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Position titleRoad Engineer
Place of performanceKismayu & Baidoa, Somalia
Apply by20/06/2019
Start date24/06/2019
Durationup to 2 months (@25days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in in Civil Engineering (or similar discipline) is required..
Sector experienceMinimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Construction experience and/or minimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Urban Development experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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CTG OverviewCTG 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
  • The Somalia country office of our client is undertaking feasibility studies & detailed study of 30 km or urban roads in Kismayo & 20 km of urban roads in Baidoa. The project is the component of the Somali Urban Investment Planning Project (SUIPP) supported by the World Bank & delivered in close working partnership with the municipalities & the govt. partners. The feasibility study report is due by end of June & the detailed design documentation is due by end of August.
  • The specific role expected from the Road Engineer is to provide the field based support including site assessments, data collection & local input to the feasibility studies & designs
Role objectives
Consultant role objectives:
  • Assist the Road Design Engineer with various technical tasks related to feasibility studies & preliminary designs of roads.
  • Undertake field data collection, analysis & provide input to various reports being prepared by the design team.
  • Develop BOQ & prepare detailed construction cost estimates using unit rates analysis, market rates or the other methodologies applicable to Somalia.
  • Support other project tasks as requested by the Road Design Engineer to deliver overall client component. 
Expected output:
  • Complete all assigned technical tasks including BOQ's & cost estimates on time to amend the agreed quality standards.
Project reporting
The consultant will report to the road Design Engineer.
Key competenciesEducation:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or similar discipline) is required.

Experience:
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in design & construction of urban roads/highways is required.
- Experience in preparation of BOQ's & construction costs estimates of road works is required.
- Experience in preparation of road designs using Civil 3D software (or similar) is desirable.

Language:
- Fluency in English is required.
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
This role is for a period of 45 working days over the duration of 2 months.