Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year performance management support contract – PERFORM to Management Systems International (MSI). Under PERFORM MSI provides monitoring support, evaluations, assessments, and learning support services to USAID. These services provide evidence-based data and information and high-quality analysis that USAID program managers use to target resources and inform project design and implementation to improve project results and achieve objectives.
This position is open to all qualified candidates, expatriate and/or national citizens of Pakistan
MSI is seeking a Team Leader, Civil Engineer, with relevant design and construction experience in vertical structures/buildings, roads, and water and sanitation projects, to lead the assessment of on-going and completed infrastructure projects in the selected areas of Pakistan – Sindh, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, FATA, and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The main objective of the assessment is to verify and validate the various components of the infrastructure program.
The Team Leader will be responsible of leading a team of field monitors/civil engineers who will conduct monitoring site visits in the mentioned areas of Pakistan. The Team Leader will be ultimately responsible for desk review of documents including drawing sheets, designs, Bill of Quantitys (BoQs), technical specifications and construction quality standards. The Team Leader will also conduct interviews with concerned stakeholders, guide and accompany field civil engineers during visual inspection of infrastructure projects, conduct data analysis, lead technical report writing, and present debriefings of the assignment findings.
The Team Leader will manage the activities of the civil engineering monitoring team, drawing on the strengths of individual team members, to produce the best possible monitoring and technical assessment reports. In collaboration with MSI staff and team members, the Team Leader will take the lead in: