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Field Engineer (m/f/d)

Job Details
Published: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Deadline: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Country: 
Liberia
Languages: 
Description: 
For upcoming project opportunities in Liberia, we are looking for a potential Field Engineer. The expert must be willing to travel and/or be based (as per the descriptions below) in the southeast of Liberia.
Task description: 

The Field Engineer (International Long-term Expert Junior Category) will be required for a period of 17 months to perform the following tasks:

  • Working with community-based organisations;
  • Monitoring supervision consultants and works contracts;
  • Management and approval of interim payment requests from works contractors;
  • Establishment of reporting and management systems for multiple small contracts;
  • Setting-up of work site record systems;
  • Contractual dispute resolution;
  • On-the-job training;
  • Collection and sharing of data for network management; and
  • Preparation of annual procurement plans.
Qualifications: 

Education: BSc or equivalent in Civil Engineering.

General professional experience: 15 years professional experience in highway design, construction, and maintenance (sealed and gravel roads in developing countries)

Specific professional experience

  • 10 years experience in planning and management of road maintenance; preparation of annual maintenance plans, management and supervision of small works contracts (proven with reference projects from previous assignments);
  • 10 years experience in analysing performance and discern the causes of problems in managing works and proposing and implementing solutions (proven with reference projects from previous assignments);
  • 10 years experience in training and leading stakeholders to build capacity in the planning, tendering and involvement in the financial management of programmes and preparation of bids, for works and services (proven with reference projects from previous assignments);
  • 10 years experience in working with tender documents and tender processes in various environments especially with respect to road works contracting (proven with reference projects from previous assignments);
  • 10 years experience in reporting (proven with reference projects from previous assignments); and
  • 10 years experience in development and implementation of training (proven with reference projects from previous assignments).

Leadership/management experience

  • 10 years experience in leading supervisors and beneficiaries of a project (proven with reference projects from previous assignments);
  • 10 years experience with roles in supervision, programme management, works management, design, with either a contractor, consultant, civil service or agency (proven with reference projects from previous assignments); and
  • 10 years experience in manageing and resolving conflict and build consensus on the job (proven with reference projects from previous assignments).

Regional experience

  • Five years experience in roads sector projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Other

  • Computer skills to use office programmes, such as Word and Excel;
  • Previous knowledge of the use of ROMAPS would be a plus; and
  • Public accounting (proven with reference projects from previous assignments).
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the assignment, kindly send your application in English language via our webform (incl. your current CV, preferably in EU format).

Please understand that only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.