Contract Engineer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1487
Date Posted:Apr 2, 2018
Reference:ARAP/MOPW/KBL 24
Closing Date:Apr 16, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Construction
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About MPW-NRAP inc:

Founded: 2002

The National Rural Access Program (NRAP) is one of the most important National Priority Programs (NPP) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The primary focus of the program is the rehabilitation, (re-) construction and maintenance of the rural roads network in all 34 provinces of the country and it is funded by different donors, including the WB, ARTF, EC, DFID, JSDF , USAID and etc. The program has subsequent projects such NERAP, Shindand and etc. The clients representative in the program has been nominated in legal document of project e.g. MSA and TA namely Program Implementation Unit (PIU). The program is committed not only to improve rural access in remote areas but also capacity building of national staffs in order to provide Ministry of Public Works with skilled and trained staff for future operation in which PIU and UNOPS consultants play the foremost role.

Job Summary:

Under the overall guidance of the Contract Manager, the Contract Engineer is responsible to provide end-user support to ARAP-MPW located within Kabul Head office. The position is responsible to provide effective support to Contract Management Unit, Region Offices & Contractors for successful implementation of road project within budget & timeframe.
Contract Management Unit has divided the unit’s tasks per Region to each Contract Engineer working within Contract Management of National Rural Access Program (NRAP).

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:


Ability to research and apply laws, regulations, and policies as per World Bank procurement procedures.

Knowledge of the principles, techniques, methods, and procedures of World Bank & Government contracting to post-award procurement actions where the actions are well defined and well patterned.

Knowledge and skill sufficient to monitor the progress of contractors contracts; to advise contractors regarding contractual requirement limitations;

Knowledge and skill sufficient to coordinate requests for deviations from contract specifications; to review payment requests; and to recommend approval payment or withholding of partial or final payment

Duties & Responsibilities:

To assist Regional Offices on contract implementation as per signed agreement and coordination with contractors for any disputes.
To ensure the performance guarantees, Advance payment guarantees are valid and up to date
To ensure the company does not incur unnecessary loss of contribution due to non-chargeable costs.
To Participate in pre-start meeting during contract award stage.
To check payments received from regions (Secondary Road & Bridges of Japan Funded Subprojects) of NRAP-MPW Subprojects.
To prepare Time Extension and Variation Order based on General Condition of Contract 44. Compensation event and Project Manager’s recommendation report/ Delay analysis.
To ensure that the documents received for enquiries is sufficiently detailed to allow the efficient processing of the payments, time extensions and variation orders.
To process invoices in accordance to contract terms with the established procedures for work done as per site measurement certified by Project manager.
To maintain an accurate and complete file record of all calculations, material lists, costing, drawings, correspondence and purchase orders.
To conduct meetings with contractors and issuing warning letters for slow progress at site.
To communicate with contractors through phone calls and emails regarding Problems, Slow Progress and claims.
To update the Contract Management Information System for new entries, missing data, monthly physical progress and financial progress.
To coordinate and follow up with Monitoring Unit, Construction Manager, QA/QC Unit, PSU and PIU-Finance on payments processing to contractor’s account.
Keen to be involved in activities that are assigned by immediate supervisor and top management of NRAP program.
Implement the contract as per contract clauses of world bank procurement procedure
Monitor the contract progress as per submitted work plan.
Review and process contract payments certified by Project Manager

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in civil Engineering
At least 4 years work experience in a similar position in a large organization.
Experience with UN or international organization would be distinct advantage

Job Keywords:

Contract Engineer
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