JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Fiji Program Support Facility
Infrastructure Project Manager
Exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Project Manager to contribute towards Fiji’s infrastructure programs.
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.
Mid-level Project Manager role for newly established Infrastructure Program within the Facility.
Full time until 31 December 2024
Suva, with frequent travel to divisions in Fiji
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 has expanding infrastructure programs in Fiji, which currently focuses on education (Schools Recovery Program) and health sectors. The Facility manage these projects on behalf of the Australian Government as part of the Australian Aid program.
The Infrastructure Program is managed by the Facility from the Suva office.
The Infrastructure Project Manager will support the Program Manager by managing the delivery of a number of specific projects for the Infrastructure Program largely on an independent basis with guidance from, and management oversight by the Program Manager.
This includes attendance in all site meetings, cost and time planning, procurement and contracting of architectural and construction works services and the full project delivery cycle from procurement of consultants, design and tendering for the delivery of infrastructure projects, and the management of Defects Liability Period.
The Annual salary will be between FJD 72,900.00 and FJD 83,600.00, dependent upon the successful candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience. The salary is inclusive of employer superannuation contribution.
Successful candidate will have at least seven (7) years of experience in infrastructure project management including advanced technical knowledge in architectural design and construction methodology. At least 2 years’ experience on public infrastructure (health or education) is preferred. You will have extensive knowledge and skills in contract administration, procurement management, budget planning and management, including a good understanding of the local building and construction industry.
They will be highly reliable with excellent work ethics and proven track record for delivering projects on time and within budget. You will be highly motivated and pro-active in managing stakeholders in government and local communities whilst possessing the skills and knowledge for delivering multiple projects across multiple sites. Experience with working on projects with government stakeholders, local communities and foreign aid agencies will be advantageous.
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 Fijian expertise and this opportunity is only open to Fijian nationals.
- 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 499812. 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 499812. Applications close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on Monday, 05 September 2022