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Local Infrastructure Specialist

Myanmar (Myanmar)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Myanmar (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
  • Closing Date: 2021-07-31

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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 direction and guidance of the Infrastructure Manager, the local contractor firm/engineers are responsible to conduct the site assessment visits to the initially proposed health infrastructure sites in Shan State (North, East and South).   
The site assessment is mainly aimed to brief the local authorities and EHOs on the planned activities of the improvement of the health infrastructures under Takeda Program; collect data for the design, costing, and construction of health facilities in Kyethi and Monghsu townships in Shan South. It includes gathering pertinent site information on particular health facilities and the sites to be assessed by the local contractor firm/engineers are provided as in the table below.
Role objectives
The particular objectives of the assessment visits are to :-
  • Establish links with the local authorities, EHOs, health staff and communities through briefings and presentations on the planned activities as this is a part of stakeholders management
  • Collect sufficient data through measuring, inspections, photographic records, interviews etc. for design, costing, and construction in the selected sites
  • Collect sufficient data on cost of labor, materials, and equipment in Shan State, which is critical to build engineers’ estimates
  • Discuss with local communities and brief them on the intended plans and seek their feedback.
  • Prioritize the list of proposed health infrastructure for new construction and for refurbishment.
  • Complete the detailed list and information of the visited Health Infrastructures.
  • Sites assessment report including prioritization and recommendations.

Time Schedule for submission of the assessment report 
  • Within a week after completion of the site assessment.

Duration of services 
  • The intended commencement date for the Service is in June 2021 (approximately) and the period of execution of the contract will be 21 days from the date of signing of the contract.
Project reporting
Reporting will be determined at a later stage.
Key competencies Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

a. Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education):

- Bachelor's of equivalent degree in Civil Engineering or any other relevant field; additional years of relevant work experience.

b. Work Experience

• Relevant numbers of years of working experience in project assessment, design & management experience in rehabilitation projects & construction projects.
• A previous experience in rehabilitation & construction of hospitals is an asset.
• Excellent oral & written communication skills is preferable.
• Strong interpersonal skills & ability to work as part of a team.
• Experience in the usage of computers & software packages (drawing software, structural software, office (MS Word, Excel, etc.) & advance knowledge of spreadsheet & database packages is required

c. Language
- Intermediate level in written and spoken English and fluency in Myanmar language is required.

d. Other
- Ability to travel within Myanmar may be required.
- Ability to work in remote regions of Myanmar may be required.
- Good literacy with Google (“g-suite”) products. Experience with SharePoint, PowerBi, Outlook, and Microsoft Office suite are desirable. Strong Excel skills are an asset.
Team management
Reporting will be determined at a later stage.
Further information
The townships which the project will cover:

Preference will be given to Burmese nationals. Please include the city preference when applying.
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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