Killefit consult

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Civil Engineer  for Technical assistance to Belize Rural Development Project II

Location Belize
Status/Reference awarded
Agency/Donor EU
Experts E3 Civil Engineer
Project commencement as soon as possible
MISSION duration 36 months
Number work days E3 500 man days
Language requirements High level of proficiency in written and spoken English
Deadline 22/05/2013 12:00:00 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
Eligible Nationalities all
  • 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
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at


Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the above requirements

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 their consultant profile in our online registry at:


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.



The Belize Rural Development Project II project aims at increasing rural household incomes and food security through participation in rural market economy expansion. Specifically, the objective of this contract is to provide technical assistance support to the Line Ministries and NAO in the implementation and management of BRDP II.


Specific tasks of the TAT KE3 Civil Engineer include:


•·   Provide supervision and reporting as may be required;

•·   Support the NAO in the overall management of tender process ;

•·   Review designs and bills of quantities of a range of infrastructure projects;

•·   Supervise works’ contracts (including reviewing of work programmes and monitoring on a day-to day basis, verification of quantity and quality of works performed and materials used, verification of contractors’ statements of account, advise on problems arising during execution of works, monitoring of sound use of resources and protection of the environment, analysis of claims by contractors and reporting).

•·   Participate in the setting-up of the monitoring and evaluation system for all projects components;

•·   Support timely preparation of tenders, assist in the preparation of technical specifications and launching of infrastructure projects;

•·   Establish a system that guarantees that the contractual documents related to the implementation of the project are elaborated/managed/monitored in a manner consistent with EU procedures;




Key Expert 3: Civil Engineer (500 man days)


Qualifications and skills


University degree, preferably to at least masters’ level, in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

He/she should be able to speak Spanish.


General Professional Experience


Experience of at least 5 years in building non-private house structures such as markets, public buildings and paved roads (middle rank).


Specific Professional Experience


At least 4 years in developing countries.

Experience of EU funded projects.

Experience in works’ contract supervision.

Good interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in English – written and spoken.

Computer literate.

Experience of the Caribbean and in particular Belize considered an asset.