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Technical Cooperation Component for the Ethiopian RSDP (Road Sector Development Program)

Roads & Bridges, Civil Engineering, Transport

Location Ethiopia
Status/Reference Tender
Agency/Donor EDF
Experts E1 Team Leader Transport Engineer/Road Expert APPLY
E2 Road Maintenance Engineer   APPLY
E3 Road Safety Engineer    APPLY
Commencement Nov. 2014.
MISSION duration 24 months
E1 400 work days over 24 months
E1 350 work days over 24 months
E1 320 work days over 24 months
Language  skills Fluency in spoken and written English.
Deadline 15.06.2014 12:00:00Recruitment 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
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
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D
Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the requirements of positions
Only short listed consultants will be replied to. 

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

  1. An 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. A cover letter where candidates should indicate how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert
  3. The country and position you will apply for in the subject line of message
  4. Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.
  5. Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

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 of which this service contract will be a part is as follows:

  • contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth
  • eradicate poverty
  • Improve sector governance through the implementation of the fourth Road Sector Development Programme of Ethiopia (RSDP IV).

The purposes of this project are as follows:

  • support the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in fighting poverty through the development of an effective road network to improve access to basic services and markets
  • support the domestic construction industry with a specific focus on the URRAP implementation
  • improve the operational capacity of the ORF
  • strengthen the capacity of the NRSC

Position: Key expert 1 – Team Leader / Transport Engineer / Roads Expert

Duration of the assignment: approx. 400 work days over 24 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– Minimum – MSc Degree in Civil/Highway Engineering or related topic, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years

– Thorough knowledge and understanding of ‘best practices’ in the road construction industry

– Fluency in English language, both written and oral

 

General professional experience

– At least 10 years of professional experience in the implementation of transport programmes of which a substantial part should have been spent with a road authority

 

Specific professional experience

– Working experience in at least two long term technical assistance programme, either as a team leader or an expert, in the road sector

– Strong experience in highway management systems and planning

– Strong knowledge of organization and management systems of agencies managing the development and maintenance of roads

– Proven leadership and people management skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in an international multi-cultural working environment and a minimum of two distinct medium-term experiences as Team Leader in an international environment

– A least 5 years’ experience with regard to work activities in developing countries

– Familiarity with Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries and especially Hom of Africa will be considered an asset

– Experience in twinning arrangements and trainings will be considered an asset

 

Position: Key Expert 2 – Road Maintenance Engineer

Duration of the assignment: approx. 350 work days over 24 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– Minimum – MSc Degree in Civil/Road Engineering or related topic, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years

– Fluency in the English language, both written and oral

 

General Professional experience

– At least 10 years of professional experience of which a substantial part should have been spent in road sector and preferably related to maintenance

 

Specific professional experience

– Working experience as technical assistant in the road sector

– Specific experience in operational and financial management of a Road Fund

– Experience in the programming and planning of road maintenance

– A least 5 years’ experience with regard to work activities in developing countries

– Familiarity with SSA countries and especially Hom of Africa will be considered an asset

 

Position: Expert 3 – Road Safety Engineer

Duration of the assignment: approx. 320 work days over 24 months

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills:

– Minimum – MSc Degree in Transport/ Highway Engineering or related topic, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years

– Knowledge and understanding of transport infrastructure and road user dynamics

– Fluency in English language, both written and oral

 

General professional experience

– At least 10 years of professional experience of which a substantial part should have been focused working on road safety management from infrastructure, road user and roadside community aspects

 

Specific professional experience

– Working experience as technical assistant in the road sector

– Strong experience in road safety and the subsequent remedial measures

– Experience in organizing and managing training programmes

– A least 5 years’ experience with regard to work activities in developing countries

Experience in trainings will be considered an asset

– Familiarity with SSA countries and especially Hom of Africa will be considered an asset