Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland have signed a bilateral agreement to initiate a LOCAL ROADS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME (LRIP) - PHASE I, in four districts of Nepal namely Ramechhap, Okhaldhunga, Khotang and Sindhuli. Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will provide a financial and technical supports to the Government of Nepal (GoN) represented by Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) and its Department of Local Infrastructure and Agricultural Roads (DoLIDAR).
As a result of LRIP (I), it is expected that the people use the improved roads for their economic and social benefits; and the National and local institutions adopt a planned maintenance system for local roads. LRIP will help the 4 Programme districts to annually maintain 750 kms of existing roads of high priority and importance, identified in the ‘District Core Road Network’ making them all weather; upgrade/rehabilitate 200 kms of existing roads and construct 100 kms of new roads to an all-weather standard.
AF – Iteco Ltd., Switzerland, on behalf of SDC intends to fill in vacant positions for its TA team to technically support the Programme districts. In order to supplement its team, AF-Iteco Ltd. is seeking applications from the qualified and experienced Nepali Nationals for the position as follows:
PROGRAMME SUPPORT UNIT -
1. Planning & Road Design Engineer: 1 position (Mulkot, Sindhuli district station based)
Qualification and Experience: The Planning & Road Design Engineer should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and registered in the Nepal Engineer’s Council. Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar field would be an asset. He/she should have at least 8 years’ experience of supervisory Road Engineer or equivalent position.The overall responsibility of the Planning & Road Design Engineer is to design of roads and other structural elements together with road maintenance planning and assist in supervision works on behalf of the DDC/DTO to ensure quality works. The Planning and Road Design Engineer shall also be responsible to train engineers and technicians of the DDC/DTO in managing and supervising the survey, design, road maintenance planning and to attain quality works.
Duration of Employment:
The initial contract for the above two positions are for period up to July 2018. All positions are based in Mulkot, Sindhuli district or Programme partner districts and will require frequent field travels.
Terms of Reference:
The detailed terms of reference can be obtained by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or downloaded from http://lripnepal.org/vacancies The closing date for applications is 20 March 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. No telephone calls, written or personal enquiries will be entertained in this regard. Interested candidates are requested to send their application with CV to the Team Leader, LRIP, PO Box 113, Kathmandu or by e-mail to email@example.com or by fax to 5-543144.
The LRIP promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).