Road Construction Inspector Assistant.

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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Monitoring and Evaluation
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Overview of position:

Somalia Urban Resilience Project – phase 2 (SURP-II) is a municipal governance and infrastructure development project financed by the World Bank and its partners, aimed at improving access to urban infrastructure and strengthening municipal governance in Somalia. Our client is providing technical assistance to the SURP-II works implementation at 4 Municipalities: Baidoa, Garowe, Kismayo, and Mogadishu. The works involve the construction of urban roads, drainage works, office buildings, rehabilitation and maintenance of the selected urban infrastructure, and installation of streetlights. The work implementation is managed by the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the respective Municipality using private sector Contractors. Our client technical assistance includes the Contracts management and construction supervision support to the PIU to ensure the works are implemented in accordance with the technical design, specifications, and engineering standards as specified in the civil works contract documents, and also in compliance with environmental and social safeguards standards. Working alongside the PIU, our client also contributes to strengthening PIU staff capacity through ‘on-the-job’ training.

Role objectives:

The Road Construction Inspector Assistant will assist in the site supervision and reporting activities, under the guidance of the Resident Engineer. The specific roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Engineer in day-to-day supervision of the construction works by checking the Contractor works and maintaining daily site diaries on progress and work quality.
  • Assist the Environmental & Social Safeguard Specialist in the monitoring of the social and environmental impact management activities of the works by the Contractor(s) and keeping of the records.
  • Assist the Engineer in taking measurements of Contractor(s) completed works in order to verify the Contractor(s) submitted invoices for the works completed.
  • Assist in the site surveys, material sampling, and other duties related to the works implementation progress monitoring and quality control as directed by the Engineer.

Project reporting:

Reporting to the Resident Engineer.

Key competencies:

  • Planning & Organizing – Ability to plan, organize, manage, and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands, and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
  • Judgement – Demonstrated ability to apply good judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Residents of Baidoa will be given priority.

How to apply

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