RE-ADVERT: Construction Engineer – Kismayo, Somalia


RE-ADVERT: Construction Engineer – Kismayo, Somalia




Salary band 4

Construction Engineer (Full time)

Band 4 T

Reports to:

Programme Manager/ Advisor/ Head of component 1

Duty Station:


A. Brief introduction of the TVET Project:

The GIZ TVET project is commissioned by the European Union (EU) and the Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ). Objective of the project is as follows: The supply of Somali skilled labour is in a better position to satisfy the demand of the labour market in selected regions in Somalia.

To reach these targets currently following outputs need to be reached:

The conceptual, organisational and material requirements of selected TVET centres to implement labour market-oriented basic and higher qualification programmes are improved.

The quality of basic- and higher-qualification training programmes for selected occupational profiles is improved.

Substantive preconditions for an institutionalised labour-market oriented TVET exist.

The project is implemented with a multilevel approach on national level, regional level and local level in Jubaland, Puntland, Benadir region and Somaliland.


Pre-Assessment of selected or envisaged construction sites for school premises, including buildings (classrooms, offices, workshops, laboratories), green, gardening and livestock areas, sanitary and water supply installations;

Planning of construction projects, including rough cost estimates, for the tendering of architectural and construction commissions;

Contribution to the bidding and evaluation processes;

Cooperation with architects and contractors in their respective activities and their supervision;

Reporting to TVET project management, staff in charge at GIZ Country Office and Headquarters;

Contribution to hand-over processes.


Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent to meet the requirements;

Experience (minimum of 5 years) of cooperation in complex civil engineering projects;

Experience (minimum of 3 years) of cooperation with international donors

(Experience with GIZ German Cooperation projects would be an asset);

Excellent planning, communication and reporting capacity;

Excellent command of written and oral English.

Readiness to travel across Somaliland, Puntland, Jubaland and Benadir region (only Mogadishu International Airport, Green Zone); occasionally abroad.

Duty Stations/Operation Sites:

Kismayo, Jubaland (duty station and operation site), Benadir region (only operation site)

Expected joining date: asap

Working period: One year with the possibility of extension

Reference Number: TVET/ENG/1/06/2021

Applications should be done through email to:

All applications MUST bear the above reference number in the subject of the email.

Deadline: By Tuesday 22nd June 2021 16:00 HRS

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GIZ does not charge any application, processing and interviewing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer.



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