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Principal Technical Advisor (architecture or engineering) (m/f/d)

Job Details
Published: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Deadline: 
Friday, May 22, 2020
Country: 
Honduras
Description: 
We are currently searching for a civil engineer or architect for an upcoming project in Honduras
Task description: 

The project aims to improve safe spaces for youth in Honduras. The components include social infrastructure construction and rehabilitation as well as social integration of youth.

Activities include:

  • Urban development (construction, rehabilitation of social infrastructure);
  • Work supervision;
  • Management of environmental, social and health and safety norms and standards;
  • Community participation in social processes;
  • Prevention of youth violence;
  • Institutional strengthening;
  • Project management;
  • Monitoring and / or evaluation of projects; and
  • Acquisition processes.
Qualifications: 
  • Civil engineer or architect (exclusion criteria);
  • Ten (10) years of professional experience (from the first job after university graduation in the requested field);
  • Experiences in social infrastructure development;
  • Experience in project management, project monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experiences in construction supervision;
  • Experiences in Capacity Building and institutional strengthening;
  • Five (5) years of work experience in Latin America, preferably in the North Central American triangle and Honduras;
  • Languages: Spanish and English
  • Projects financed by the International Development Cooperation, specific experiences with KfW Development Bank is considered a plus; and
  • Experience in leading positions is considered a plus.
Other information : 

Duration

  • Project starting date is unclear due to the current situation (corona crisis)
  • The project will be implemented over a period of 4 years. The Principal Technical Adviser will act as full-time expert over a period of the first year. Thereafter, he will be intervening intermittently.

Location

  • Project office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Missions to different zones of intervention in Honduras
How to apply: 

If interested, please apply and/or register via our automated application system on our website (https://gopa-infra.de/register-expert-database). Please provide an updated CV, pertinent certificates and diplomas as well as remuneration.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.