ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT
DUTY STATION: Iligan/ Marawi City
FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Project Technical Supervisor
CONTRACT MODALITY Local Individual Contractor (LICA)
DURATION 01 May 2018 – 31 March 2019, extendable depending on funding availability and performance
DEADLINE DATE:    13 April 2018 (extended until 30 April 2018)

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the development and implementation of standards related to community contracts design implementation, and monitoring and reporting
  • Responsible for project development, engineering design and estimation for all construction and maintenance activities including management, coordination and planning of resources for engineering support in the reconstruction of houses and community infrastructure;
  • Liaise with local and national and agencies to ensure adequate exchange of information and provision of full assistance on engineering and related support matters;
  • Support the Project Manager in managing the technical staff including work distribution, financial recording and reporting, filing, maintenance of price lists and technical data;
  • Provide specialized inputs on the house and training program of the project, specifically on the technical aspect;
  • Report to the Team Leader and closely work together with the team of specialists working under the project;
  • Provide DRR inputs in the training and house design of the project;
  • Provide input to local work teams/groups for construction of houses and community infrastructure on construction quality standards measures and practices;
  • Coordinate with the UN-Habitat team in reviewing of the house plans and training program ;
  • Develop session guides that will be used in coaching/mentoring sessions;
  • Submit activity completion report to the Team Leader following agreed project templates and parameters;
  • Perform related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, architecture or related field. Must be a licensed professional.

Experience and skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in infrastructure works and housing rehabilitation/ construction
  • Proven experience in innovative technical responses to mitigate disaster and reduce risks
  • Experience of working with communities and participatory techniques is an important asset
  • Solid experience in community-based development initiatives and interventions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is essential, as most of the work will be done through a process of consultation at all levels
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications especially Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent knowledge of CAD applications (AutoCAD)

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