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Field Engineering Assistant

Cabo (Brazil)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Cabo (Brazil)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-17

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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

Our client is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 172 member states. Our client is committed to the principle that “humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society”. Established in 1951 and now active in over 440 field locations worldwide, our clientworks with partners, government and civil society to promote international cooperation to address operational challenges of migration and mobility, assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems, and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people. Our client addresses the migratory phenomenon from an integral and holistic perspective, including links to development, in order to maximize its benefits and minimize its negative effects.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager (Community Resilience and Peacebuilding/CRP), in collaboration with the Programme Officer and National Project Officer, the Field Engineering Assistant will be required to work as a member of the CRP team to assist in designing, implementing and coordinate the construction of various infrastructure projects in Cabo Delgado Province.

Role objectives

The Field Engineering Assistant will be required to work as a member of the CRP team to assist in designing, implementing and coordinate the construction of various infrastructure projects in Cabo Delgado Province:

  • Monitor contractor’s work daily to ensure that our client design specifications are correctly interpreted and applied/interpreted.
  • Liaise and interact with the consultants and contractor’s engineers on a daily basis to discuss technical issues on the site.
  • Provide updates and report on the progress of the construction and rehabilitation work for the CRP programme and any challenges encountered.
  • Assist in verifying quantities, timeliness and quality of work as claimed by the Contractors in their Billing Statements.
  • Draft engineering drawings and plans and prepare cost estimates, Bill of Quantities (BoQ), technical specifications, schedules and other tender documents.
  • Support the liaison with project stakeholders as needed for the success of the CRP projects.
  • Support consultations and needs assessments related to infrastructure development and service improvement in locations targeted by CRP unit.
  • Follow up on procurement processes in coordination with the Procurement Unit and payments to service providers, contractors and suppliers in coordination with the Resource Management Unit.
  • Perform such other duties as may be required or assigned.
Project reporting
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Key competencies • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural or Electrical Engineering and/or Architecture from an accredited academic institution with at least four years of relevant professional experience, or
• Minimum Completed High School degree from an accredited school, with at least six years of relevant work experience
• More than combined 4 years’ experience in engineering design and consulting works and in monitoring and supervision of projects in the construction industry.
• Flexible to work in the field to supervise the contractor and in the office to prepare cost estimates, Bill of Quantities (BoQ), technical specifications, schedules and other tender documents.
• Competent to use computer-aided design (CAD) technology and design software (Auto CADD, STAAD, MS Office, etc.) as well as surveying instruments (level, total station, etc.), mapping devices (GPS) and related software (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.) would be of great added value.
• Able to prepare schedules/bills of quantities and estimating cost as well use of MS Office suite software (Word, Excel, Project, etc).
• Knowledgeable in Mozambican National Building Standards and related local/international standards and specifications.
• Knowledge of local context in target project areas (i.e. Northern Region of Mozambique)
• Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.
• Knowledge of financial rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of procurement principles are policies.
• Excellent knowledge in MS office applications.
Team management

N/A

Further information
Qualifications required:

Essential:
  1. High School Diploma with 6 years of experience:
  • More than combined 4 years’ experience in engineering design and consulting works and in monitoring and supervision of projects in the construction industry.
  • Flexible to work in the field to supervise the contractor and in the office to prepare cost estimates, Bill of Quantities (BoQ), technical specifications, schedules and other tender documents.
  • Competent to use computer-aided design (CAD) technology and design software (Auto CADD, STAAD, MS Office, etc.) as well as surveying instruments (level, total station, etc.), mapping devices (GPS) and related software (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.) would be of great added value.
  • Able to prepare schedules/bills of quantities and estimating cost as well use of MS Office suite software (Word, Excel, Project, etc).
  • Knowledgeable in Mozambican National Building Standards and related local/international standards and specifications.
  • Fluency in English and Portiguese.

Desirable:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of experience:
  • Knowledge of local context in target project areas (i.e. Northern Region of Mozambique)
  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of procurement principles are policies.
  • Excellent knowledge in MS office applications.
  • Fluency in local languages of Cabo Delgado province is an advantage.
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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