National Construction Officer, Belgrade

Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Country: Serbia

City: Belgrade

Office: OSCE Mission to Serbia, Belgrade

Closing date: Monday, 6 February 2023

Background

The vacancy is open only for persons with the citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of Serbia.

This is an extra-budgetary position subject to the availability of funds. The incumbent will receive a Fixed-term Letter of Appointment in the duration of 1 (one) year, which will be subject to satisfactory completion of a 6-month probationary period. A further extension is subject to satisfactory performance and the availability of funds, until the end of the Project ("Strengthening the capacities of the Serbian Ministry of Interior to more effectively reduce, prevent, and counter illicit trafficking and misuse of Small Arms and Light Weapons, ammunition and explosives" (K9), ExB #2400854), currently expected to run until 31 January 2025.

The incumbent is assigned to the Mission’s Organized Crime Unit of the Security Co-operation Department, and is responsible for making decisions on proposals of the best solutions for the quality and safety performance and monitoring the overall processes of the construction works within the project. Any incorrectness or deviation from procedures may have negative consequences on the implementation of the project activities. Decisions are taken on priorities of work assignments, methods of work or individual cases requiring certification of funds.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Organized Crime Adviser and in cooperation with the members of the Project Implementation Team (PIT), the incumbent performs the following functions in adherence with OSCE Common Regulatory Management System: 1. Managing, monitoring and controlling construction projects from start until completion of works due to Quality management style by contributing to the processes of: a) developing procurement documentation (Terms of Reference, performance requirements) for contracting project designs and construction services;
b) overseeing all onsite and offsite construction to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations;
c) monitoring the selection, purchase and usage of construction materials;
d) Scheduling deliverables and estimating costs related to construction works;
e) assessing the received bids and selecting of the best offer;
f) undertaking quality control of construction works (Performing inspections related to quality construction works required as per the project designs/specifications for all works on and off site; Managing all Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) documents (certificates, calibration, test results, inspection requests, non-compliance reports and site instruction/observations etc.));
2. Communicating and co-ordinating with contractors on the field, PIT and Ministry of Interior, as well as reporting to programme staff on construction aspects of project implementation.

Necessary Qualifications

Citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of Serbia;
Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering or similar;
Minimum 2 (two) years of professional experience in construction and refurbishing management;
Possession of a license A for construction supervision and building;
Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Serbian;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications;
Ability and willingness to work with people of different nationalities, cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.

Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the OSCE core values and competencies by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/our-competency-model.

Remuneration Package

The incumbent will receive a Fixed-term Letter of Appointment in the duration of 1 (one) year, which will be subject to satisfactory completion of a 6-month probationary period. A further extension is subject to satisfactory performance and the availability of funds, until the end of the Project. The Project is currently expected to run until 31 January 2025.

Appointments are normally made at Step 1 of the applicable salary scales.

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is approx. EUR 2,250.33. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.

How to Apply

Please apply online through the OSCE website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 6 February 2023. Only online applications will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 28 February 2023 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.

Contact Tel. No: 011-3606 100, ext.: 4133, 4157 or 4127 (Human Resources Office)

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, offer an appointment at a lower grade or offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

Additional Information

Issued by: OSCE Mission to Serbia

Requisition ID: SRM000011

Contract Type: Local Contracted

Grade: NP1

Job Level: National Professional

Job Type: Contracted

Number of posts: 1

Location: SRM - OSCE Mission to Serbia, Belgrade

Issue Date: Jan 17, 2023

Closing Date: Feb 6, 2023

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First-level university degree or equivalent)

Link to the organization’s job posting: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1674051394540