Construction Management Engineer

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Job Description

Empregador: UNOPS

Localização: Luanda, Luanda, Angola

Categorias: Management, Manufacturing

Indústria: Non-profit Organization Management

Descrição da Vaga: Functional Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Manager/Lead Construction Management Engineer, the Construction Management Engineer is required to perform the following specific duties and responsibilities ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity:

Liaison with the design consultancy company, to ensure the design is made according to the required standards and the planned timeline. Provide expert opinion/advice to the Senior Project Manager/Lead Construction Management Engineer on all engineering issues. Review the technical quality and completeness of the design documentation. Provide the support to selected consultancy to obtain the UNOPS Design Review Certificate(s). Manage and support the Supervision Team during the supervision of the construction works. Follow up on activities necessary for issuance of the Final Completion and Handover Certificates.

Coordination, Delivery, and Performance:
Undertake a thorough on-site technical assessment of the targeted locations and decentralized services to confirm the selection and to define the detailed scope of works; Provide advice on feasibility, costings, timelines and requirements; Inspects and report on contractor’s works in progress ensuring that the contractor meets UNOPS quality standards; Embed sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, as well as Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) aspects into the project during the design and construction/rehabilitation phases; Ensure respect of Health and Safety procedures on the site and report any irregularity Ensure PSEA measures are implemented throughout the project implementation, as per the country PSEA action plan. Monitor closely and report on the works’ progress against the schedule, including all issues encountered. Assist the Senior Project Manager/Lead Construction Management Engineer in updating the Project quality register, risk register and lessons learned log in the time frame stipulated by the Project’s strategic documents.

Governance, Monitoring and Reporting
Monitor contractors’ and suppliers set out and works, including compliance with contracts specifications and ensures that contractors and suppliers comply with their work plans to complete work with specified scope of work, time frame, and budget; Attend daily the project site(s) in order to monitor and supervise the progress of works in the targeted facilities, identify any existing problems, and provide technical appropriate solutions through application of sound engineering standards in consultation with the Lead Construction Management Engineer and Project Manager; Responsible for preparation of progress reports on rehabilitation and infrastructure activities, according to the agreed timeframe of works and submission of such on a weekly basis to the Project Manager; Implement quality controls (QC) procedures, to ensure all infrastructure -activities are correctly initiated, managed, monitored, reported and closed in accordance with UNOPS policies and procedures; Assess and report on the project closing plans, archiving of cost and progress report and hand over all related reports to the Project Manager/Lead Construction Management Engineer; Evaluate and assess works schedules and programmes, including the comparison with the schedule baselines and reports to the Project Manager/Lead Construction Management Engineer accordingly;

Documents Control and Management
Maintain records, compile periodic reports and any specific reports required by UNOPS standard procedures; Responsible for the preparation and verification of a database for the available materials shipped to the project, schedules of labor force, and monitoring of quality of such during the progress of works; Check, verify and approve the interim payments submitted by the Contractor/s and submit detailed reports to the Project Manager.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management or related field is required. First level University degree (Bachelor’s degree) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management or related field in combination with two (2) additional years of relevant work experience can be considered in lieu of the advanced university degree.

At least 2 years of experience in civil works design, planning, supervision or implementation of infrastructure (construction and/or rehabilitation) projects is required. Experience in supporting the supervision and/or implementation of multi-sector infrastructure rehabilitation projects is highly desired. Comprehensive knowledge in engineering software applications (i.e: AutoCAD, SAP2000, Prokon, ETABs) is desired. Work Experience with an international Organization and/or UN Agencies is an asset.High proficiency with computers, and other software/ platforms related to the position’s field of expertise is an asset. Experience in working with the G-Suite platform including, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Sheets, Docs, and Slides is an asset

Full working knowledge in written and spoken English language is required.