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CTG Overview

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

Our client is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, Our client provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations. With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, our client offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it. By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, our client makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.The Project Engineer provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to the construction works as well as field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work, for the a/m construction works . The Project Engineer promotes a collaborative, client focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team. The Project Engineer will report to the Senior Project Engineer.

Role objectives


General Construction.
Feasibility Study/Needs Assessment.
Design Management.
Construction Supervision.
Knowledge Management.

General Construction:

Plan & coordinate work activities with the Senior Project Engineer.
Take timely action to prevent potential delays &/or cost overruns that can be avoided.
Report & recommend remedial actions regarding potential delays &/or cost overruns to the Senior Project Engineer.
Provide supervision of project work progress & quality for on-time project delivery.
Monitor contractor presence on the project site, including BoQ as per approved contract.
Provide data & information about project work to Senior Project Engineer for reporting purposes.
Provide monthly report to the Senior Project Engineer detailing all project matters including quality, health & safety, environmental & financial, as well as any issues relating to possible delays, cost overruns, variations & any other matter as agreed with the Senior Project Engineer.

Feasibility Study/Needs Assessment:

Complete needs assessment, organize preliminary studies & monitor/supervising consultants.
Support the review of requests for new construction & rehabilitation works.
Carry out assessments & prepare reports with recommendations for follow up actions.
Assist the Project Manager in redacting the tender dossier, with particular focus to the technical documents (drawings, BoQ, technical specification & standards).

Design Management:

Assist the Senior Project Engineer to outline design requirements (e.g. timeline) to procure design services, including concept, preliminary & final stages where applicable.
Assist the Senior Project Engineer to manage the design plan ensuring deliverable’s are available on time & to the required quality.
Prepare the BoQ for comment & approval by the Senior Project Engineer.
Assist the procurement team with technical assistance in preparation of tender documentation & bid analysis where required.

Construction Supervision:

As tasked by the Senior Project Engineer, supervise construction works & administer works execution as per the contractual provisions & the design specifications.
Ensure quantity/quality control & time schedule consistency.
Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications & inform promptly of eventual deviations.
Support the overall management of works implementation to ensure constructions works are completed on time, within budget & to quality standards.
Provide regular supervision of the project work progress & quality for on time delivery.
Assist the Senior Project Engineer in the preparation of project/contracts related documentations such as periodic progress reports, site monitoring reports, stake holder meeting minutes, engineer’s instructions & variation orders, contractor’s bills review reports, certifications, client hand-over documents & contracts close-out reports.
Oversee surveying works, engineering control of the works etc.

Knowledge Management:

Assist in providing training & technology transfer to national personnel & contractor’s personnel & advice on good construction practices, good environmental management practices & appropriate health & safety standards during construction.
Contribute to the dissemination & sharing of best practices & lessons learned for development planning & knowledge building.
Impact of Results:
The effective & successful achievement of results by the Project Engineer directly impacts on achievement of the projects & consequently reinforces the visibility & image of our client as an effective service provider in project services & management & strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development & project services.

The Project Engineer will report to the Senior Project Engineer.

Key competencies

Recruitment Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field is an asset.
Combination of Bachelor’s Degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.
AutoCAD certification is desirable.
Project Management certification (for example PRINCE2® Foundation is desirable).


Minimum of 2 years of experience, related to the project requirements, in civil engineering construction management is required.
Work experience in post-conflict/fragile environments is desirable.
Some experience in the UN system organizations &/or a developing country is desirable.

Language Requirements:

Full working knowledge of English & Somalia is required.
Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

Functional Competencies:

Demonstrates strong technical knowledge & commitment to continuous learning.
Demonstrates results orientation & focus on solutions.
Ability to develop & maintain effective work relationships with clients, donors & other stakeholders.
Ability to plan work in a collaborative manner & to manage priorities.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve the goals of the project & in accordance with our client’s shared goals.
Consistently approaches work with energy & a positive, constructive attitude.
Remains calm, in control & good humored even under pressure.

Technical Competencies:

The Project Engineer is responsible for keeping abreast of new developments in Engineering.

This role does not have any team management responsibility.

Further information

Interested candidates please apply before 25-04-2019Qualified Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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