Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Plan International Tanzania,Technical Advisor Jobs in Tanzania

Job Summary:Under the supervision of the Emergence Response Manager, and in close coordination with Procurement Manager and Coordinator, the Technical Advisor – Construction will provide technical leadership and management oversight of the design and construction of Child Friendly space and Youth Centre in Nduta and Mtendeli Camps.

Typical Responsibilities
· Ensure that the physical technical and functional design and construction effort is aligned with Government of Tanzania building specifications for human userability and environmental regulations, by building strong professional relationships with relevant government ministries at district levels.
· Engage with others in the construction sector in Tanzania to leverage lessons learned, best practices and models relevant to schools construction.
· Liaise with Emergence Response Manager providing updates on progress, challenges and timings of construction
· Monitor and provide technical support for all construction activities
· Support the construction bid tender process as per Plan’s guidelines, with the tender documents being prepared by the engineering company/consultant
· Undertake regular field trips to all construction sites
· Review construction designs vis-à-vis Ministry building and environmental specifications
· Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
· Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
· Interpret and explain architectural plans and construction designs to Emergence response Manager and procurement team
· Ensure all necessary permits, licenses, inspections and signatures are obtained by the architectural/engineering firm and/or Construction Company.
· Serve as liaison between construction firm and Emergence response manager

Qualifications and Experience
· Education – University degree in BSc Civil Engineering
· Registration as a professional engineer or comparable accreditation
· At least 3 years demonstrable, progressive experience in design, planning, monitoring and project management of construction projects
· Training – completion of courses on: partnership management; project management;
· Experience – strong experience in large project management, specifically involving construction
· Experience in working with a variety of actors including Government agencies, non-state actors and donors at different levels
· Desirable to have demonstrable experience in community and/or international development including management experience

Plan International Tanzania is a child centered organization. Protecting the rights of the children is of paramount interest to us. Subsequently, all short listed candidates will undergo a police vetting check for criminal offenses particularly relating to any type of child abuse. The successful candidate will be required to sign and adhere to the Plan Tanzania child protection policy.

The above position carries attractive remuneration as per Plan International Tanzania salary structure and incentive package.

Application Instructions:
Plan International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with names of three referees, and their contacts.
All applications should be sent to recruitment.tanzania@plan-international.orghand delivery at Plan International Kibondo Office not later than 11th November, 2016. Applicants will be shortlisted as they come in basis.

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