Project Officer (SOG/ST 7)

JOB PURPOSE

Under the general direction of the Director of Projects, the Project Officer shall have responsibility to:

Develop and manage the implementation of sewage projects to ensuring the most efficient use of resources and adherence to project scope, specifications, quality, contract completion dates and project budget for the implementation of the Sewage Projects.

  • Assist in the preparation of bills of quantity and tender documents
  • Site visits to assigned project site at agreed frequency
  • Inspection of the works and documentation of observations
  • Issue instructions as authorized by Architect or Project Manager
  • Reparation of weekly updates to construction schedules
  • Conduct site meetings and represent the Director of Project when required.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS INCLUDES

  • Knowledge of Jamaican Building and Electrical Codes and or codes of practice for building constructions and infrastructure works.
  • Knowledge of FIDIC,JCC or (CIC) standard form of contract
  • Knowledge base in structural engineering principles
  • Knowledge of Quantity Surveying Principles
  • Knowledge of GOJ procurement guidelines
  • Project management principles

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent

                                    Plus

Minimum of five (5) years experience in the building construction industry

Training in project management would be an asset.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND SPECIALISED TECHNIQUES

  • Ability to interpret construction working drawings and provide sketches where required to guide contractors.
  • Ability to undertake building surveys, formulate solutions and bills of quantities for remedial works
  • Use of excel software
  • Use of AutoCAD software
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various levels of project personnel in both oral and written format
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with a team
  • Excellent time management skills

 

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Interested persons may apply in writing, accompanied by resumes. Applications must be submitted no later than April 11, 2017 to:

Director

Human Resource Management & Development

Ministry of Health

10A Chelsea Avenue

Kingston 10

 

Please note that responses will be sent to short- listed applicants only