sexta-feira, dezembro 04, 2009

Gestão de projectos de água, Timor Leste

Project Management Engineer – Water and Sanitation
Sinclair Knight Merz, East Timor
Apply By: 11 December 2009
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Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) is market leader in providing international development services in a broad range of sectors, including education, health, water/sanitation, environment, governance, infrastructure, transport and agriculture. Adding value through delivering excellent project outcomes is a core value at SKM. Our clients value our competence and our commitment to their vision.
The Asian Development Bank Infrastructure Technical Assistance (ITA) is assisting Timor-Leste's Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) to prepare, procure and manage consulting services, goods and works required for the annual capital development program. This is a currently running ADB TA Project.
The Specialist
An international Project Management Engineer - Water and Sanitation will be required to work in the Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) in Dili, Timor-Leste.
The PMEWS-LTS will be engaged on a full-time basis for a twelve-month period with a possibility of extension.
The PMEWS will work at the DWSS office and will coordinate closely with the Director. The specialist will also be required to work closely with other Mol staff and any appointed line ministry personnel as requested by the Director and necessitated by the role.
It will also be necessary for the PMEWS to work with the ITA specialists particularly the Safeguard Specialist in relation to environmental and social issues impacting on capital development projects in Timor-Leste, the Senior Legal Adviser in relation to international and national laws affecting local engineering designs and the Capacity Building and Training Specialist in relation to the preparation of an on-the-job training program.
Terms of Engagement
The anticipated term of engagement is for a period of 12 months. The anticipated date of mobilisation is 5th January 2009.
A Project Management Engineer - Water and Sanitation is required with:
1. an internationally recognised engineering qualification, which at a minimum must be a Bachelor of Engineering;
2. have five (5) years experience in the area of water engineering;
3. have a minimum of five (5) years project management experience;
4. be thoroughly familiar with current project management procedures in Asia be fluent in spoken and written English and have a demonstrated ability to write plain language progress reports; and have a proven track record of completing projects, managing time schedules and budgets.
Fluency in Tetum, Portugese or Bahasa Indonesia would be an advantage
Specific Tasks
The major tasks of the Short Term Specialist include but are not limited to the following:
i With the Procurement Division, and with input from specialists (as required) assist DWSSstaff in the preparation of terms of reference for consulting services contracts (design,supervision, etc.);
ii coordinate with the long-term safeguard specialist and DWSS staff to support the preparation and implementation of relevant environmental and social safeguard assessments and management/mitigation plans to the standard required by the Government and according to good international practices
iii together with the long-term safeguard specialist, assist in the preparation of the scope of work and terms of reference for short-term safeguard specialists (if required by Mol)
iv with inputs from specialists (as required), assist DWSS staff in the preparation of specifications/designs/bills of quantities for procurement of goods and works
v provide support and assistance to the Procurement Division. if requested by Mol, in the evaluation of tenders, bids, proposals; and preparation of bid evaluation reports, including recommendations for award
vi support DWSS to manage projects/contracts following award of contract
vii assist DWSS staff to evaluate existing project/contract management procedures including time, cost, payment, quality, human resources, communications, and risk management and recommend improvements as needed
viii provide advice and assistance in the development of project/contract management procedures and systems in consultation with other ministries and ongoing institutional and capacity-building programs
ix provide project management and implementation support as needed (financial, contract management, risk management, records-keeping, etc.) for services, goods, and works contracts including assistance with field supervision activities
x assist Mol Finance and Administration staff working with DWSS to comply with and maintain financial management and reporting systems as specified by MoF and funding agencies (if applicable)
xi support Mol Finance and Administration staff to monitor payments to suppliers, contractors, and consultants on DWSS activities
xii depending on project type (goods, works, and services), assist DWSS staff to manage project scope in order that change control processes/contract variations are implemented and monitored
xiii assist DWSS staff to monitor project/contract scheduling
xiv assist DWSS staff to monitor quality control and quality assurance processes, in order that quality assurance/quality control systems are complied with both on projects/ contracts and within the Ministry
xv provide advice and support to DWSS staff to establish communication and reporting procedures
xvi with support and guidance from the capacity building and training specialist, prepare the project engineering section of the TA's Staged Capacity Building Plan (SCBP), implement the plan and monitor progress of skills transfer to DWSS staff
xvii with the support of the capacity building and training specialist, provide on-the-job training and other support to DWSS staff in all areas identified in the SCBP
xviii with the assistance of the capacity building and training specialist, coordinate project engineering and capacity-building activities with other related programs, including bilateral or multilateral development agency-funded activities such as the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project and the Dili Urban Water Supply Project
xix with the counterpart DWSS staff, prepare and submit , with the assistance of the procurement specialist, an annual workplan, detailing the activities to be undertaken and the approximate timeline and indicators to measure performance
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