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Engineering Services Consultant

Job Category:
Consultants
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
8
Agency / Project:
UNDP CPRU
City/Location:
Sukkur, Multan, Hyderabad, Peshawar, Muzaffargarh, Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
06 February, 2011
Last Date to apply:
14 February, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

• The incumbent should have a broad understanding across the field of civil engineering, rural and urban development including sewerage, drainage, water supply, roads, basic house construction etc.
• The candidate should have interest and, ideally, previous exposure to low-cost methods for incremental development in urban low-income settlements.
• Knowledge of urban issues and a commitment to sustainable development is desired.
• The candidate must have excellent written and spoken communication skills, both in English and Urdu.

Description:
 

·         Responsible for planning, implementation and follow-up of all technical engineering and construction matters related to the ER programme’s infrastructure development components of roads, bridges, drainage, sanitation and housing.
·         Assist participating communities in preparing technical designs and cost estimates.
·         Guide the community and social organizers on technical issues on an on-going basis.
·         Advice partners (NGOs/government departments) on technical matters related to programme activities.
·         Develop technical guidance notes for community and active partners in English and Urdu.
·         Oversee and guide the community offices in the preparation of any other material or technical issues in the field.
·         Assist in documenting the programme’s results and best Practices in the relevant sub-sectors.
·         Contribute to annual and quarterly reports.
·         Assess the training needs of staff and stakeholders
Arrange/design training for the various groups.
Any other infrastructure related activity taken up by the ER programme in the future.
Deliverables:

·         1 Work plan containing available data on damages to govt. building infrastructure in flood affected districts. 
·         1 Inventory, prioritizing the buildings to be rehabilitated based on consultation with the stakeholders at all levels. 
·         Firm estimates for use in planning, budgeting, implementation and the related documents on the basis of consultation with all concerned quarters
·         1 Comprehensive Reconstruction Plan for the reconstruction and repair of buildings at all levels formed in close collaboration with the provincial/state and district government and relevant agencies. 
·         Detailed budgets and phasing for the implementation of component activities including prioritization of schemes over the implementation period. 
·         Arrange trainings for technical assistance /capacity building needs at all levels for implementation. Contribution to quarterly and annual progress reports.
·         1 Technical Guidance note in English and Urdu for community and social organizers
·         1 Technical Guidance note in English and Urdu for partner government and non government organizations.
·         1 Final Progress Report documenting results and highlighting best practices
·         Payment Schedule:
·         10% upon submission of Work Plan
·         20% upon submission of first progress report covering the following:
o   Analysis report on the damages
o   Inventory with relevant data and prioritization of damaged buildings for repair
·         20% upon submission of second progress report covering the following:
o   Estimates
o   Comprehensive reconstruction plan
o   Detailed budget and phasing
·         10% upon arranging trainings for capacity building
·         10% upon contribution to quarterly and annual reports
·         10% on completion of (1) Technical Guidance note for community and social organizers (2) Technical Guidance note for government and non-government organizations.
·         20% upon submission of the final report

 


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Diploma Associate EngineerDiploma of Associate Engineering (DAE 3 Years) Diploma in Civil Engineering from a reputable institution

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Civil Engineering Good  Interested candidates are requested to submit a technical and financial proposal, in separate sealed envelopes, as per the above Terms of References (ToRs). Last date for submission of proposals is 15 February, 2011 to the following address: Attention: Noor M. Zia Procurement Unit United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 4th Floor, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy Islamabad, Pakistan. Technical Proposal in a sealed envelope should include the following: 1. Cover Letter explaining your interest for the position 2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae 3. Proposed Methodology for each Deliverable stated in the TORs 4. Detailed Work Plan Financial Proposal in a separate sealed envelope should indicate the proposed lump sum amount for the entire set of consultancy services.