Construction Consultant

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

SC positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Construction Consultant

Main Objectives:

The individual consultant will conduct the monitoring of implementation of construction works in schools to ensure that construction work undertaken for the project will be implemented with high quality and on time by regularly visiting and by distance checking (by photo and phone call). The consultant will work closely with the construction companies, local community and school to provide weekly updates for SC project staff on construction implementation progress and any problem/challenge related to construction as well as proposed solutions to address these challenges.

Consultant’s Qualifications

This consultancy will require the services of individual consultant with background in architecture or civil engineering and experience in procurement process of construction.

Essentials

  • A registered Engineer/Architect with at least 5 years’ experience providing consultancy services in design, specification, construction project management and construction procurement activities
  • Previous experience in directing construction projects from concept through to construction phase
  • Relevant experience relative to implementation of construction quality against National standards or International best practice, whichever takes precedence
  • Familiarity with Government/Ministry (local and National) procedures and standards in Vietnam
  • Strong organization and management skills required
  • Proven communication and writing skills, including relevant reports in both English and Vietnamese

Desirables

  • Experience in working with NGO/Donor organizations

Submission of application

  • Letter of expression of interest
  • Technical proposal containing methodologies for the scope of work.
  • Financial proposal containing consultant daily rate and other cost (Actual per diem, transportation and accommodation costs will be paid by SC according to cost norm)
  • CV of the consultant and proof of professional registration including for members of the team
  • Sample report of previous consultancy work

To Save the Children, Hanoi Office - 4th Floor, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi or by Email: Vietnam.HR@savethechildren.org

The Scope of Work is attached here.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 19th August 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2018-08-19