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Institutional Capacity Building to the Transport/Road Sector in Kenya

Transport, Other

Country/ Location of the position Kenya
Status/Reference Tender
Agency/Donor EDF
Experts E1 Team Leader / Institutional Change Management Specialist
  E2 Expert for Rural Roads (KeRRA)
  E3 Expert for Urban Roads (KURA)
  E4 Expert for Highways (KeNHA)
Start + duration of project September 2012, 36 months
Duration of mission E1  693 work days
  E2  693 work days
  E3  693 work days
  E4  693 work days
Required language fluent in the English language
Deadline 12.05.12 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR Only for shortlisted consultants
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations Only short listed consultants will be replied to.

Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position

All experts must have at least regional experience

Sending us your application is a commitment and we expect you to be available for the mission you are applying for.

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Only short listed consultants will be replied to.

 

If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

 

1 – Your up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.

2 – The country, no of position/field (s) you will apply for in the subject line of message

3 – Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.

4 – Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

5- applicants are encouraged to create consultant profiles in our online registry at: http://www.killefitconsult.com/beta/

 

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION

Project Description:

The overall objective of the project is to enable the Transport Infrastructure sector to contribute to improved conditions for national and regional economic growth and equitable poverty reduction.

 

The purpose of this project is to support the GoK policy and institutional reforms through improved management of road network at all levels (national, rural, urban), and improved road network condition and road safety.

 

Results to be achieved:

 

To guide the Ministry of Roads (MoR) in leading the sector with strategic decision making based on analysed accurate information.

To promote operating on results based management system aligned to mandate in the road authorities (Kenya National Highways Authority – KeNHA, Kenya Rural Roads Authority – KeRRA and Kenya Urban Roads Authority – KURA).

Strengthen coordinated management systems operating throughout road agencies including KRB for maintenance funds allocation and audits and MoR as regulator and development coordinator.

To support the development of a functional database for management information on road pavement conditions and construction materials made easily accessible to users (MoR, KRB, road authorities (RAs), researchers) for planning, contract and research purposes.

Strengthen the capacity of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) to conduct road safety campaigns established.

 

Position: Key expert 1 – Team Leader / Institutional Change Management Specialist

Duration of the assignment: 693 work days over 36 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– Must possess at least a Masters Degree in public administration, social science, civil engineering or

other management related discipline; or equivalent professional experience of at least 20 years

– The candidate shall be fluent in the English language

 

General professional experience:

– At least 10 years experience in the transport related sector, including successful assignments as a team

leader and managing donor funded transport infrastructure related programmes

– Previous relevant working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be an advantage

 

Specific professional experience:

– Professional experience with public sector institutional development and reform, institutional capacity building programmes, institutional policy, human resources management or change management in the road sector

– He/she will be team leader of the programme and is expected to plan, manage and allocate the inputs of the experts and specialists that form part of the team and be responsible for the quality and appropriateness of their inputs through a performance contract with the MoR. His/her professional experience will reflect past experience in these roles.

 

Position: Key expert 2 – Rural Roads (KeRRA)

Duration of the assignment: 693 work days over 36 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– The Project Engineer shall have university degree in civil engineering

– He/she must have proven strong skills in communication and project management

– The candidate shall be fluent in the English language

 

General professional experience:

– The candidate shall have at least 15 years professional international experience including working knowledge of the disciplines involved for similar assignments

– Prior experience must include planning of road construction and maintenance for both paved and unpaved roads, including financial, procurement, and contractual management

– Prior experience must include procurement of goods, works and services using procurement procedures of development agencies

 

Specific professional experience:

– The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in the road sector in developing countries

– The candidate should have experience with capacity development programmes

– Prior experience must include a minimum of 5 years in rural road networks

– Prior experience in labour intensive road construction is highly desirable

 

Position: Key expert 3 – Urban Roads (KURA)

Duration of the assignment: 693 work days over 36 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– The Expert shall have university degree in civil engineering, urban planning or related field

– Must have proven strong skills in communication and project management

– The candidate shall be fluent in the English language

 

General professional experience:

– The candidate shall have at least 15 years professional international experience including working knowledge of the disciplines involved for similar assignments

– Prior experience must include planning, designing and implementation of road projects, including financial-, procurement-, and contractual- management

– Experience in working with/in Councils (town/municipal) in urban transport planning and traffic management would be an asset

 

Specific professional experience:

– The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in the road sector in developing countries

– The candidate should have experience with capacity development programmes

– Preferably experience in urban transport planning and traffic management in developing countries

 

Position: Key expert 4 – Highways (KeNHA)

Duration of the assignment: 693 work days over 36 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– The Project Engineer shall have university degree in civil engineering

– Must have proven strong skills in communication and project management

– The candidate shall be fluent in the English language

 

General professional experience:

– The candidate shall have at least 15 years professional international experience including working knowledge of the disciplines involved for similar assignments

– Prior experience must include planning, design and implementation of major highway construction and rehabilitation projects, including financial-, procurement-, and contractual- management

– Prior experience must include procurement of goods, works and services using procurement procedures of development agencies

 

Specific professional experience:

– The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in the road sector in developing counties

– The candidate should have experience with capacity development programmes

– Experience in transport economics, including network management and asset valuation would be highly desirable

Terms of reference

 

Only for shortlisted consultants

 

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