Mechanical Engineer Senior Officer

  • Contractor
  • Yemen
  • TBD USD / Year
  • CTG profile

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CTG overview:
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
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Overview of position:
Our client is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian & development projects around the world. Their mission is to help people build better lives & countries achieve sustainable development.
Their areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management & human resources. Our client is undertaking a project that aims at increasing access to primary & secondary health services facilities (general hospitals, local health centers & therapeutic feeding centers) in Yemen, through restoring the physical infrastructure of health facilities (rehabilitation, maintenance works & minor repairs & new construction) in targeted areas.
Our client will be responsible for the design & implementation works of the health facilities, ensuring highest standards in design & rehabilitation works & respect of ‘state of the art’ requirements for safety, sustainability, security & disability access. In addition, our client will be responsible to provide the targeted facilities with priority medical equipment & supplies.

Role objectives:
The engineering services desired include, but are not limited to preparation of plans, specifications & estimates of costs for project, detailed studies on specific items, conducting investigations, preparation of reports, inspection & construction contract administration. This will include but not limited to:

Site assessment:
Carry out field visits to target facilities to inspect & verify the actual needs, collect data, taking measurements, etc.
Support in designing & producing mechanical & plumbing systems design calculations, drawings & scope of works.
Coordinate, facilitate & / or attend project related meetings, such as pre bid, preconstruction & project progress meetings.
The consultant will prepare & deliver the required documents in a professional way within specified working period(s).

Project supervising:
Suport in supervising the implementation of mechanical works on the site.
Monitoring & following up the implementation of works including quality, quantity & time.
Document all activities of the project.

Ensure accurate & timely reporting of progress & conditions on site through daily site records prepared & submitted by the engineering team.
Prepare & submit to the Site Engineer (or as requested) report within 5 days of month end, summarizing progress of contractor activities, quality control issues, health & safety issues, environmental issues, resourcing & scheduling issues & any other relevant pertinent facts as required.
Produce any appropriate documentation identified by the Site Engineer & Project Manager in a professional & accurate manner.

Project reporting:
The Mechanical Engineer Senior Officer will be reporting to the Site Engineer with oversight of the Project Manager.

Key competencies:
Master degree in mechanical engineering or a bachelors degree with additional 2 years is required.
2 years working experience in project assessment, design & management experience in rehabilitation projects & construction projects is required.
A previous experience in rehabilitation & construction of hospitals is an asset.
Excellent oral & written communication skills is preferable.
Experience in the usage of computers & software packages (drawing software, structural software, office (MS Word, Excel, etc.) & advance knowledge of spreadsheet & database packages is required.
Excellent knowledge in written & oral of English & Arabic languages is required.
Treats all individuals with respect, responds sensitively to differences & encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational & ethical norms.
Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity & inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates & supports the development of others. Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs & inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners & always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds & maintains strong external relationships & is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self & / or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities & takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our clients impact on their beneficiaries.
Open to change & flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences & modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data & courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation & creativity to problem solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise & open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings & needs of others. Actively listens & proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion & finding common ground.

Team management:
This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

Deadline: 29 Jan 2024

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