Local Infrastructure Specialist

Country: Myanmar
Organization: CTG
Closing date: 31 Jul 2021

Overview of CTG:

  • CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of the position:

  • Under the direction & guidance of the Infrastructure Manager, the local contractor firm / engineers are responsible to conduct the site assessment visits to the initially proposed health infrastructure sites in Shan state (north, east & south).
  • The site assessment is mainly aimed to brief the local authorities & EHOs on the planned activities of the improvement of the health infrastructures under Takeda program, collect data for the design, costing & construction of health facilities in Kyethi & Monghsu townships in Shan south.
  • It includes gathering pertinent site information on particular health facilities and the sites to be assessed by the local contractor firm / engineers are provided as in the table below.

Role objective:

The particular objectives of the assessment visits are to:

  • Establish links with the local authorities, EHOs, health staff & communities through briefings & presentations on the planned activities as this is a part of stakeholders management.
  • Collect sufficient data through measuring, inspections, photographic records, interviews etc. for design, costing & construction in the selected sites.
  • Collect sufficient data on cost of labor, materials & equipment in Shan state, which is critical to build engineers’ estimates.
  • Discuss with local communities & brief them on the intended plans & seek their feedback.
  • Prioritize the list of proposed health infrastructure for new construction & for refurbishment.

Deliverables:

  • Complete the detailed list & information of the visited health Infrastructures.
  • Sites assessment report including prioritization & recommendations.

Time schedule for submission of the assessment report:

  • Within a week after completion of the site assessment.

Duration of services:

  • The intended commencement date for the service is in August 2021 (approximately) & the period of execution of the contract will be 21 days from the date of signing of the contract.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to works under the direction & guidance of the Infrastructure Manager.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Geographical experience:

  • Minimum of 7 year of experience in Asia (essential).

Key competencies:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or any other relevant field along with additional years of relevant work experience.
  • 7 years of working experience in project assessment, design & management experience in rehabilitation projects & construction projects.
  • A previous experience in rehabilitation & construction of hospitals is an asset.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills is preferable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience in the usage of computers & software packages (drawing software, structural software, MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) & advance knowledge of spreadsheet & database packages is required.
  • Intermediate level in written & spoken English & fluency in Burmese language is required, knowledge of any other local languages spoken in country will be desirable.
  • Ability to travel within Myanmar may be required.
  • Ability to work in remote regions of Myanmar may be required.
  • Good literacy with Google (“G-Suite”) products.
  • Experience with SharePoint, PowerBi, Outlook & Microsoft Office suite are desirable.
  • Strong Excel skills are an asset.

Other relevant information:

The townships which the project will cover:

  • Mongkaing.
  • Kyethi.
  • Monghsu.
  • Mongmao.
  • Pangwaun.
  • Matman.
  • Monghsat.
  • Mongton.

Preference will be given to Burmese nationals, please include the city preference when applying. Candidates applying for this role MUST upload a latest copy of their resume on their profiles.

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website & apply for this role using the below link:
https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a113W000001G2UN



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