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Senior Specialist/SpecialistImplementation


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Location:
Chennai, TN
Date:
22-11-2016
Job Code:
58300297
Categories:
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Job DescriptionThe Practice Team is responsible for providing cutting-edge and integrated solutions to Indias urban development challenges by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice; exposing learners to real-life problems and integrating the practice into academics and research.This is a full time position, in the Practice Team at IIHS based out of Chennai, with travel to other locations in the State. As part of the Engineering and Planning team for TNUSSP, the Senior Specialist will be responsible for the provision of technical and implementation support. The key deliverables of this component includeAssisting in the preparation of City Sanitation and Investment Plans for Septage Management / Fecal Sludge ManagementAssisting in preparation and carrying out of feasibility of the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for sanitation solutionsDeliver the implementation of sanitation projects on ground, in a timely and efficient mannerHelp ULBs and the State Govt. to monitor, course-correct, carry out quality appraisal, etc. for projects being implemented by them and their contractorsActivities and TasksYour responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following Helping the team in the identification, assessment and design of urban sanitation solutions and innovations;Participating in carrying out pre-feasibility of pilot demonstration projects;Assisting in the preparation of City Sanitation and Investment Plans including projects for Septage Management / Fecal Sludge Management in select urban locations;Assisting in preparation of the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for sanitation solutions in selected urban areas, including but not restricted to preparation of Bill of Quantities, final design, other relevant specifications, and related items;Preparing the detailed Implementation Plan for construction and related activities for proposed projects on ground;Anchoring and ensure the implementation of the projects in a timely and efficient manner, managing budgets, human resources, Stakeholders, etc.;Helping ULBs and the State Govt. to monitor, course-correct, carry out quality appraisal, etc. for projects being implemented by them and their contractorsEngaging with government of Tamil Nadu, clients, partners, communities, institutions, and other stakeholders for TNUSSP at the state and city level;Supporting the development of and implement actions plans for strengthening of ULBs in urban sanitation, and deliver training programs as needed, in coordination with the Capacity Building team;Providing support to other activities including, documentation, research, operations and other activities, from time to time.This offer is on an exclusive basis, which implies that other professional assignments (whether compensated or not) that bear a potential conflict of interest with the IIHS cannot be undertaken.Structure and ReportingThe Senior Specialist Implementation Support will report to the Team Leader, TNUSSP. The TNUSSP team reports to the Chief Practice, IIHS.Person SpecificationThe candidate is required to possess a professional degree or diploma in Environmental / Civil Engineering and/or Urban Planning. In addition, she/he is expected to possess 8-15 years of relevant experience. Prior experience in managing construction and building projects is mandatory.The candidate should have a demonstrable track record of having worked in Urban Development projects. She or he should also have experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, possess good people management skills, and significant competency in project management and use of computer software. Candidates should also have prior experience of working with government. Preference will be given to candidates with Tamil language skills, and work experience in Tamil Nadu.
Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS

Experience: 8-13

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Administration | Facilities management | Office Management & Coordination | Office Services
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