JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Tetra Tech International Development has an exciting opportunity for a recent Architecture, Engineering or Construction Graduate to work with the Fiji Program Support Facility’s Infrastructure Program.
Why Tetra Tech International Development?
As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.
Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.
• The Infrastructure Officer will provide administrative and logistical support to the Infrastructure Program
• Full time to 31 December 2024
• Suva, Fiji with some travel to divisions in Fiji, as required.
The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such as health, education, emergency preparedness and response and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia Awards in Fiji and Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability and social inclusion, climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalised.
The Facility is coordinating the design and construction of infrastructure for education (Schools Recovery Program), health and potentially in other sectors in Fiji, on behalf of the Australian Government as part of the Australian Aid program. Being a program that seeks to focus on infrastructure that have real social impacts, this is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experts specialising in supporting the development of Fiji.
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma in Architecture, Engineering or Construction and will provide support to the Program Manager with the day-to-day activities. The Infrastructure Officer will have 1-3 years’ experience working within Project Management, Architecture or Construction fields; managing time, cost and quality within infrastructure projects. The position will see the candidate working closely with the Program Manager, assisting with contract administration, design management and construction site reporting.
The candidate will be provided the support to learn and grow as a professional in the building industry and assistance with developing in areas of interest within public infrastructure projects.
The annual salary will be between FJD 43,776.63 and FJD 48,640.69, dependent upon the successful candidate’s
qualifications, skills and experience.
Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their excellent attention to detail and desire to learn and grow on the job. The ideal person will bring along with them their technical understanding of infrastructure and also be able to think pro-actively during project implementation. Knowledge in design and construction process is highly regarded as the candidate will be working closely with the Program Manager on day-to-day tasks. They will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, but also be willing to work within team settings.
The successful candidate will have the ability to demonstrate Tetra Tech’s core values including transparency, accountability, fairness and respect and collaboration.
At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a pivotal role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health and safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by the Government of Fiji. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with section 52D of the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021.
This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Fiji.
Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer and provides the same competitive remuneration package regardless of country of origin. We are committed to increasing the pool of Fiji expertise and welcome applications from Fijian nationals. We encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds, including women and people with disabilities. Suitably qualified and experienced Fijian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
- Job Application Details How to Apply To view a detailed position description, please visit https://intdev.tetratechasiapacific.com/work-with-us/ and search for job number 499776. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website. Emailed applications will be disregarded. For further enquiries, please email [email protected] and quote the job reference number 499776. Applications close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on 10 August 2022.