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Engineer Team Leader

  • Contractor
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • TBD USD / Year
  • CTG profile

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Overview of Position

Our client is supporting the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the implementation of the Local Development Program for the 145 Territories (PDL-145T). The PDL is a Congolese government program that aims to reduce spatial inequalities and transform the living conditions and living environments of Congolese populations living in rural territories previously underserved by basic social infrastructure and services. Our client will cover 54 territories out of the 145 territories and is expected to be completed by 31 December 2023.

The activities of PDL-145T include the following related activities that require design review and oversight. Activities include:

  • 375 schools to be built or rehabilitated.
  • 236 health centres to be built and rehabilitated.
  • 3,787 km of road and agricultural access to be rehabilitated
  • 12,200 km of road and agricultural access to be maintained
  • 172 solar micro-power plants will be built to serve 300 households in identified sites with the possibility of hybridization with mini-hydropower plants.
  • 6,720 solar streetlights to be installed.
  • 1,070 boreholes with standpipes to be built.
  • 84 modern markets to build.
  • 253 Administrative building, intended for local authorities and civil servants to be constructed
  • 540 housing units to be built.
  • 266 water sources to be built.

Role Objectives

Duties and Responsibilities

The Head of Engineering reports directly to the CTA and will oversee and lead a team of national and international engineers of our client, the engineering supervision firm, and the Ministry of Public Works to manage, and supervise the implementation of the infrastructure component of the PDL. Specific responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Leading engineering teams by setting objectives, managing workflow, and ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget
  • The team leader will be the focal point of the supervising firm, Overseeing construction projects and communicating with contractors to ensure that deadlines are met
  • With the support of the Supervising engineering firm, the team leader will oversee all project stages from preliminary layouts to final completion.
  • Ensuring that civil engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Inspect completed projects for compliance with design codes, specifications, and safety standards.
  • Documenting processes and presenting project progress updates to senior management
  • Evaluating processes to identify ways to improve efficiency

Project Reporting

  • Reporting to the line manager

Key Competencies

General Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in managing the construction of large-scale infrastructure projects notably buildings, road infrastructure, electricity (Renewable Off grid), boreholes, value chains, Agricultural’ s equipment.
  • Candidate must possess at least 5 years of experience in Africa working as a Team Leader in a relevant field.
  • Experience in the design and supervision of any type of infrastructure is required.
  • Proficient management experience at the team leader level within infrastructure delivery
  • Specific Professional Experience
  • Fully conversant with our client Procurement Procedures.
  • The candidate must have proven experience in contract administration and the setting up and application of a project performance monitoring system.
  • Excellent communications skills, including the presentation of complex ideas to a variety of audiences and the production of accurate written documentation
  • Previous working experience in DRC and understanding of the local context is an asset
  • The candidate should specifically be familiar with international engineering contract procedures (FIDIC, NEC, ICE, etc.) and administration.
  • In-depth knowledge of civil engineering and construction specifications, standards, and codes.
  • Membership in relevant professional engineering institutions is required.
  • Proficiency in civil engineering project management software is also added advantage

Team Management

  • This role has a team management responsibility

Further Information

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in data analysis, logistic arrangements, data entry etc.
  • Qualified Female Candidate are encourage to apply
  • A qualified engineer with a diploma in engineering preferably with a master’s degree in Civil/Infrastructure Engineering and/or Electricity, hydraulic and agronomy.

How to apply

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