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Intern Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

Call for Application

       Position Title: Intern Engineer
       Duty Station: Amman – Jordan
       Classification: Non-Staff
       Type of Appointment: Internship Contract - Six months
       Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
       Closing Date: 14 Oct 2019
      CFA Number:  JOR/044/2019

 Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.


 IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment
Applications from qualified female candidates are encouraged
Internal candidates who meet the eligibility criteria (Considered as first-tier candidates) External candidates (considered as second- tier candidates)


Organizational Context and Scope

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Senior Emergency Coordinator, and in close coordination with the National Engineer Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for providing technical assistance to IOM Jordan in general and the Syria Emergency Unit in particular. The incumbent will be responsible for deliverables outlined in the following sections:


Core Functions/Responsibilities:
1. Contract documents:

Assist in compiling and drafting, with due regard to IOM procurement and legal policies, for competitive tender and with sufficient information for contractors to quote, to include the following:
• Layout drawings, scaled building plans, standard details, component schedules for each site;
• Standard specification clauses scheduled for each site;
• Bills of quantity (BOQs) for each site separately (including brands if applicable).

2. Reports from site inspections & monitoring visits should include the following:
Assist in ensuring accurate record-keeping, construction inspections, quality audits and records of actual quantities maintained, drawings are kept up to date and variations and addendums are issued correctly.

  • Assist in reporting on technical issues and works done and submit progress reports as needed, ensuring accurate record keeping, construction inspections, quality audits and
  • records of actual quantities maintained, drawings are kept up to date and variations and addendums are issued correctly. Responsible for the technical review of any change orders on invoices, and payment applications which may include final payment.


General Responsibilities:

3. In coordination with the National Engineer Officer and other engineers of the unit, work with the team directly on the planning, design, specifications and execution of all phases of construction from initial planning to the final handing over of the site.
4. Ensure due diligence steps are followed as per recommendations and guidelines from IOM and the Jordanian Engineering/Construction association.
5. Assist towards developing specifications for engineering goods and services in coordination with relevant departments.
6. Work closely together with other relevant staff within IOM, particularly the Emergency Unit including: Engineer(s), M&E Officer, Reporting officer, Project Assistants, Logistics Officers, etc.
7. Perform other duties as may be required for the successful completion of outputs.


Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies:

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  •  Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

    Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
      N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Completed Diploma degree from an accredited academic institution in civil or structural engineering or architecture with minimum 1 year of relevant professional experience as an engineer/architect including waste management and building services expertise; familiarity with simple sustainable measures (desirable).  

OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution in civil or structural engineering or architecture with minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience as an engineer/architect including waste management and building services expertise; familiarity with simple sustainable measures (desirable).  

Other

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable. In addition to a clearance from the local government “Court Clearance”.

How to apply:

Interested External candidates are invited to submit their applications via Akhtaboot website, by 14 Oct 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement  CFA# 122560 (VN/JOR/044/2019).


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the Akhtaboot website.
 
IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed thru the Akhtaboot website.


For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/

 

Posting period: 
From 01 Oct 2019-14Oct 2019.