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International Engineering Specialist
|Location :||Dushanbe, Tajikistan with frequent travel to Afghanistan and Central Asia|
|Application Deadline :||26-Dec-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||130 working days during 6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||January-June 2018|
The Border Management in Northern Afghanistan Project (BOMNAF II) aims to support cross-border security and cooperation by improving the ability of the Afghanistan Border Police to practice Integrated Border Management in northern Afghanistan. This will improve cross-border cooperation, the capacity to reduce crime, and improve legal trade, travel, and commerce along Afghanistan’s border with Central Asia. It will also contribute to mutual trust, regional development, conflict resolution and prevention, and enhanced human security, as well as to indirectly enhance and expand economic development on both sides of the border. This will be achieved by building capacity through the provision of infrastructure, training and equipment to the Afghan Border Police deployed on Afghanistan’s northern frontier.
The Border Management Northern Afghanistan (BOMNAF) II project is a three-year initiative that commenced in July 2014. In June 2017, the project was granted a No Cost Extension for additional one year until June 2018. The Project’s field activities focus around the three activity areas of Infrastructure Construction, Equipment Supply and Training Delivery to Afghan Border Police (ABP) and Afghan Customs Department (ACD) personnel on Afghanistan’s Northern borders with Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Duties and Responsibilities
Goals and objectives:
EU Border Management Northern Afghanistan seeks a qualified candidate to the position of International Engineering Specialist, who, within the project framework will be responsible for construction component of BOMNAF II Project.
BOMNAF II Project as continuation of Cross-border Security and Cooperation initiative is planning to construct several border facilities in order to improve serving conditions of Afghan Border Police units along the northern border of Afghanistan and put the basis on cross-border economic activities between Afghanistan and other Central Asia countries.
Within the construction component of the project, under the supervision of Project Manager (in case of absence Deputy Project Manager), the International Engineering Specialist will be responsible for preparing required documentation for initiating of bidding process for construction, monitoring and evaluation of contracted companies, certifying of works done as well as working out improvements, through integrating energy efficient technologies to design of projects.
The incumbent will be reporting directly to the Project Manager (in case of absence Deputy Project Manager) and will be responsible for coordination of all BOMNAF II construction activities to ensure that it is planned and executed according to specifically designed drawings and timeframe, to ensure a uniform high standard of construction is achieved.
Duties and responsibilities:
For detailed information, please refer to annex 1- Terms of Reference of the below link.
Required Skills and Experience
Please follow the link to the Individual Consultant Procurement Notice:
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.