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Civil Engineer (m/f) as Project Manager for a Bridge Program in Nepal

About the company

ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable, innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.
ÅF – Innovation by experience.

About the job

AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd, member of Swedish ÅF group with 9’000 employees worldwide, provides a strong track record in development cooperation. Mainly in Africa and Asia, AF-Consult implements for several clients infrastructure projects combined with development goals.

Due to the retirement of a long-term employee a position will be available by the beginning of 2018 for a

Civil Engineer (m/f) as Project Manager for a Bridge Program in Nepal

Your scope of responsibilities:

  • Technical Support for the construction of several hundred road bridges
  • Coordination between and negotiations with the client, local authorities and beneficiaries
  • Directing the local team comprised of technical staff, social mobilizers, finance and administrative personnel and support staff
  • Compilation of annual operation schedules, reports and project documentation
  • Ensure and monitor adequate quality of design and execution through visits of construction sites throughout entire Nepal
  • Ensure compliance of project-specific development goals, in particular know-how transfer and capacity building

A duration of several years is planned for this assignment with living and main duty station in Kathmandu.

Who are you?

  • Civil Engineer with MSc degree and sound theoretical and practical knowhow in the field of bridge design and bridge construction
  • proven experience in international projects as team leader / project manager, responsible for big teams, preferable in developing countries
  • Enthusiasm working with foreign cultures, outstanding communication skills, convincing appearance and assertiveness
  • skilful dealing and negotiating with authorities and project partners in English
  • flexible and resilient; self-motivated, independent and structured work methods and ethics

We offer

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of ÅF’s success story. Are you passionate about technology development? Do you like to work together to find the best solution? Then we can offer you career opportunities in a modern workplace with challenging assignments and exciting projects all over the world. Worldwide, we work to foster diversity.

The ÅF Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At ÅF you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.

Contact information

Christina Frank
+41 564831215
swiss-careers@afconsult.com

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