Multiple Jobs Vacancies at UNOPS October 2023, Tanzania Jobs, Under the technical supervision of the Head of Strategic Initiatives, the Retainer will provide climate adaptation technical advisory and supervision in the conceptualization and implementation of infrastructure projects (mainly in the energy, transport and buildings sectors) in different countries in at least one of UNOPS’ regions.
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The Retainer will provide technical knowledge and will contribute to processes and decisions to facilitate sustainable and resilient infrastructure development and activities such as climate risk identification, vulnerability assessments, mainstreaming climate adaptation measures in infrastructure development and the provision of all adaptation and resilience support and services to different UNOPS partners and client countries.
1.Climate Adaptation Specialist (Retainer, Multiple positions), Multiple positions
He/She will provide technical guidance on all aspects of resilience of infrastructure to inform effective project programming, management and partnerships. In addition, he/she is expected to provide technical climate adaptation support in support of ongoing infrastructure projects in other UNOPS regions as may be required. As needed, the expert will provide climate adaptation oversight on program design and management, working closely with stakeholders to mainstream climate adaptation actions in projects.
The specific tasks for each assignment may vary depending on the needs of the requesting office. Under the overall guidance and oversight of the Strategic Initiatives Unit and direct supervision of the designated Supervisor within the requesting office, the Retainer will work on a retainer contract and will be called upon for specific projects to fulfill one or more of the following key tasks:
Provide advisory support in addressing climate adaptation and resilience infrastructure needs in developing countries. Support the mainstreaming of climate resilience and adaptation actions in technical documents of infrastructure projects, papers and corporate communication materials. Conduct assessments of the potential risks that the project implementation will increase the vulnerability of human populations and natural systems to climate variability and change, and to contribute to maladaptation.
Recommend Climate Risk Management Plans (CRMP) for the implementation of proposed measures to reduce climate-related risks and adapt to climate change. Provide advice and assistance in the development of strategies, regulatory frameworks, guidelines, and enabling the environment to promote climate adaptation and resilience in infrastructure sectors. Provide technical climate adaptation advice to project teams and partners at any life cycle stages of infrastructure project development in compliance with UNFCCC climate adaptation guidelines.
2. Associate Construction Management Engineer, Multiple positions
Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring/management of on-site construction as listed below: S/he will support in the planning and coordinating work activities with the Project Manager; Contribute to take timely action to prevent potential delays and/or cost overruns that can be avoided; Provide guidance for on-time project delivery; Monitoring contractor presence on the project site, including Bill of Quantities (BoQ) as per approved contract;
As tasked by the Project Manager, supervise construction works and administer works execution as per the contractual provisions and the design specifications; Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications and inform promptly of eventual deviations; Contribute to regular supervision of the project work progress and quality for on time delivery; Prepare project process reports; Provides support and guidance to the contractor and assists in resolving site problems, as necessary;
How to Apply
- Climate Adaptation Specialist (Retainer, Multiple positions), Multiple positions–CLICK HERE TO APPLY
- Associate Construction Management Engineer, Multiple positions– CLICK HERE TO APPLY