Senior Site Engineer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Project Manager
  • Deadline:
    15/09/2022

CTG Overview

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
  • Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview Of Position

  • Somalia is amid major new political and security developments that will offer a greater possibility for peace and security than the country has seen in over 20 years. The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), established in 2012, and international community have driven a process of rebuilding of functioning government institutions and processes through Somalia’s peacebuilding and state-building priorities under the Somali Compact (2013-2016), based on the Busan “New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States” agreement. The Somalia National Development Plan (2017-2019), builds on this foundation laid by the Compact and sets the priorities for national recovery and development in full collaboration with national and regional governments. A landmark electoral process in late 2016 and early 2017 resulted in a peaceful transfer of power to a new President and government, in place since February and March 2017 respectively.
  • The government has set out an ambitious agenda for its term (the period to 2021). At the London Somalia Conference in May 2017, a Security Pact was agreed by Somalia and the international community, which will allow for sustainable, long-term security based on mutual accountability.
  • The functional objective of Our Client in Somalia is to deliver projects in an efficient and effective manner, to achieve the development outcomes sought by the Government of Somalia and the donor community. The aim of Our Client in Somalia is to provide implementation services to the Government of Somalia, the donor community and partner agencies in the reconstruction and development of the country. In doing so, Our Client aims to exceed client expectations in the delivery of quality services throughout the country.

Role Objectives The Senior Project Engineer provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to the feasibility/design/construction requirements as well as field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work. The Senior Project Engineer supervising a diverse technical team promotes a collaborative, client focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team. He/She will also provide mentorship to junior team members ensuring knowledge transfer for capacity development.

General Construction

  • Plan and coordinate work activities with the Project Manager
  • Take timely action to prevent potential delays and/or cost overruns that can be avoided.
  • Report and recommend remedial actions regarding potential delays and/or cost overruns to the Project Manager.
  • Provide supervision of project work progress and quality for on-time project delivery.
  • Prepare project related documentation such as periodic progress reports, site monitoring reports,stakeholder meeting minutes, engineer’s instructions and variation orders, contractor’s bills review reports, certifications, client hand-over documents and contracts close-out reports.
  • Manage final hand over and acceptance report based on technical specifications against the approved project.
  • Provide data and information about project work to Project Manager for reporting purposes.
  • Ensure Our Client FIDIC contracts are administered appropriately.
  • Ensure proper liaison, coordination and exchange of information with the Municipal Authority
  • Accompany all site visits by any Authority and Donor representatives.
  • Provide a monthly report to the Project Manager detailing all project matters including quality, health and safety, environmental and financial, as well as any issues relating to possible delays, cost overruns, variations and any other matter as agreed with the Project Manager.

Feasibility /needs assessment

  • Complete needs assessment, organize preliminary studies and monitor/supervise consultants.
  • Support the review of requests for new construction and rehabilitation works.
  • Carry out assessments and prepare reports with recommendations for follow up actions.
  • Assist the Project Manager in redacting the tender dossier, with particular focus to the technical documents (drawings, BoQ, technical specification and standards).

Design Management

  • Outline design requirements (e.g. timeline) to procure design services, including concept, preliminary and final stages where applicable.
  • Manage the design plan ensuring deliverables are available on time, and to the required quality.
  • Review and approve the BoQ.
  • Assist the procurement team with technical assistance in preparation of tender documentation and bid analysis where required

Construction Supervision

  • Supervise construction works and administer works execution as per the contractual provisions and the design specifications.
  • Ensure quantity/quality control and time schedule consistency.
  • Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications and inform promptly of eventual deviations.
  • Ensure construction works are completed on time, within budget and to quality standards.
  • Provide regular supervision of the project work progress and quality for on time delivery.

Knowledge Management

  • Provide training and technology transfer to national personnel and contractor’s personnel and advice on good construction practices, good environmental management practices, and appropriate health and safety standards during construction
  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for development planning and knowledge building.

Impact of Results

  • The effective and successful achievement of results by the Senior Project Engineer directly impacts on achievement of the projects and consequently reinforces the visibility and image of Our client as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services.

Project Reporting

  • Reporting to Mewael KAHSAY

Key Competencies

  • Leadership – Ability to lead, build and sustain effective work relationships with subordinates and peers to achieve common goals.
  • Planning & Organizing – Ability to plan, organize, manage and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
  • Judgment – Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment 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.
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning – Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the organizational operations and project management field.
  • Proven ability to recognize potential market opportunities and challenges to support Our Client business development in Somalia / East Africa.
  • Capacity for persuasive communication, consensus building and obtaining commitments from clients/partners and Our Client personnel.
  • Proficiency in the usage of computers and office software packages.

Team Management

  • This role has no team management responsibility

Further Information

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience, related to the project requirements, in civil engineering construction management is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge in International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) contracts is desirable
  • Work experience in post-conflict/ fragile environments is desirable
  • Work experience in the UN system organizations and/or a developing country is desirable
  • Qualified female candidate are encourage to apply

How to apply

https://app.tayohr.io/jobs/detail/vac-8176-senior-site-engineer-6895

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