Junior Assistant Road Maintenance Engineer (JARME)
Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure (APPIIC) being implemented by IMC Worldwide is Lot 1 of the UK aid-funded â€œAccelerating Investment and Infrastructure in Nepalâ€ (AiiN) programme that aims to support the Government of Nepal in attracting investments and accelerating investments into completed projects. APPIIC provides technical assistance to the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN), Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation; Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport and Ministry of Forest and Environment to increase public and private investment in large scale hydropower and transport infrastructure. APPIIC also manages DFIDâ€™s financial and human resources to IBN to facilitate private investment in Nepalâ€™s infrastructure.
Detailed Job description / requirements:
The Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure Component (APPIIC) of the UKAID funded Accelerating Investment in Infrastructure in Nepal (AIIN) programme is managed by IMC Worldwide. The UK Government’s Department for International Development through APPIIC supports the easing of constraints that impede investment in infrastructure, and Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) in investment promotion, project development and the implementation of private and public infrastructure projects.
Position: Junior Assistant Road Maintenance Engineer (JARME)
Line Manager: Bottleneck 2 and 3Lead
Technical Manager: APPIIC Road Management Team
No. of days: 22 days per month until 31 March 2020 with potential to extend
Closing date for applications: Midnight 15th September 2019
The Junior Assistant Road Maintenance Engineer’s (JARME) role will be to support the ARME, National and International Road Maintenance Contracts Specialist, Bottleneck Lead 2 and 3Lead as well as other consultants/specialists contributing directly to Bottlenecks 2 and 3.
The JARME responsibilities are, but not limited to, the following tasks and duties:
- Assist the ARME and APPIIC bottleneck 2 and 3 team in preparing information to go into work plans and progressand other reporting requirements of the bottlenecks;
- Assist Road Agency staffs on behalf of APPIIC’s to implement the Pilot road Maintenance contracts. This includes support on quantity surveying of road works; preparing BOQs and estimates of works; preparation of bid documents and tendering; supervising and monitoring the work,etc.;
- Assist the ARME APPIIC Road Management Team to monitor and report the progress of the pilot contracts by conducting field inspections with the client road agencies as well as well assist to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the contracts and recommend any modifications required;
- Assist RAM municipalities staffs for the preparation of their respective Road Asset Management Plan on behalf of APPIIC’s technical assistance to the agency.
APPIIC considers appropriate workplace behaviour to be as important as technical capability. The candidate will be expected to conduct themselves in line with the following expected behaviours:
- Non-discrimination: Actively and mindfully behave in a way that does not directly or indirectly discriminate (treat differently, marginalize, undermine, dismiss or deny professional opportunities etc.) against people the ground of their; gender, age, colour, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, marital status, political beliefs, religion, sexual orientation or identity, or any other characteristic that is unrelated to professional capability. Escalate through the appropriate channels any instances where discrimination has or is occurring.
- Transparency and openness: Respond to colleagues positively and honestly to colleagues, and be willing to share information, maintaining professional appropriateness and respecting confidentiality. Be willing to explain your decisions and actions. Make yourself available and approachable to colleagues and be clear in your communications to avoid creation of confusion.
- Integrity: Take responsibility for your actions and any intended and united consequences. Hold yourself accountable for your own actions and for the performance and behaviour of the staff you supervise. Offer to support others with only good intentions. Give others the benefit of the doubt and escalate appropriately if this is not possible. Keep to your word at every possible opportunity and explain when it has not been possible to do. Stay focused, and encourage integrity of your peers, supervisors and direct reports.
- Self-awareness: Be mindful and conscious of your professional, physical and emotional reactions to colleagues and situations, and how they could be perceived by and impact others. Understand your own values and motivations and consider how these shapes your professional interactions, using this information to be mindful of how you interact with people and situations.
- Mutual respect: Treat others as you would like to be treated and listen and support others, making time to do so. Seek, acknowledge, and value others’ experience and contribution, and be courteous and considerate to all. Encourage others to treat all colleagues with respect.
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering;
- Entry level position;
- Strong research and analytical skills;
- Strong writing and reporting skills;
- Adept in Microsoft packages including MS Excel;
- Good communication skills;
- Good judgment.
Interested candidates are requested to apply by sending a CV with a cover letter & your degree certificates to email@example.com, in the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.