|Date Posted:||Feb 11, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Feb 27, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||10 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
Progress Consultancy Services (PCS) was established in 2007 with the aim to provide quality services to the public, private and non-for profit organizations according to their dynamic needs. PCS has partnered with leading national and international consultancy and construction firms which are highly known for their quality services for years in Afghanistan.
PCS has shown full commitment in the process of development of the war ravaged country, stands by its commitment to undertake responsibilities for social and economical development of the society. Thus, PCS is undertaking a variety of activities to support and achieve this highly appreciated target. Where necessary, PCS employs specialists and other personnel to help achieve its ultimate goal by their skills, dedication and integrity.
Currently, PCS is providing consultancy services that are required to help Ministry of Public Works to implement road construction project from Yakawlang to Bamyan (Bamyan) and from Mazar-e-Sharif to Dar-e-Suf (Balkh Province). The consulting services involve approval of design made by the contractor, certification of all the works for quality and quantity, contract administration, supervision of supply and installation of tolling facility and benefit monitoring and evaluation.
PCS requires employing Resettlement Specialists to provide his/her professional services described below to work in connection with the project mentioned above:
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Conduct site inspections to establish extent of social impacts
â€¢ Assist with the preparation of resettlement/land acquisition plans as necessary
â€¢ Assist MPW with arranging and holding public consultation/information meetings
â€¢ Assist with training staff for monitoring health and safety programs
ï± Qualified degree in Sociology or equivalent and worked as national level Social/Development/Resettlement Specialist in large infrastructure projects.
ï± Familiar with Afghanistan laws on land
ï± Excellent skills in MS Word and Excel
ï± Language skills â€“ Dari, Pashto and English
ï± Committed to helping the team to meet its objectives
ï± Committed to sharing skills with staff and building up the capacity of other staff
ï± Excellent communication skills, speaking and writing.
ï± Good communication and negotiation skills