Deputy Team Leader/Highway Engineer

Consultant, Full-Time, Liberia

Monitoring Consultant of the Output and Performance based Road Contracts (OPRC) in Liberia

About the role

We are seeking to identify a highly experienced and qualified Deputy Team  Leader/Highway Engineer (DTL/HE) for Lot 2 to fill our current vacancy, who will lead and deliver this large, OPRC based contract on a full time basis.

The DTL/HE will be responsible for the overall management of the roads including rehabilitation, routine and periodic maintenance works.

About the programme

The Government of Liberia has received the assistance of the World Bank and other donors for the Implementation of the OPRC Project on one of the main road corridors within the Country. IMC Worldwide is required to fill a vacancy for the Monitoring Supervision of the OPRC-Asset Management project – Monitoring/Supervision of Output Performance Base Road Contracts (OPRC), Road Asset Management of Lot 1 & 2 –Red Light – Gbarnga – Guinea Border Road and Urban Section Coca Cola Factory to Red Light.

The project road includes main transport corridor from the capital towards the northeast of the country since it is the major highway. Lot 1 contract contains road section from Red Light – Gate 15 – Gbarnga (180.36Km, plus a further 6.1 Km from Coca Cola to ELWA junction) and Lot 2 includes road section from Gbarnga – Ganta – Guinea Border Road (69km).

The primary objective of this project is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the management and maintenance of its road network. This will be achieved by the introduction and operation of the Output and Performance based Road Contracting (OPRC) methodology for the Road Asset Management, which is a relatively new concept adopted in order to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of road operations within a life span cycle.

This World Bank funded project started in Feb 2014 and completion is in March 2024.

Requirements

Essential:

  • Qualified and registered professional engineer
  • Academic degree in Civil or Highway Engineering with specialization in Highway Engineering or related areas such as transportation or pavement. A Master’s degree in the same area of specialisation is desirable.
  • 15+ years’ professional working experience in supervision of road
    construction/rehabilitation/OPRC Contract/maintenance and/or experience in highway design and contract administration.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as Team Leader/Resident Engineer/Deputy Team Leader on supervision of road construction/rehabilitation/maintenance projects
    International work experience and have worked in developing countries including in Africa. Liberia experience would be an advantage.
  • Ability to manage and administer road construction contracts under OPRC General Conditions and/or shall have experience managing PPP and/or DBOMT and/or DBT and/or DBOT projects
  • Full command in written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Conversant with Microsoft office and M.S. Project

 

Application Process

Please submit your CV along with details of how you meet the criteria, your current availability and anticipated fee rate to consult@imcworldwide.com.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. You are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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