Consultant (Civil Engineer)

United Nations Pakistan
Full time Full day
Karachi



Purpose of the Consultancy/Background


Purpose of the consultancy is to get the refurbishment of health Centres as per quality standards/specifications and to oversee the refurbishment works at provincial level


Planned timelines (subject to confirmation)


3 months, to start from July 2023


Work to be performed



  • Prepare the BOQs and drawing of each health center.

  • Ensure that all Refurbishment works are carried out as per Drawings, SOW/Technical Specification and BOQ.

  • Control the quality of refurbishment works related to civil/Plumbing/electrical engineering in health Centers.

  • Coordinate with Contractor for smooth carrying out the works as instructed.

  • Prepares schedule of works and verify contractor’s timetable.

  • Records work force, work done by contractor.

  • Makes sure that construction materials/items using by contractor should be as per SOW/ Technical Specification and BOQ.

  • Ensure that when contractors employed, work is done properly, correctly, in compliance with the terms and conditions, in accordance with timelines, in safe manner and competent.

  • Assists in measurement of contractor’s works to determine the quantity and detail check work as per specified on drawings, SOW/Technical Specification and BOQ.

  • Properly check and verify the contractor’s completion certificate and submit to Procurement department for further process.

  • Maintains liaison with District Health Officials to facilitate the Contractor for refurbishment works.

  • Daily report the progress of refurbishment works.

  • Frequently arrange the meeting with contractor’s representative to monitor the progress of project and solve the technical problem as and when required.


Output 1: Completion of Construction/Refurbishment Works in 25% Health Facilities of Province


Deliverable 1: Supervision and verification of construction work carried out on site accordingly verification of invoices submitted by contractor.


Deliverable 2: Coordination and liaison with local authorities and Government counterparts.


Deliverable 3: Coordinate with construction firm for execution as per drawings, and specification in accordance with contract of construction firm.


Deliverable 4: Ensure that works are undertaken according to given timelines as per schedule.


Deliverable 5: Anticipate problems and suggest solution to minimize complexity.


Deliverable 6: Preparation of detailed weekly & monthly progress reports on status of construction,


Deliverable 7: Identification of issues at site and proposed solutions, identifying weak areas and highlighting potential risks.


Deliverable 8: Evaluation/Inspection prior of site before Handing/taking over that works have been completed as per BOQ, specifications and quality standards.


Output 2: Completion of Construction/Refurbishment Works in 25% Health Facilities of Province


Deliverable 1: Supervision and verification of construction work carried out on site accordingly verification of invoices submitted by contractor.


Deliverable 2: Coordination and liaison with local authorities and Government counterparts.


Deliverable 3: Coordinate with construction firm for execution as per drawings, and specification in accordance with contract of construction firm.


Deliverable 4: Ensure that works are undertaken according to given timelines as per schedule.


Deliverable 5: Anticipate problems and suggest solution to minimize complexity.


Deliverable 6: Preparation of detailed weekly & monthly progress reports on status of construction,


Deliverable 7: Identification of issues at site and proposed solutions, identifying weak areas and highlighting potential risks.


Deliverable 8: Evaluation/Inspection prior of site before Handing/taking over that works have been completed as per BOQ, specifications and quality standards.


Output 3: Completion of Construction/Refurbishment Works in 25% Health Facilities of Province


Deliverable 1: Supervision and verification of construction work carried out on site accordingly verification of invoices submitted by contractor.


Deliverable 2: Coordination and liaison with local authorities and Government counterparts.


Deliverable 3: Coordinate with construction firm for execution as per drawings, and specification in accordance with contract of construction firm.


Deliverable 4: Ensure that works are undertaken according to given timelines as per schedule.


Deliverable 5: Anticipate problems and suggest solution to minimize complexity.


Deliverable 6: Preparation of detailed weekly & monthly progress reports on status of construction,


Deliverable 7: Identification of issues at site and proposed solutions, identifying weak areas and highlighting potential risks.


Deliverable 8: Evaluation/Inspection prior of site before Handing/taking over that works have been completed as per BOQ, specifications and quality standards.


Output 4: Completion of Construction/Refurbishment Works in 25% Health Facilities of Province


Deliverable 1: Supervision and verification of construction work carried out on site accordingly verification of invoices submitted by contractor.


Deliverable 2: Coordination and liaison with local authorities and Government counterparts.


Deliverable 3: Coordinate with construction firm for execution as per drawings, and specification in accordance with contract of construction firm.


Deliverable 4: Ensure that works are undertaken according to given timelines as per schedule.


Deliverable 5: Anticipate problems and suggest solution to minimize complexity.


Deliverable 6: Preparation of detailed weekly & monthly progress reports on status of construction,


Deliverable 7: Identification of issues at site and proposed solutions, identifying weak areas and highlighting potential risks.


Deliverable 8: Evaluation/Inspection prior of site before Handing/taking over that works have been completed as per BOQ, specifications and quality standards.


Technical Supervision


The selected Consultant will work on the supervision of respective Head of Sub Office.


Specific requirements


Qualifications required:



  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture, Construction, Project Management or in a relevant engineering discipline is required.


Experience required:



  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experiences and working knowledge of most aspects of the building construction works. The candidate should have the confidence to effectively control the works to be carried out by contractors. A Site Engineer should have the ability to make good technical decisions in the face of inevitable construction questions and problems troubleshooting.


Skills / Technical skills and knowledge:



  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Software.

  • Ability to provide technical advice and design and undergo assessment, and recommendations.

  • Good interpersonal skills, team working, time management


Language requirements:



  • Excellent knowledge of both English & local language is essential.


Place of assignment



  • Punjab, Baluchistan, KPK, Sindh, AJK/GB


Travel


All travel arrangements will be made by WHO – WHO will not be responsible for tickets purchased by the Consultant without the express, prior authorization of WHO. While on mission under the terms of this consultancy, the Consultant will receive subsistence allowance.



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