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Shooting Range Consultant

Mogadishu (Somalia)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Mogadishu (Somalia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-06

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position

Under the overall supervision of the infrastructure Project Manager; the Shooting Range Consultant will provide his/her technical expertise as required to manage and coordinate the shooting Range design and supervision, commissioning and related documentation works. He or she is responsible for ensuring that the shooting range design and construction meets international safety standards.

Role objectives

Consultant Role objectives


  • General Military Infrastructure

  • Feasibility/needs assessment

  •  Design Management

  •  Construction supervision

  •  Knowledge management

  1. General Military Infrastructure 

●  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.
●  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.

2. Feasibility /needs assessment

●  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

3. 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.

4. Construction supervision

●  Supervise construction works and administer works execution as per the contractual provisions and the design specifications.
●  Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications and inform promptly of eventual deviations.
●  Provide regular supervision of the project work progress and quality for on time delivery.

5. 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.

Project reporting

EU Support to Somalia National Army

Key competencies • Ability to work to meet tight schedules under stressful environments and varied cultural context.
• Good team player attitude.
• Ability to perform with professionalism, integrity and commitment to project demands.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
Team management

The Consultant will have no role team management responsibility.

Further information
  • Experience:

  • Experience in small arm shooting range construction - Minimum 5 years

  • Experience in shooting range management - Minimum 5 years

  • Experience in Ballistic Testing - Minimum 5 years

  • Experience in the instruction of firearms training and conduct of live firing - Minimum 5 years

  • Experience in managing the safety aspects during explosive testing and live firing -Minimum 5


    Additional Information :

    Experience in working in East Africa is desired.

    Experience with the QA & QC processes regarding shooting range design and construction is desired.

    Experience working to international standards is desired. Experience in conducting risk assessments is desired. Knowledge of the UN system  procedures is desired. Computer literacy, experience of using MS Office is required.

    Certifications :

    Shooting Range design
    Shooting Range instruction
    Any other relevant certifications will be considered additional quality & suitability for the position.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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