JOB AT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FUND ( BDF): TEMPORARY CIVIL ENGINEER : ( DEADLINE: 27 December 2018 )
Business Development Fund (BDF) is hiring the Civil Engineer for a period of six months which may be renewed upon performance and availability of funds. It is in this context that BDF would like to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to fill the Position of Civil Engineer for Climate Resilient Post-harvest and Agribusiness support Project/PASP& RDDP.
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR CIVIL ENGINEER
A) Specific tasks and responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of BDF Fund Manager, the Civil Engineer will have the followings specific duties:
Civil/structural design and engineering techniques for PASP/PHCRAB post-harvest handling and infrastructures including but not limited to warehouses, storage facilities, drying shelters, drying ground and masonry water tanks and RDDP Projects;
Planning and independently carrying out work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques and procedures;
Analyze the working drawings together with its associated BOQs and provide inputs before the commencement of executing the works for various components of the engineering activities under the support of both PASP/PHCRAB and RDDP grant;
Prepare or evaluate and modify drawings, specifications, calculations, charts, and graphs, and monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices and statutory standards;
Computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering design documents;
Performance of field activities such as observe and record existing field conditions, take and verify measurements within the project area;
An organization, drafting, and coordination of technical documents;
Conducting technical evaluation by determining a beneficiary’s contribution to the supported infrastructures.
Develop and implement emergency procedures to meet the needs of service;
Supervise all construction works under the support of PASP/PHCRAB and RDDP grant or any other IFAD Funded Projects during his/her contractual period where applicable and upon request by the superior.
Any other duties requested by supervisors.
B) Job requirements, qualifications, and experience:
A minimum of a university degree in Civil Engineering or MSc in construction management or equivalent qualification in the area of construction.
Demonstrated relevant professional work experience of at least five years in construction works, construction management in the area related to post-harvest infrastructures will be an added advantage.
Proven experience in the preparation and analysis of work plans, complex reports of the projects;
Excellent planning, organization and problem solving and analytical skills;
Advanced analytical skills, sound judgment, resourcefulness, ability to take initiative, capacity to work in a self-directed manner and multi-cultural environment, and the ability to create a team-based, participatory work environment;
Good negotiations and communication skills;
Excellent PC user skills: MS Windows, MS Office, and MS Internet Explorer;
Good understanding of CAD soft-wares in producing designs is required;
Excellent communication skills and fluency in English.
6 months renewable upon performance evaluation and availability of PASP/PHCRAB and RDDP grant
D) Application deadline: All application documents will be submitted to reception of BDF Head Office, located at M PEACE PLAZA, 5th Floor (commercial wing, opposite to Bank of Kigali) not later than 27th December 2018 at 11 am.