Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Spécialiste en Génie Rural Nat. Specialist UNDP Comoros
VMAM Code
COMR000053-10667
Open

Spécialiste en Génie Rural

Spécialiste en Génie Rural

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Comoros
Location, Country
Moroni (COM)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
24 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision directe de coordinateur national du projet, en collaboration avec le PNUD et la DGEF, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Fournir une assistance technique et stratégique à l’équipe du projet dans la mise en œuvre et leur suivi des activités relatives à la mobilisation des ressources, l’adduction en eau potable et à l’irrigation ;
  • Apporter son appui dans l’élaboration des termes de références, des dossiers d’appels ; d’offres aux marchés de constructions des ouvrages hydrauliques agricoles et leurs annexes ;
  • Participer à l'élaboration des prescriptions techniques des travaux à réaliser, à l’élaboration des Dossiers d’appels d’offres et à l’évaluation des offres ;
  • Appuyer l’équipe du projet dans ses actions d’information, d’éducation et de communication des agriculteurs, notamment les principaux bénéficiaires des infrastructures et équipements hydrauliques agricoles ;
  • Appuyer la DGEF dans son rôle de maitrise d’ouvrage avec les prestataires (Bureaux d’études, consultants etc ) ;
  • Contribuer à l’élaboration et l’exécution d’un plan de renforcement des capacités des institutions au niveau national et des collectivités afin qu’elles intègrent la dimension changement climatique dans la gestion des ressources en eau et dans la révision des politiques de développement ;
  • Contribuer à la rédaction et à la diffusion des rapports d’activité du projet ;
  • Superviser les travaux d’aménagement des sources de captage des eaux et de forage, des réseaux d’adduction d’eau potable ainsi des infrastructures connexes (ouvrages de stockage, réseaux d’irrigation et impluviums) ;
  • Apporter son appui dans la mise en place d’un mécanisme de suivi des chantiers de construction des infrastructures ;
  • Participer au suivi d'exécution des contrats des travaux et services pour les infrastructures urbaines et rurales ;
  • Participer à la réception des ouvrages et infrastructures réalisés suivant les normes prescrites ;
  • Exécuter toutes autres tâches qui pourraient lui être demandées par la Coordination Nationale du projet et la DGEF ;
  • Participer à la validation des travaux des infrastructures agricoles et rurales à réhabiliter ou à̀ construire (les adductions, forages et sources d'eau ;
  • Elaborer les rapports d’activités, les rapports techniques sur l’évolution des travaux, un rapport sur les leçons apprises et tout autre rapport en ligne requis par le Programme VNU.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Titluaire d'un diplôme en Bacc +5 en Hydraulique ou équivalent

Required experience
36 Months
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
Area of expertise details
  • Connaissances en gestion durable des ressources en eau
  • Avoir une maitrise pertinente dans la conception, la mise en œuvre, le contrôle et le suivi de construction d’infrastructures hydrauliques ;
  • Avoir des connaissances en gestion des ressources en eau.
  • Capacité informatique : maitrise de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word ...) AUTOCAD, COVADIS, ARC VIEW/GIS
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte créé, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 27 September 2021
Expert Project Engineer Nat. Expert UNDP Zambia
VMAM Code
ZMBR000249-10681
Open

