Job Title:Technical Expert - Hydraulic Cranes, Mogadishu
Closing Date: Saturday, 21 July 2012
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Technical Expert – Hydraulic Cranes
Project: Technical Expert – Hydraulic cranes
No of Jobs: One (01)
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia (Expect to travel in Nairobi)
Duration: 3 Months
Starting Date: ASAP
Overview of CTG Global CTG Global is a Personnel Management Service Company specialised in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, and Human Resources in countries experiencing or emerging from armed conflict, natural disasters , or acute social and economic crisis worldwide. CTG Global provides tailored personnel management support enabling a growing number of public and private sector agencies and individuals to achieve their objectives in complex and challenging environments. CTG Global clients currently comprise UN agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and different corporate organisations such as security companies.
Overview of the Position The Mogadishu Port Authority urgently requires the provision of cranes to enhance their current loading/offloading capacity at the port. This will hopefully meet the increased demands on their operations due to the famine and crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Our Client is therefore seeking the services of a Technical Expert who has the requisite experience and skills in this field to undertake a needs assessment at the Port of Mogadishu in Somalia as soon as possible.
General Functions The main objective is to provide durable, quality cranes, suited to the operating conditions in Mogadishu
To conduct a needs assessment in conjunction with the Port Authority
Preparation of generic specifications for cranes and spare parts, identifying all technical compliance, delivery, installation/commissioning requirements and storage criteria for the review and approval of the Port Authorities and our client.
To identify training requirements for operators and draft training agenda for inclusion in solicitation documents
To assist our client in the preparation of the Expression of Interest
To assist our client in the preparation of the Invitation to Bid (ITB)
Assist our client in responding to technical clarification requests from bidders during the solicitation process.
To lead the Technical Review Committee in the evaluation of bids.
To provide any other assistance to our client as required for this process.
Monitoring and Progress controls
Under the overall guidance of the Procurement Specialist, the Consultant will primarily work in our client's premises in Nairobi during preparatory stages. Later involvement may be undertaken from home. The consultant will also need to work closely with and take guidance from, the Port Authority Senior Management.
Identification of need of the Port Authority, Port of Mogadishu
Define generic specifications, spare part requirements, technical compliance and training requirements; and
Contribution to the drafting of solicitation documents and eventual technical evaluation of bids.
Upon satisfactory achievement of the deliverables, the payment will be effected.
Advanced University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
Years of experience:
At least 5 years of work experience in the field, with a focus on the design or assessment of port equipment with emphasis on cranes and loading equipment.
Experience in working with UN or large multinational organizations, preferably in Africa.
Strong communication and analytical skills
Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time
High client service orientation,
Proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary team of experts in multicultural setting
Familiarity with our client and UN policies and procedures would be an advantage.
Advanced computer skills an asset
Fluency in written and spoken English, a requirement
The expert will be required to have a personal lap top computer.
The Consultant shall be accommodated at UNCC secure premises and transported to the site in UN vehicles with appropriate security escort.
The Consultant shall be transported into Mogadishu on UNHAS flights.
Whilst the UN will provide security for transport and accommodation, the Consultant will be responsible for ensuring s/he has independent insurance that includes emergency evacuation
The Consultant shall assume the full responsibility for the payment of all taxes, including the Value Added Tax (VAT) that may accrue in connection with the consultancy services that the Consultant provides to our client. Our client does not take any liability for the payment of any kinds of taxes pertaining to this work.
Terms of Service
This is a non-staff contract under the Individual Contractor (IC) modality of hiring of our client. Individuals engaged under an IC serve in their individual capacity and not as representative of a government institutions, corporate body or other authority external to our client. The incumbent shall not be considered as staff of our client, the UN common system or the government and are therefore not entitled to any diplomatic privileges or any other special status or condition
Our client's General Conditions for the Professional Services will apply.
How to apply:
Applicants should send a letter of application and their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please subject your email with BHJOB2678_172. Telephone enquiries may be directed to Emma Kalonzo: Tel: +971 (0)4 331 0377 extn. 206
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