Operations Engineer/Mechanical Engineer | Municipal Development & Lending Fund (MDLF) Gaza | Solid Waste Management Project | Joint Service Councils for Solid Waste Management In Khan Younis, Rafah, and Middle Area Governorates (JSC-KRM)
The Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) is a quasi-government organization with technical, financial, and management experience in the field of Municipalities’ development, with particular experience in projects related to infrastructure, capacity building, employment generation, as well as data collection and reporting.
MDLF is implementing the Gaza Solid Waste Management Project in the middle and southern governorates of Gaza Strip which is financed by the European Union, The French Agency for Development (AFD), Government of Sweden, and the World Bank, where operations engineer needed to fulfill the needs of the expanded Joint Service Council for Solid Waste Management who is the final owner and operator of the assets provided by MDLF through.
The Joint Service Council for Solid Waste Management in Khan Younis, Rafah and Middle Area Governorates (JSC-KRM) was originally established in 1995 to serve the Governorates of Middle (Deir El-Balah) and Khan Younis by being responsible for the secondary collection and disposal of municipal solid waste. The JSC has been expanded to cover Rafah Governorate under the Gaza Solid Waste Management Project implemented by the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF).
MDLF is seeking to hire competent personnel to fill the following position:
Job Position: Operations Engineer (Full Time)
The operations engineer will evaluate, direct, control and develop all the events and activities that are carried out in the JSC-KRM Technical Operational Unit (TOU) to be fully effective to achieve the vision, mission and objectives of the GSWMP.
Under the supervision of JSC Executive Director, the Operations Engineer is expected to perform the following tasks:
-Establish and develop operational system for solid waste management;
-Responsible for the management and supervision of JSC technical staff and assets including landfill and transfer stations’ infrastructure and machinery, collection vehicles and equipment;
-Supervise and assess the performance of JSC technical staff responsible for the daily solid waste management operations;
-Develop and supervise the preparation of daily work schedules;
-Develop and supervise the preparation of annual plans and annual reports;
-Supervise the implementation of the JSC annual plan;
-Manage and supervise mechanical workshops;
-Develop and monitor vehicles’ maintenance and fuel consumption log;
-Advice and recommend preventive maintenance measures for vehicles’ and heavy machinery;
-Landfill and Transfer Station Management: including all aspects of daily operations; staff and machinery;
-Responsible for the accurate and timely assessment of JSC operations needs in terms of equipment, spare parts, fuel, and all related operations’ items
-Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly progress reports to be submitted to JSC Executive Director.
-Follow up with contractors and suppliers and participate in tender preparations and documentations
-Actively participate in procurement processes;
-Actively contribute to the development of community programs and services, in addition to providing
timely and valuable input for fundraising plans;
-Actively contribute to the development of technical terms of reference for both good and services;
-Performing other duties as required by the executive director of JSC.
-Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or any related field; Master’s degree is desirable;
-Experience of at least 3 years in the field of engineering management,
-Good Experience in governmental entities and able to dealing with the public and private sectors,
-Knowledge of solid waste management fundamentals and heavy machinery operations;
-Strong executive, consensus building and strategic planning skills,
-Excellent supervision, reporting and communication skills;
-Advanced ability to develop solid waste layouts and routing for operations, processes, systems and heavy equipment;
-Experience in international procurement guidelines (World Bank / FIDIC) is highly viewed;
-Strong computer skills including MS office applications and computer aided design software;
-Fluency in English (written and spoken).
Interested candidates should send their CVs with a cover letter to the address JSC-OE@mdlf.org.ps via e-mail by 02:00 PM on Tuesday 29th September, 2015:
Please indicate the position title in the subject line of the e-mail as Operations Engineer and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and no phone calls please.
Mr. Hazem Al Kawasmi
Acting Director General
Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF)
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