terça-feira, outubro 14, 2008

Project Management Engineer - Timor

Organization: Sinclair Knight Merz
Country/Region: Timor
Apply By: 24 Oct 2008
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Opportunity Type: Contract for East Timor Infrastructure Project
SKM is a market leader in providing international development services in a broad range of sectors, including education, health, water/sanitation, environment, governance, infrastructure, transport and agriculture.
Description of Opportunity:The Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is receiving assistance under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Infrastructure Project Management Technical Assistance (IPM TA) (TA 4942-TIM) to assist the Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) as executing agency prepare, procure and manage consulting services, goods and works required for the annual capital development program. The TA is jointly funded by AusAid and the ADB and is comprised of two linked components.
Component 1 consists of executing capital development programs by assisting the Ministry: prepare and procure and manage consulting services, goods and works in line with annual capital development plans; and, manage the implementation of these contracts.
Component 2 consists of building Ministry project management capacity by improving and strengthening processes, systems and staff competencies for project management.The TA includes the capacity to engage short-term specialists to undertake specific tasks requested by the Ministry. The Directorate of Roads, Bridges and Flood Control has requested assistance with the procurement and monitoring of goods, services and civil works.
Background:Due to the proposed de-centralisation of the procurement of contracts to the line ministries and the fact that a number of MoI staff are going on scholarships to Portugal and Japan additional project management resources are needed within the MoI to address the increase in the construction workload anticipated in 2009.
.Applicant Requirements:A short term international project management specialist will be required to work in the Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI)
Terms of Engagement:The anticipated term of engagement is for a period of 8 monthsThe anticipated time of mobilisation is November 01, 2008.
Qualifications:The Project Management Engineer Specialist must:
1. have a minimum of 8 years project management experience;
2. be thoroughly familiar with current project management procedures in Asia;
3. should be familiar with current procurement methods in Timor-Leste;
4. must be fluent in spoken and written English, and,
5. should have a working knowledge of Tetum and Bahasa Indonesia
Application Instructions:If interested in the role, please contact Sonya Sampson at providing your CV (in WB or ADB format preferably). Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.