Chemonics International Zambia
Posted Job
7 months ago

Field Engineer (x1)

Chemonics International Inc., Contractor for USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) ensures uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and Population and Reproductive Health. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, PSM develops and manages a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain. The project seeks to recruit for the following position:

Reporting to: Project Engineer

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct oversight of infrastructure prefabricated works contracts
  • Certify prefabricated works subcontractors’ adherence to established work plans and submit deliverables on time and in accordance with all contract requirements
  • Certify in writing, completed works for purposes of progress payments and final project acceptance
  • Verify that subcontractors obtain and maintain all required permits
  • Conduct field site visits to monitor prefabricated and furnishing projects throughout the duration of prefabricated works
  • Under the guidance of the Project Engineer, regularly communicate with the designated representative of the MOH in each project location regarding project schedule and sequencing of installation activities.
  • Alert the Project Engineer immediately to any concerns expressed by the MOH representative regarding the project works
  • Ensure that all necessary subcontractor documentation, including environmental monitoring and mitigation plans, are completed for each project
  • Prepare weekly reports to the Project Engineer in a format established by GHSC-PSM.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering
  • Five (5) years of construction monitoring & management with increasing responsibility required;
  • Must be a valid member of Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Strong skills in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively in Zambia, sometime to remote locations
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions for prolonged periods
  • Good oral communication and writing skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage diverse professional relationships is essential
  • Fluency in both written and verbal English is required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and with high level of integrity
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required.

Location of Assignment:

This position is based in Lusaka, Zambia, with intermittent travel throughout the country.

Method of Application

Send electronic submissions of your CV, cover letter and the highest necessary qualifications to the email below: Please include clearly the position in the subject line of the email. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Application deadline
1 Apr 15:00
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