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Individual National Consultancy for the Provision of Construction, Zanzibar, Tanzania (60 Days)
Job no: 546450
Contract type: Consultancy
Location: United Republic of Tanzania
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Tanzania through the support of Educate A Child (EAC) Qatar is
implementing a 3-year (February 2021- April 2024) project for “Education
for All Out-of-School Children Programme in Zanzibar”. The proposed
three years project is building on UNICEF and EAC continual support and
strong commitment to the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar in
improving the provision of Quality Basic Primary Education for All.
address the challenge of the out of school children, MoEVT in
collaboration with UNICEF have agreed to bring in a consultant (an
Engineer) to monitor the completion of construction and/or
rehabilitation of the primary school classrooms including
community-initiated classrooms and WASH facilities which is part of the
Education for All Out-of-School Children Programme in Zanzibar
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the overall guidance of the UNICEF Chief of Education and the direct
supervision of UNICEF Education Specialist ZFO, he/she shall be an
Engineer and assist in the provision of daily supervision of
construction and renovations works at various sites in Zanzibar. The
consultant shall liaise regularly with relevant UNICEF staff and
government counterparts to ensure smooth support for the project/s and
shall be accountable for the following tasks and responsibilities:
MAIN OBJECTIVES, DELIVERABLES AND TIME FRAME
- Assist in supervising the works in accordance with the contract documents and the procedures established by UNICEF.
- Assist in supervising the works in accordance with the technical specifications, bills of quantities and drawings.
in ensuring the correct implementation of the works according to
technical specifications, drawings, workmanship, and quality of
- Assist in providing an assessment of any variation for approval of the Principal Secretary MoEVT.
on the quantities of works prepared by the contractor – review each
payments certificate of the contractors and assist in the verification
of the quantities to the UNICEF Construction Specialist.
fort-nightly progress reports for all sites, outlining the cumulative
physical progress achieved, key challenges/risks and associated
mitigation measures. The progress reports shall also contain photos
- Monitor the workplans and provide recommendations to the Principal Secretary MoEVT.
- Assist in the preparation of inspection for the substantial completion and snag list.
a filling system for all site memos and instructions, measured
quantities of work and materials on site, reports and other documents
and correspondence pertaining to the construction activities.
that health & safety measures are adopted and followed to the full
extent and with no deviation and if needed instruct additional safety
- Collate the quality and operational documents in
digital formats for the contract records and maintain an electronic
library of the progress of the works.
- Ensure that the daily records are kept on the site workbook, sign on the site workbook.
- Inform the Principal Secretary MoEVT of any problem which may arise with the Contractor.
- Check completed works before they are covered by the contractor, taking photos and measuring/sketching.
- Check and verify quantities of works done and provide a report to Principal Secretary MoEVT for each payment certificate.
- Assist in the preparation of the completion event and technical site visit.
consultant may be assigned with other works like assessment of existing
buildings/structures at the sites and the preparation of drawings &
bill of quantities for rehabilitation works.
- Carry out any other tasks related to the work and the project given by the Principal Secretary MoEVT.
Deliverables, Time frame and payment
Full mobilization and commencement of works in all sites.
Approval of 1st progress report which shall comprise (but not be limited to):
a) Site handover minutes.
b) Program of works.
c) Materials on site.
d) Photos from the site
Within 2 weeks after signing of contracts with works contractors.
20% of fees
Certification of interim payment request (only 1 to be allowed).
Approval of interim payment certificate by Principal Secretary. The
a) Progress report at minimum of 70 per cent of work completed in all sites.
b) Cost report and cash forecast for the remaining works.
c) Minutes of site meetings held.
Dec 2021/Jan 2022
40% of fees
Issuance of Certificate of Practical Completion which shall comprise the following:
a) Snag list and an associated report on rectification of all defective works.
b) Penultimate payment certificate for all works duly executed and certified, less 5% retention amount
35% of fees
Final Completion (after 6 months of Defects Liability Period).
