Re - Technical Expert Pool Head

 
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 802
Date Posted:Dec 2, 2018
Reference:VA-DABS-HQs/97-0141
Closing Date:Dec 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:

Founded: 2002  http://www.dabs.af

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

The Head of Technical Expert Team will assist the Director in the leding and new establishing of the Technical Expert Team under the overall guidance and supervision of the PMO Director.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:


Excellent computer skills for Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Internet use;

Abilities to represent the organization in national and international levels;

Fluency in English is a must, with excellent written and oral communication skills;

High-level interpersonal and relationship-building skills;

Ability to communicate and work effectively with persons of various cultures;

Ability to Maintain effective collaboration and partnerships with organs of Government and Government Agencies, Provincial Governments, International Organizations, the Private Sector and other Stakeholders;

Ability to Liaison with Donor agencies;

Ability and willingness to work in a high-pressure environment;

Ability and willingness to multi-task and work under pressure;

Professional in appearance and demeanor;

Duties & Responsibilities:


Establishment and lead of Technical Expert Team

Review, comment, approve all the technical design drawings and specifications of the design build
contractors

Review projects drawings and specification to be compliance with the standards and codes.

Review of the projects contracts for better resolving all technical issues with the design build contractors.

Advise on resolving priorities on construction activities with the contractors.

Establish strong coordination mechanism with the sub-contractors to solve technical issues during projects
design and implementation.

Advise on all technical matters related to the following activities: preparation, review, execution and
management of technical affairs engineering projects;

To advise and provide time to time reports to the Director regarding the technical issues, quality control,
timeline, implementation schedules, concept designs and detail plans of projects;

To provide technical and expert advice on all aspects of Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
systems. This position has responsibility for assisting in the development, design and coordination of a
broad range of engineering activities and recommend changes to contract designs;

To coordinate safety measures between live components in operation and components under construction
and give advice and when required training to the project implementers on safety planning and safety
measures;

To provide expert advice on all areas of facilities design and construction drawings, calculations,
specifications, estimating, scheduling, safety measures and adopted standards with an emphasis on
electrical systems;

To be fully familiar with and have experience in using British (BS), European (EN), IEEE, IEC, DIN and other
standards;

To have skillful use of computer and be able to work with latest electrical software programs specially
DIgSILENT, EMTP, PSCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, ETAP and MATLAB;

To support the relevant departments of DABS to carry out capacity building needs of the organization for
strengthening planning, implementation and monitoring. The capacity building needs will reflect both
technical and non-technical/managerial needs;

To provide feedback about the technical terms and conditions of RFPs and supervise the activities
performed by contractors and provide timely reports and advise about the schedule, quality and progress of
the projects;

To assist in negotiating with the contractors on the implementation of activities as per the contractual
requirement;

To participate in the meetings related to technical and management matters of on-going projects and also
technical preparation and development of new projects;

Supervises related PMO staff and local or international short-term consultants working for the project;

Extensive Travel within and outside Afghanistan maybe required.

Establishing scope of authority, clear lines of communication and reporting and specific individuals who will
interact directly with the stakeholders

Identifying potential problems and solutions

To carry out other tasks as entrusted by the PMO Director.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


Master’s Degree or equivalent such as BSC/Honors in Engineering, Project Management, Business Administration or in related field with minimum 2-3 years’ experience

Bachelor degree in the above field with min. seven years of work experience will be acceptable.

Experience preferably with Government, international donors, NGOs or other organizations.

Able to do research on new issues regarding electrical engineering field and perform presentation and
information sessions for ministry staffs and other stakeholders;

Be familiar with Afghanistan power sector master plan and energy sector policy;

Work experience with international organizations such as, WB, JICA, USAID or other is desirable.

Direct experience in capacity development programs and/or government setting is desirable.

Languages: Fluency in local languages (Dari/Pashto) and English is required.

Good understanding of the relevant standards and norms relevant to the works.

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