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Position titleSenior Project Engineer
Place of performanceMogadishu, Somalia
Apply by11/02/2020
Start date01/03/2020
Durationup to 12 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationMaster's degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required.
Sector experienceMinimum of 7 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 year of experience in Africa (essential).
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
Overview of consultant role position
The Senior Project Engineer provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to the feasibility/design/construction requirements as well as field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work. The Senior Project Engineer supervising a diverse technical team promotes a collaborative, client focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team. He/She will also provide mentorship to junior team members ensuring knowledge transfer for capacity development.
 
Role objectives
Consultant Role objectives
  • General construction
  • Feasibility/needs assessment
  • Design Management
  • Construction supervision
  • Knowledge management
Expected output 

1.      General Construction
  • 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.
  • Prepare project related documentations such as periodic progress reports, site monitoring reports, stakeholder meeting minutes, engineer's instructions and variation orders, contractor's bills review reports, certifications, client hand-over documents and contracts close-out reports.
  • 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.
  • Ensure our client's contracts are administered appropriately.
  • Ensure proper liaison, coordination and exchange of information with the Municipal Authority
  • Accompany all site visits by any Authority and Donor representatives.
  • Provide a monthly report to the Project Manager detailing all project matters including quality, health and safety, environmental and financial, as well as any issues relating to possible delays, cost overruns, variations and any other matter as agreed with the Project Manager.  
2.      Feasibility /needs assessment
  • Complete needs assessment, organize preliminary studies and monitor/supervising consultants.
  • 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.
  • Ensure quantity/quality control and time schedule consistency.
  • Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications and inform promptly of eventual deviations.
  • Ensure constructions works are completed on time, within budget and to quality standards.
  • 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
Project Reporting 
Infrastructure Projects in Somalia.
 
Key competenciesKey competencies/qualifications:
Education
• A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required.
• A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 7 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
• AutoCAD certification is desirable.
• Project Management certification (for example PRINCE2® Foundation is desirable)

Language:
• Fluent in English (in both written and oral communication of English language).
Experience:
• A minimum of 7 years of experience, related to the project requirements, in civil engineering construction management is required.
• Demonstrated International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) contract knowledge is desirable.
• Ability to use MS office is desirable
• Preparing of BOQs;
Competencies
• Demonstrates strong technical knowledge and commitment to continuous learning.
• Demonstrates results orientation and focus on solutions.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with clients, donors and other stakeholders.
• Ability to plan work in a collaborative manner and to manage priorities
• Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve the goals of the project and in accordance with our client's shared goals
• Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
• Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
• The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for keeping abreast of new developments in engineering
Team management
Team management 
The Consult will have team management responsibility, and he/she will supervise project site engineers. 
 
Further information

The consultant to have geographical experience in Somalia Regional States.