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The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Completion of University Degree in Civil Engineering, Training Certificate in the related functional area has added value and Qualification/experience in health and safety.
Skills and Knowledge:
Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Portuguese. Knowledge of the local language is beneficial
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and AutoCAD
Knowledge of public procurement procedures
UN experience is beneficial
Minimun 5 years of relevant progressive experience in vertical infrastructure (building, schools, housing, markets, etc.) site supervision
Experience of working in the Humanitarian Community
Experience in health and safety
Currently the World Food Programme (WFP) in Timor-Leste is implementing its New Generation Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2023-2025, which focuses on crisis response, root causes and resilience building by supporting the Government’s ambitions for zero hunger through capacity strengthening. Complementing national and bilateral investments, WFP’s comparative advantage in Timor-Leste is its ability to strengthen the delivery of national programmes related to food security, nutrition, and disaster risk reduction in partnership with other actors. One of the focuses is resilience building by enhancing the capacity of the Government on the school feeding programme. through joint programme, WFP will implement in partnership with WHO the joint school health and nutrition programme, which provides an integrated package of food safety facilities, SBCC and capacity strengthening for rice fortification and supply chain management in 3 municipalities.
During project implementation, support infrastructures and equipment provided will be established to enable a conducive environment including kitchens, dining rooms, stores, and handwashing facility. Out of 400 schools that WFP will support in three municipalities, 10 kitchens of central school infrastructure will be established, and kitchen equipment will be provided to the remaining schools. The project is part of the school feeding programme implemented in Timor-Leste with aims to construct buildings at different primary schools of Baucau, Bobonaro and Manufahi municipalities. Each one of the structures is composed of a storage room, a cooking area, and a feeding shelter, with a total approximate area of 48m2 (8x6m) for the building and additional 24m² as a terrace area.
WFP Site Engineer will help to supervise the whole process of kitchen construction to ensure that all materials, composition used for school kitchen construction are aligned with to the highest standards, considering the needs of the local community, as well as health, safety, and environmental factors.
In this context, WFP Timor-Leste Country Office requires a site engineer in supervising all process of school kitchen construction starting from initial groundwork until finalization of the construction. The Site Engineer will be contracted for 6 months.
SN5S project will construct 10 school kitchens across 3 municipalities (Baucau, Bobonar and Manufahi) and for this year the construction will be commenced with 6 school kitchens. In this context, WFP Timor-Leste Country Office requires a site engineer in supervising all process of school kitchen construction starting from initial groundwork until finalization of the construction. WFP Site Engineer will help to supervise the whole process of kitchen construction to ensure that all materials, composition used for school kitchen construction are aligned with to the highest standards, considering the needs of the local community, as well as health, safety, and environmental factors.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Plan and prioritize workload on a weekly basis in discussion with the Team Leader and the Headquarter WFP Technical Advisor (TA).
Contribute to the technical analysis of partner bids and ensure technical compliance as specified in the tender documents,
Provide technical support for the design, implementation, and on-site monitoring of the school kitchens.
Review the technical drawings and specifications from the contractors for the work to be carried out in the projects
Contribute to the review of contractors' and partners' payment documents.
Establishment of a comprehensive system for maintaining site records including site correspondence, survey data, inspection records, test data, site diaries, records of meetings, financial records, progress records etc.
Visit and perform technical analysis for the new construction site and provide technical report to supervisor.
Establish and maintain project quality assurance procedures align with relevant National and International standards.
Assurance of the quality of the works during construction, continuously inspecting the materials and construction operations with regard to workmanship and compliance with the specifications.
Provision of notice to the contractors of any defects and deficiencies, and issue instructions for the removal and substitution of the improper works, where provided under the contract.
Conduct Quality checks in compliance with the Engineering Unit Quality Control manual.
Perform other duties as required.
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance
Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.
Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers)
Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.
Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas
Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.
Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
Strategic Policy Engagement w/Government
Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Monthly Salary range between USD 1348.33 - 1522.07
- Annual Leave 1 day per month
- Sick Leave 1 day per month
- Medical insurance cover staff member and recognize dependent
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
22 November 2023, Mid night Timor - Leste Time
WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment
WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.