Category Services
Date Posted 23-Dec-2021
Closing Date 07-Jan-2022





(A) Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

1.         To support the relevant tasks of MAFF-NIO and PMO in the project target provinces of Battambang, Kampong Thom and Prey Veng, there is a need to recruit the Civil Engineers (two positions) to guide the construction activities in these target provinces. The consultant(s) will (i) produce contract management tools and templates for further use by MAFF-NIO and PMO, (ii) prepare short monthly and quarterly work plans, (iii) contribute to periodic progress reports, (iv) prepare short briefing notes for contractual and technical issues that arise on the project with practical recommendations for the Program Director/Program Manager, and (v) other relevant reports as requested by the project management.

(B) Scope of Work

2.         The Civil Engineer(s) will be responsible for professional assistance in handling overall aspects of civil works design and construction activities within the scope of the Project. The Civil Engineer(s) will work closely with MAFF-NIO and PMO officials/consultants to coordinate all project activities. They will have primary responsibility for design and construction of civil works subprojects and collection of data for monitoring and quarterly report writing. The duty stations for each position will be PMO. The Civil Engineer(s) will report to the Program Director/Program Manager and work under the overall supervision of the international Program Implementation Advisor.

(c)   Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Outputs

  1. Provide detailed engineering design of civil works under MAFF-NIO and PMO.
  2. Coordinate with all stakeholders to develop detailed time bound implementation schedules.
  3. Assist MAFF-NIO and PMO to comply with the relevant policies and guidelines of the Royal Government of Cambodia and ADB.
  4. Review and recommend the detailed designs, cost estimates and coordinate with other specialist for EMP, GAP, and other contract documentations as necessary.
  5. Assist MAFF-NIO and PMO staff and management in the management of civil works contracts and in the supervision of construction and subsequent commissioning of works.
  6. Assist in arranging for smooth handover of the project facilities to the agencies responsible for operation and maintenance including advice and assistance on the preparation of all documentation necessary (i.e. as-built drawings) to close out contracts,
  7. Monitor and review proper and timely submission of regular progress reports to ADB, particularly the progress against target indicators,
  8. Initiate actions in the event of any adverse, oblique and / or other variances against the original plan,
  9. Assist and review in ensuring all environmental impact mitigation measures are fully implemented, ensure associated reporting is completed, and minimize adverse environmental impacts during construction,
  10. Provide site management guidance to MAFF-NIO staff and management, Agricultural Cooperatives (ACs) and PIOs in relation to the construction,
  11. Assist in project planning, scheduling, and reporting of the sub-project activities,
  12. Assist the procurement officer in updating the procurement plan from time to time (as necessary),
  13. Provide overall support for selection of contractors and suppliers, contract management, and quality control and inspection,
  14. Coordinate with Environmental Specialist and Gender Specialist and ensure implementation of gender and social development measures, covering GAP and community participation plan,
  15. Assist in maintaining records, correspondence, and diaries; and provide the Client/ Employer with complete records and reports within the area of responsibility,
  16. Ensure efficient provision of on-the-job training to MAFF-NIO and PIOs staff and ACs in all relevant aspects of the efficient management and implementation of the project procedures, and
  17. Undertake other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time by the PMO Program Director/ Program Manager/ international Program Implementation Advisor.

(D) Minimum Qualification Requirements

  1. At least Bachelor degree preferably post-graduate in Engineering or in other related fields,
  2. At least 8 (eight) years of relevant professional experience with at least 5 (five) years of work experience on public sector projects in the relevant professional areas,
  3. Working experience in project management of the Government programs at national and sub-national levels; and/or experience with the RGC Implementing Agencies/ Ministries in a professional support capacity, especially in constructions of agricultural storage building, will be an advantage,
  4. Familiarity with the Royal Government guidelines, regulations and procedures relevant to the area of his/her responsibility.
  5. Fluent English language skills, and ability to maintain work communication with both international and Cambodian staff, are preferable.
  6. Demonstrated advanced computer skills related to the spreadsheets and project planning tools are required.
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