • Scanning, making copies, printing and courrier support
  • Preparation of minutes of meeting; follow-ups on action points

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • Familiarity with office organization
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Ability to write grammatically correct emails and proactively search on Google
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Diploma or Bachelors degree

Skills:

  • Managing
  • Planning
  • Filing
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Scheduling
  • Prioritize Workload
  • Make Copies
  • Records
  • Arranging
  • Approvals

Location: The position is based out of CDD Society’s head office in Bangalore. Preference will be given to those living in a 30-45 minutes travel radius from the office. 

Working Hours: Start (between 9am-10am) - End (between 5:45-6:45pm). Occasionally (i.e. prior to events, Director’s travel etc.) you may be required to stay a little beyond working hours.  

Leave Policy: Post probation of 6 months, you are entitled to 32 days of leave per year. 

Bonus: CDD Society is a professional non-profit organisation offering competitive NGO salaries. With 50+ employees at our Bangalore office, it is also a friendly place to work at. We offer free Yoga classes to our employees twice a week

To Apply:

Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org 

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

 

Secretary, Communications and Trainings Team

Employment Type

Full-time

Responsibilities (will include but are not limited to): 

1. Logistics support with regards to CDD Trainings - making calls to participants, setting up Google form for applications, monitoring email responses, printing material for trainings etc.

2. Budget Management with regards to Training programs, annual meetings and other events

3. Supporting HR work like shortlisting CVs, scheduling interviews with candidates etc. 

4. Checking and responding to mails (guidance will be given on response) from clients regarding our services

5. Coordinating applications on behalf of CDD (sourcing documents by diligently following up with different staff members and uploading the same into the application portal) 

6. Coordinating and following up with staff for information for monthly newsletter, collecting material like PPTs pre and post events

7. Data Entry 

8. Managing Excel Databases (Trainings Database, Sanitation Exhibition Visitor Sheet)

9. Maintaining online (i.e. Google Drive) filing systems (understanding the filing system, managing permissions to the filing, uploading documents into the filing) 

10. Managing the CDD Library - keeping stock of books, lending/returning of books, purchasing books

11. Regular track of the exhibition (at CDD’s office), training facilities such as infrastructure, equipment, materials, and other assets

12. Organise and keep stock of CDD’s PR material (to keep track of PR stock, for others to find material when you are not there) for main office and project locations

13. Formatting reports in word

14. Taking minutes (of guest lectures, annual meetings etc.) 

15. Making updates to the website and uploading videos onto our YouTube channel

16. Scanning, making copies, printing and courrier support

17. Translation (Kannada-English when required)

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • Familiarity with office organization
  • Fluent in written and verbal English and Kannada
  • Ability to write grammatically correct emails and proactively search on Google
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently
  • General interest in learning about CDD’s work so that additional tasks can be given over time
  • Diligent about tracking tasks and following up till completion
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Diploma or Bachelors degree

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Phone Calls
  • Filing
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Logistics Support
  • Record Keeping
  • Arranging
  • Coordination
  • Monitoring

Location: The position is based at CDD Society’s head office in Bangalore. Preference will be given to those living in a 30-45 minutes travel radius from the office. 

Working Hours: Start (between 9am-10am) - End (between 5:45-6:45pm). Occasionally (i.e. prior to events, trainings etc.) you may be required to stay a little beyond working hours.  

Leave Policy: Post probation of 6 months, you are entitled to 32 days of leave per year.

Additional: CDD Society is a professional non-profit organisation offering competitive NGO salaries. With 50+ employees at our Bangalore office, it is also a friendly place to work at. We offer free Yoga classes to our employees twice a week. 

To Apply: Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to recruitment.bgl@cddindia.org 

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please note: Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.