Final report approved by Principal Secretary that 100 per cent of the work has been completed in all sites
5% of fees
Payments will be made upon
submission and acceptance of the specified deliverables in the table
above under section TASKS, DELIVERABLE AND TIME FRAME. UNICEF reserves
the right to withhold all or portion of payment if performance is
unsatisfactory, if work/output is incomplete, not delivered or for
failure to meet deadlines.
MEDICAL EVACUATION COVERAGE.
will be required to sign the Health statement for
consultants/Individual contractor prior to taking up the assignment, and
to document that they have appropriate health insurance, including
MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION
site engineer will work under the direct supervision of the Principal
Secretary MoEVT, with oversight from the Education Specialist in
Zanzibar and report to Education Specialist.
Copies of all relevant construction documents will be provided to the Site Engineer by the Principal Secretary MoEVT.
All necessary reporting formats will be provided to the Site Engineer by the Principal Secretary MoEVT.
on how to prepare the bi-monthly reports will be given to the Site
Engineer by the Principal Secretary MoEVT during the first week of
The overall work will be explained to the Site Engineer by the Principal Secretary MoEVT during the first week of boarding.
The Site Engineer will coordinate with the respective MoEVT Engineers during the project implementation.
The Site Engineer will due diligently carry out the tasks listed under duties and responsibility of this Terms of Reference.
DURATION OF THE CONSULTANCY
This consultancy covers a period of 60 working days.
individual will be assessed based on a technical and financial
proposal. The financial proposal should be prepared in Tanzania
Shillings, should include all related costs (travel including both
Unguja and Pemba, etc), based on an estimate of time taken, which needs
to be stated. The budget narrative must explain the assumptions behind
all cost estimates. The proposals will go through a technical and
financial evaluation to determine their merits for this assignment. The
technical proposal will have a weight of 75%, while the financial
proposal will have a weight of 25%. Technical proposals should attain a
minimum of 50 points to qualify and be considered for financial review.
Proposal: Explaining why the candidate is the most suitable for the
work. A clear statement outlining his/her experience undertaking similar
work, not more than 2 pages. This should include Personal CV indicating
experience in similar projects.
- Financial Proposal outlining
cost breakdown including reimbursables for carrying out the assignment
(see scope of the work and financial proposal template
attached).Financial proposal shall cover all expenditures including
fees, local travel (place of residence to office and office to place of
residence), cost of living and any other relevant expenses related to
the performance of services. Leave benefits (annual, sick, paternity,
maternity) are not applicable to Individual Contractor and absent days
including weekends and office holidays are not payable. All the cost of
the assignment should be included in the financial proposal as UNICEF
does not pay for any travels and will not pay DSA.
- References: Contact details of 3 references.
consultant will work directly with the Ministry of Education and
Vocational Training. UNICEF will manage the contract and manage the
overall quality in collaboration with the MoEVT. The level of payment
will be determined by the profile of the proposed consultants and
financial proposals. Payments will be made upon submission and
acceptance of specified deliverables and submission of invoices. UNICEF
reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if
performance is unsatisfactory, if work/output is incomplete, not
delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
performance will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and
quality of products delivered.
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The incumbent for the Site Engineer is expected to have the following educational qualification experiences and skills:
- B.Sc. Architectural or Civil Engineering or above.
- Minimum of five years of site supervision experience in any type of the project.
- Proven experience in designs is an asset.
- Be resident of Zanzibar
- Fluency in spoken and written English & Kiswahili
- Valid registration/membership with the relevant technical/professional association.
- Competency in computer use.
- Ability to travel to the project sites.
- Previous experience working with the UN and Government is added an advantage
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UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1),Works Collaboratively with
others (1),Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1) Innovates and Embraces
Change (1), Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)Drives to achieve impactful
results (1),Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
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is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and
encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality,
religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with
disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the
aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual
exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and
discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding
principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these
standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference
and background checks. Background checks will include the verification
of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates
may be required to provide additional information to conduct a
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not
be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of
the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be
entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and
medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be
governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for
the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and
individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax
liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in
accordance with local or other applicable laws.
Advertised: 26 Nov 2021 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 10 Dec 2021 E. Africa Standard Time