2 Aug 2022

National Engineering Expert for Foundations, Dams and Water at Helvatas

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Job Description

The Ministry of Finance and Planning(MoFP) of the United Republic of Tanzania has received financing from KfW Development Bank (“KfW”) in the form of a financial contribution toward the costs of the project “Sustainable Development of Protected Area Ecosystems (Component 2)”. Project Executing Agency (PEA) will be the Tanzanian National Parks which is under Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism(MNRT). The project will be co-implemented by the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS). The project concerns the sustainable conservation of the Katavi-Mahale Ecosystems and the Katavi-Mahale Corridor.

Our organization HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, in partnership with GITEC-IGIP GmbH, is invited to submit a technical proposal for the said project. In preparation to this we are currently looking for a highly qualified and motivated expert for the following position:

Position: National Engineering Expert for Foundations, Dams and Water

Posted on: 1 August 2022

Application by: 15 August 2022

Project status: Proposal

Project title: Sustainable Development of Protected Area Ecosystems(Component 2)

Period of project: Approximately Q4 2022/Q1 2023

Duration of Assignment: 30 months

Country / Duty station: Tanzania / Mpanda with frequent visits to the Katavi and Mahale Mountains National Parks, and the Katavi-MahaleWildlifeCorridor


The applicant needs to be registered with the relevant national engineering body.


Postgraduate degree in geotechnical engineering or structural engineering with specialization on geotechnical investigation, water engineering, dam engineering and foundation design

Sectoral experience:

·Over 10 years of professional experience in planning and execution of geotechnical investigation, laboratory testing, dams and foundations

·experience in planning and construction of water resource management infrastructure (dams, irrigation and wa-ter supply)

·Professional experience with construction work in rural areas

·Familiarity with geotechnical investigation programs, laboratories, norms and standards in the construction sector in Tanzania

·Experience with procurement (tendering) for related measures (preparation of Bills of Quantities, etc.)

Donor experience:

·Experience with donor-funded projects

Language skills:

·Proficiency in English

·Proficiency in Kiswahil

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Method of Application

Interested, qualified applicants send their CV to Helvetas:  [email protected], by using“National Engineering Expert for Foundations, Dams and Water” as the subjectline of their email.

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