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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Construction Engineer/ Manager Jobs in Juba Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Construction Engineer/ Manager. Construction Engineer/ Manager Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 19/05/2023.
Construction Engineer/ Manager Jobs at Save the Children Details
|Recruiter Name||Save the Children|
|Name of Vacancy||Construction Engineer/ Manager Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Construction Engineer/ Manager Jobs Description
The incumbent of this position represents Save the Children values and principles in interactions with staff and external audiences. These values and principles include commitment to the mission of Save the Children international, team orientation, quality management and leadership development, introducing systems and procedures to strengthen staff motivation and productivity.
The post holder will specifically oversee and provide all functional aspects of construction , technical support to the infrastructure construction components of the project from design and procurement, to supervision and contributing to reports. He/she will also ensure that the material and financial resources of the project are well managed in line with planned financial, grant management and other approved guidelines in close collaboration with the Programme Managers and other team members. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
This is a challenging role in a complex environment for constructing schools, clinics, and other buildings. It requires a highly dedicated, experienced individual who can manage the difficulties of living and working in such an environment and still be fundamental in helping to drive forward our programmes and our ambitions while focusing on improving the current systems from knowledge and experience gained through at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in this area. . Equally, South Sudan today is a rewarding place to be – a new country that still needs much of its plans for the future to be laid out and put in place. Joining Save the Children here now is thus an immensely exciting opportunity to help shape the future of a country as we, one of the largest agencies in the country, help formulate the future direction of this country – helping to put its children first.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MYRP CoP (dotted line to Head of Supply Chain Manager)
Staff reporting to this post: None
Budget Responsibilities: None
Internal: All Staff and all Managers in Save the Children mainly Area Managers, Project team, Finance, Supply Chain and HR across the 2 Operational Areas
External: County Level sections, Local and International NGOs and UN Agencies in the field location
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Conduct feasibility and environment assessment, design and preparing BOQs and drawings for specific construction works planned through the project
In coordination with supply chain and other relevant project team, responsible for preparing, reviewing and administering contracts and infrastructure related components of the project.
Develop and review of technical design documents of the project and recommend relevant modifications, if required, and also ensure that the project plans, drawings or sketches are well understood by the implementating contractors/teams, provide implementation guidelines and give feedback as appropriate.
Ensure that all construction related procurement plan are carefully developed and submitted to procurement unit and procurement requests (PR) are submitted in time as per the procurement plan.
Conducts construction site handing over, make regular supervision to all construction project sites and evaluate the progress
Checking the contractors work schedule, crew formation and material delivery program and commenting on its effectiveness with regard to timely completion of the work without any logjams.
Notifies any omissions, fault or deviation to the contractor and other concerned bodies so as to take timely measures
Prepare daily duties/schedule in detail in the order of their complexity and supervise the construction works at all critical stages.
Checking the quality of materials and workmanship for conformity with the requirements of the contract and provide site instructions as required
Approving of the contractor’s work to proceed from one stage to another.
Checking, correcting and approving contractors Take-Off Sheet and Payment Request based on the measurements taken and submit to his supervisor/logistics unit
Taking responsibilities for the construction work and administration of the contract.
Checking site daily dairies and schedules and evaluating weekly plans of the contractor.
Take measure if the contractor performs his work less than the schedule as per the contract agreement
Carry on Recording, Documentation and Reporting of attainments and encounters on daily, monthly, quarterly bases as needed.
Organize meeting with the contractor’s staffs on regular basis (weekly, monthly and quarterly).
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual progress report and conduct provisional acceptance for completed projects
Visit and assess proposed construction sites in project areas and make decisions based on consultation with the national Construction Manager, communities and concerned government officials as required.
Work with the procurement team in outsourcing and contract administration for all the construction activities implemented by the project in different counties.
Examine and process payment requests for construction works in the project area.
Keep record of federal and regional standard designs for Education, Health and WASH and other rural infrastructure activities and adopt them as required
Establish a contract management database and keep updated record of progresses, also coordinate and supervise construction works in order to assure quality of construction.
Work closely with procurement unit to ensure that contract values are within the available budget limit, and also keep record of payables (retentions) and receivables (advances) and inform all concerned timely for release and/or recovery.
Ensure that the project plans, drawings or sketches are well understood by the implementation contractors/teams, provide implementation guidelines and give feedback as appropriate.
Identify and organise procurement of locally available construction materials in close collaboration with the Field Office procurement team.
Ensure effective and efficient use of all SC’s financial and material resources in order to keep costs to the lowest possible
Ensuring the materials and procedures employed by the workers are in accordance with the industry regulations.
Prepare action plans jointly with project staffs and local government and other stakeholder for monitoring, review and periodic project reporting.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, intermediate and final reports and submit to the supervisor
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Review, Follow up and assessment
Review technical design documents for construction works and fully participate in the preparation and analysing tendering and contract administration processes.
Follow up on planning and implementation of all construction undertakings and also review and monitor the performance of construction companies for compliance with the contract agreements they entered into with Save the Children
Review and examine construction payment requests
Review the status and progress of SC’s construction projects, including assessment of the construction work quality including design, and implementation processes
Actively participate in the construction projects management Processes (Planning phase, Design phase, Bidding phase, & Construction phase and Post construction phase)
Provide technical advice, training and support to community based structures where relevant to ensure that activities are carried out on timely manner and used sustainably.
Ensure work plan relates closely to the regular updated project work plan guiding the project implementation and progress towards completion.
NB. This post focuses on emergency/humanitarian programming, but will be expected to contribute to SCI’s dual mandate and support as needed in both emergencies and development settings.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
willing to take disciplined risks.
honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Bachelor’s degree, Diploma or equivalent in construction engineering or related technical field from an accredited program.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
At least three years for BSc and five years for Diploma of work experience in construction sector including community managed physical structures at least three year’s in the local or international NGOs or government
Must have 3 – 5 years of experience managing large scale NGO construction projects
Proven and significant experience in national and international procurement and contract management, including an ability to review procurement demands and trends, and to develop strategies to fill identified gaps.
Knowledge of South. Sudan and international construction laws and regulations.
Field level experience in logistics for international development and emergency programmes
Understanding of and experience in the project implementation techniques, participatory planning, implementation and monitoring basic practices;
Proven skills on managing changes, achieving results, ensuring quality, team and capacity building.
Ability and willingness to work under pressure as part of a professional team.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including cultural sensitivity, assertiveness and negotiating skills.
Demonstrated planning and organizational skills;
Spoken and written fluency in English
Computer literate and operational knowledge of MS office, Photoshop, email/internet and other Engineering-Software (AutoCAD, AutoDesk Revit, Premavera and Sap2000)
Excellent in writing periodic reports
Ability to work independently, take personal initiative, and multi-task including strong facilitation skills in an ever changing, dynamic environment
Willingness to travel to field offices within the communities
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Knowledge of the area, socio-culture and local language where the post is located as an added advantage
Practical experience in implementation of community managed infrastructures / facilities
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
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