Civil Engineer – Mogadisho

  • Full time
  • 10 months ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Oct 17 ,2020
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 6 years

Job Description

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

In late 2019 parts of Somalia experienced some of the worst flooding in the country’s recent history resulting in several deaths and significant damage to infrastructure, crops, property, and livestock. Further to this flood event, a joint assessment was undertaken by the World Bank and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) to assess the losses and damage caused by the floods and to develop a strategy for immediate recovery and longer-term resilience building.

As a result Somalia Crisis Recovery Project (SCRP) was formulated and financed by the World Bank to the Federal Ministry of Finance (MOF).

The project aimed at supporting the recovery of livelihoods and infrastructure in flood and drought affected areas and strengthening the capacity for disaster preparedness nationwide, has 5 components;

  • Component 1: Immediate basic services and livelihood support;
  • Component 2: Medium-term flood recovery;
  • Component 3: Longer term disaster preparedness;
  • Component 4: Project management; and
  • Component5: Contingent emergency response.
The recovery interventions will focus on three flood affected Sates (Hirshabelle, South West State and Jubaland), while the longer term interventions will focus on a broader national coverage, enabling Government capacity strengthening in Disaster Risk Management.
The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the MOF has now commenced the implementation of the Somalia Crisis Recovery Project (SCRP) activities with the United Nations Office for Project Services (Our client) assisting with the technical support.
Role objectives

The Engineer embedded within the PIU team of the MOF will undertake assessments of the infrastructure related work requests and advise with information on feasibility, preliminary costs estimates and other planning inputs to assist PIU’s work plan development process and the subsequent design developments. The specific roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to;

  • Review infrastructure related work requests received by the PIU, rank them in order of the priority assigned by the PIU and ensure the completeness of information received
  • Assess the work requests for feasibility, develop scope of works and preliminary costs estimates as input to the PIU planning process
  • In consultation with the stakeholders, develop the designs for the expected infrastructure upgrade and rehabilitation works in the areas of irrigation canals, WASH activities, roads, buildings and other general civil engineering works including specifications and detailed estimates
  • Assist PIU in the engagement of implementing partners / contractors for the rehabilitation works implementation providing technical input to the process
  • Assist PIU in the rehabilitation works implementation supervision including quality control, progress monitoring, work quantities verifications for payments etc.
  • Preparation of PIU support progress reports outlining achievements, issues encountered and proposed improvements etc, as requested by the Our client Team Leader
  • Other tasks and duties requested by the Our client Team Leader to support PIU team in delivering infrastructure construction and rehabilitation

Project reporting: To the Team Leader

  Key competencies:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or in a related area is required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of working experience in civil engineering services including assessments, designs and construction supervision of small-scale / community level infrastructure is required
  • Ability to use engineering drafting software to develop engineering drawings is required.
  • Working experience in Somalia is essential
  • Fluent in written and spoken Somali and English is required
  • Specific experience in design and rehabilitation of irrigation canals, WASH related infrastructure, rural roads and small buildings is preferred
Team management: This role does not require team managemen Further information:
  • This is a local national role
  • qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply