Project Management and Engineering Advisor
Vacancy Number:KVID20170224-36003
Title: Project Management and Engineering Advisor
Category:Engineering
Duration:One Year
Exp.:2017-02-24-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Gender:Male/Female
Location
Organization:ICMA |About ICMA
City:Paktya
Country:AF
Qualification
Education:Bachelor Degree
Work Experience:5 Years
Qualification:

At least 5 years of relevant experience working in or with a municipal government, particularly with land-use plans, capital improvement plans, local economic development plans, and incorporating private sector participation in service delivery in Afghanistan.
Previous familiarity with and experience in procurement, engineering and public works, operations and maintenance, solid waste management, and Geographic Information System (GIS) at the subnational level.
Institutional and capacity building strengthening in the form of training, mentorship, and strategic planning.
Strong analytical skills with good problem solving skills & creativity, supported by good writing skills.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in urban planning, civil engineering or related discipline preferred.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and public speaking ability.
Fluent in Dari and/or Pashto and strong written and spoken English skills (FSI 3S/3R) required.
Previous experience and familiarity working in East of Afghanistan.

 

REPORTING:

The position reports to ­­the Municipal Team Lead. 

Duties & Responsibilities

The Project Management and Engineering Advisor(s) will be responsible for managing the activities in target municipalities in the areas of procurement, engineering and public works, operations and maintenance, solid waste management, use of Geographic Information System (GIS) and IFMS activities in target municipalities. S/he will be physically located in the municipal government offices of Gardiz and will provide mentorship, capacity building training, and other technical assistance as needed to the municipality staff and officials.



OBJECTIVES AND DUTIES:



Provide on-the-job coaching to and mentoring municipal officials working with project management, land-use plans, public works and solid waste management.

Contribute to the design of a customized capacity building plan in areas of procurement, engineering and public works, operations and maintenance, solid waste management, and Geographic Information System (GIS).

Assist in project management of public works and solid waste management as needed.

Annually help assess capacity building progress, making adjustments accordingly.

Identify factors limiting the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the area of procurement, engineering and public works, operations and maintenance, solid waste management, and the use of GIS. Identify and take steps to resolve limiting factors.



 


Submission Guideline

Note: Subject line should be only: Gardiz Project Management and Engineering Advisor -Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please send your cover letter and CV in one file to [email protected] not later than Feb 24, 2017-Late application will not be considered.

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