Civil Engineers - The World Bank Jobs in Juba, Southern Sudan

Civil Engineers (2)
(Individual Extended Term Consultants (ETC))
2 positions on Local Consultant Appointment
One Year Appointment, Renewable
Location: Juba, Sudan

The World Bank is looking for two highly organized, energized and seasoned professionals, capable of operating effectively in a very demanding fast-paced environment to serve as Extended Term Consultants – Infrastructure Specialists/Civil Engineers to be based in the Bank office in Juba, Sudan.

The World Bank as an administrator of the Multi Donor Trust Fund- Southern Sudan (MDTF-SS) has an extensive work program for the development of infrastructure and services delivery, which involves the construction and improvement of roads, urban infrastructure, and agricultural offices in all the 10 states of Southern Sudan.

The Infrastructure Specialist/Civil Engineer will work with the transport, urban development and agriculture teams supporting the roads, urban and agriculture development programs.

The Specialist will be recruited locally and will be based in Juba Office, and will be reporting to the Country Manager administratively with technical lines of reporting to the Task Team Leader (TTL) for Sudan Emergency Transport Infrastructure Development Program (SETIDP) and South Sudan Road Maintenance Project (SSRMP); and the TTL for Support to Agriculture and Forestry Development Project (SAFDP).

The duties of the successful candidate will include, among others:
(i) providing support to implementation of road design, improvement and maintenance of MDTF projects implemented under the Sudan Emergency Transport Infrastructure Development Program (SETIDP) and South Sudan Road Maintenance Project (SSRMP);
(ii) providing support to implementation of construction of building under agriculture, education, health, urban development and gender projects
(iii) provide design of urban infrastructure rehabilitation projects;
(iv) reviewing procurement and contract administration documents and participating in site visits and supervision of works contracts in the field areas;
(v) supervise construction of office buildings for state and county level agricultural offices and rehabilitation of agricultural research centers);
(vi) participate in project preparation, appraisal and negotiation activities, and sensitization of state level decision makers; Regularly review project implementation, inclusive of site visits and review of progress reports, making recommendations on remedial measures and follow up actions to resolve emerging or outstanding problems;
(vii) participate in sector donor coordination activities in the country and in country team activities, including portfolio review, formulation of country assistance strategy, analytical and advisory services.

For the full position description, please visit www.worldbank.org/careers.

Selection Criteria
* A minimum of Bachelor degree in civil Engineering with preferably 12 years relevant experience or Master degree in Civil Engineering or other related disciplines coupled with a minimum of 8 years’ direct relevant experience is required.
* Experience in procurement, design, roads management and urban infrastructure and public buildings contracts is required.
* Strategic understanding and knowledge of roads management, urban and rural development with an ability to
* (i) address multi-purpose programs/projects;
* (ii) cross cutting disciplines (economic, social and environmental); and
* (iii) address issues of the enabling policy environment.
* Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; demonstrated client orientation; sensitivity to working in a multicultural environment, cross-functional teams and a proven record of problem solving and innovation.
* Ability to work capably under stress and to juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines.
* Demonstrated strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to speak persuasively and present clearly and concisely.

Applications:
You may collect a copy of the Terms of Reference or deliver your paper based application at the World Bank Juba Office situated at Ministries complex, Kololo Road, Opposite Ministry of Health - Juba, Sudan.

The World Bank encourages electronic applications for efficient handling.

For the full position description and complete selection criteria, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit the electronic application at www.worldbank.org/careers click on >>employment opportunities > consultant/temporary opportunities> job #100614 to submit your application electronically to the World Bank.

The closing date for receipt of your electronic application is end of day April 16, 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified male and female candidates of diverse background (gender, disability, religious, ethnic) are encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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