Expert Project Engineer

Expert Project Engineer

National Expert
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Zambia
Location, Country
Mporokoso, Solwezi (ZMB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the overall supervision of the Governance and Gender Advisor and the direct supervision of Gender Programme Coordinator, the Project Engineer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Project implementation:
    • Execute the project according to the project plan and supervise daily works;
    • Develop forms and records to document project activities and set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured;
    • Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project;
    • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project;
    • Review the quality of works completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.
  • Design Development:
    • Establish and coordinate the formal and informal communication structure, processes, and procedures for the design development of the project;
    • Prepare a detailed construction design and supportive documents based on an updated indicative construction programme;
    • Manage, coordinate and integrate the construction design in a sequence to suit the project design and quality requirements in two sites – one after another;
    • Conduct and record the appropriate planning, design, coordination, and management meetings, including facilitating inputs for the design on constructability;
    • Manage, coordinate and expedite the preparation of all ‘as-built’ drawings and design documentation.
  • Tender documentation and procurement:
    • Provide support in the development of the procurement strategy for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers;
    • Ensure appropriate insurances required for the implementation of the project by the contractor(s) are provided during the procurement stage;
    • Conduct the reconciliation of tender prices within the project budget;
    • Establish the format and procedures for monitoring and control of the cost of the works;
    • Facilitate the approval of the tender recommendation(s) by stakeholders.
  • Construction documentation and management:
    • Review detailed architectural or engineering designs prior to mobilization of works, manage all site instructions issued to the contractor and coordinate the handover of the site to the contractor;
    • Regularly monitor the performance of the contractor against the Programme of Works and Method Statement and report on any review and/or adjudication circumstances and entitlements that may arise from any changes required to the Contract Programme and Method Statement;
    • Establish efficient procedures for quality assurance, verifying contractor performance, reporting progress and problems in a timely manner, including quality control reports and quantity survey records;
    • Establish effective procedures for monitoring and controlling cost variations, including, but not limited to requests for variation or change orders, requests for time extension, and contractor’s claims and invoices;
    • Monitor and certify all necessary testing and commissioning conducted by the contractors, review and manage any adjudicated contractual claims and monitor long lead items and off-site production by the contractors and suppliers;
    • Prepare fortnightly project reports;
    • Facilitate and monitor the issuance of Works Completion Lists and the Certificate of Work Completion in the two project sites.
  • Cost Management:
    • Prepare and submit periodic cost reports during construction and conduct valuations for all submitted claims by the contractor and certify payment claims;
    • Track changes to design and/or construction works and adjust budget projections accordingly.
  • Evaluation:
    • Ensure that project deliverables are met on time, within budget and at the required level of quality;
    • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.
  • Project close out:
    • Ensure and review the issuance of the Works Completion Certificates;
    • Oversee handover of all operating and maintenance manuals, warranties and guarantees;
    • Manage and expedite the procurement of all statutory compliance certificates and documentation;
    • Manage the finalization of the Health and Safety File for submission to the client;
    • Coordinate and manage the rectification of defects during the Defects Liability Period;
    • Manage the preparation of the final account at project completion;
    • Coordinate and review the issuance of the Final Completion Defects list and Certificate of Final Completion;
    • Prepare and present the Project Closeout Report.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master's degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Building Science, Structural Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field. Professional Body Membership is an added advantage.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in construction management or related field;
  • Experience in engineering design, management and reporting using results framework is desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNDP, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Civil engineering and construction supervision
Area of expertise details
  • Demonstrated interest and or experience in construction management and supervision.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27 September 2021
Child Protection Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000747-9999
Open

Child Protection Officer

Child Protection Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Maputo (MOZ)
Language skills
Portuguese
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the general leadership of the Chief of Child Protection and direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Mozambique (VAC, Child Marriage), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • With close guidance from supervisor, assist in the coordination with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Action (MGCAS) and other partners for the implementation of the child marriage and violence against children UNICEF program components (regular communication, attendance of coordination meetings, elaborate minutes, linkages with partners and with UNICEF provincial offices).
  • Under close guidance from supervisor, provide technical support to MGCAS for the reactivation of the response plan on violence against children (including child marriage), its implementation and monitoring.
  • Provide support in the implementation and reporting of the Child Marriage Global programme: participate in the selection of the consultancy work about elaboration of a position paper on temporary shelter for victims of violence and child marriage, ensure coordination with MGCAS and facilitate
  • the organization of the meetings/interviews for key stakeholders.
  • Maintain regular and close coordination with CECAP (civil society partners working on child marriage) at central and provincial level
  • Support the convergency agenda on CM and adolescent empowerment internally in UNICEF and with UNFPA and UN Women
  • Under close guidance from supervisor, participate in technical meetings with MGCAS on the evaluation of the CM Strategy as well as the evaluation follow up plan.
  • Contribute to developing a clear GBV engagement strategy within the CP section at national and provincial level, in both humanitarian and development programming
  • Under the guidance of the supervisor, undertake dedicated learning of relevant courses available on Agora and familiarize with normative and evidence-based research documents in the area of CM and VAC
  • Contribute to knowledge management through generation of human-interest stories for donor and internal UNICEF reports.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social science, social work, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of three to three years of professional experience in project management of social or community development; provision of technical assistance for service delivery, to government and/or civil society organizations in Mozambique; knowledge and experience in implementation of national legislation pertaining to children and sound knowledge of Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health, (ASRH), Violence against Children (VAC), Gender based Violence (GBV) including child marriage and other harmful practices in Mozambique is a requirement.

Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 September 2021