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Infrastructure Manager

Published on 15.03.2023

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Infrastructure Manager

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Idea Development and Pre-Construction

  • Analyze requests for new rehabilitation and or construction works; carry out assessments and prepare reports with recommendations for follow up actions.
  • Undertake technical assessments for small scale community infrastructure projects that could include buildings / community centers, hospitals, schools, roads, bridges, water points.
  • Contribute technical inputs to grant design and preparation of idea templates/grant proposals.
  • Prepare Environmental Review Reports (ERRs) and obtain USAID approval prior to start of activity.

Design Stage

  • Develop Scope of Works (SOWs) for Architecture / Engineer (A/E) partners and train them on the project scope.
  • Ensure Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) is incorporated to the implementation plan at the design stage.
  • Manage the contracts of the A/E firms through daily communications with the partners, review of their work and regular meetings.
  • Approve the A/E monthly invoices from a technical point of view.
  • Serves as the focal point for design of projects. Collaborate with A/E firms on development of blueprints and Bill of Quantities (BoQs), review and approve the blueprints and BoQs submitted, assist in development of sustainable solutions.
  • Ensures architectural plans follow South Sudan’s / US government best practices in design and construction.
  • Prepare environmental review reports (ERF/ERR, EMMP, and Construction Monitoring Checklists) for the proposed construction sites and coordinate final review with Environmental Specialist. Submit to USAID and obtain USAID approval prior to start of activity.

Procurement Stage

  • Prepare all documentation for RFPs and RFQs. Including complete set of designs, BOQ, SOWs work, Technical Specifications, Work Plan, HASP, QA/QC Plan, EMMP with Construction Monitoring Checklists.
  • Participate in pre bid meetings and bidding process throughout the assigned committee for selection of vendors and provide technical input to the preparation of tenders, during bid evaluation process and in the preparation of the construction contracts pre- approval by COP or her designee.
  • Participate in bid analysis on RFPs and RFQs, especially with respect to technical quality, appropriate technical approaches, and quality and soundness of proposed QA/QC, health and safety and environmental monitoring processes.
  • Review and approve Health and Safety Plan (HASP) prior to the start of construction.
  • Review EMMP and Environmental Monitoring Checklists with sub-contractor at kick-off meeting and arrange a process for the sub-contractor to submit Environmental Monitoring Checklists to the Engineer for review on a regular basis.

Construction Implementation Stage

  • Collaborate with sub-contractors on site identification and site layout of construction projects.
  • Interprets plans and specifications and projects milestones to ensure compliance with requirements, project timeframe and to resolve questions as to intent of same.
  • Lead collaborative approaches to problem solving between key stakeholders.
  • Visit project sites to oversee and monitor construction and architecture/ engineering subcontractors, conduct all inspection activities on construction projects, to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, safety and security, and environmental regulations and EMMP implementation, provide guidance to the construction companies and the A/E teams.
  • Regularly gather and review Environmental Monitoring Checklists and monitor EMMP implementation during site visits.
  • Manage the Quality Assurance/Quality Control oversight company for all construction projects.
  • Ensure all site surveys, soil and water samples, concrete tests etc are done in a timely manner and are recorded in the project documentation.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all administrative aspects of construction project management are completed according to procedures.
  • Develop weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual report and review reports submitted by site supervisors, construction sub-contractor and A/E - QAQC sub-contractor and recommend necessary actions for corrective measures. Develop operation and maintenance plan (O&M) for each site.
  • Conduct training program for grantees for understanding and implementation of O&M plan for each site.
  • Keeps detailed and accurate records.
Required profile for job ad : Infrastructure Manager


This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • At least 2years experience in the skill that will be supervised, both in executing it and supervising other workers

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Job criteria for job ad : Infrastructure Manager
Job category :
Public buildings and works professions
R&D, project management
Industries :
Distribution, selling, wholesale
Engineering, development studies
Transport, logistics, postal services
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Copperbelt - Eastern - Luapula - Lusaka - Muchinga - North-Western - Northern - Southern - Western - International
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :
project management
construction works
construction projects
Number of Position(s) : 50
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