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Solid waste management specialist in Ghana , Ghana

For a programme in Ghana we are bidding for, we are currently looking for a Solid Waste Management Specialist

About the programme
The World Bank has given a loan to the Government of Ghana (GoG), to prepare an Integrated Urban Sanitation and Drainage Masterplan covering the metropolitan area of Greater Accra. The total area is about 894 square kilometres, and has a population of about 4.3 million people. Flooding and poor environmental sanitation have become significant urban problems for the area in the past decade. These problems have been exacerbated by factors such as uncontrolled population growth, unregulated development of settlements, and poorly managed land use.

The objective of the programme is to develop a comprehensive integrated urban environmental sanitation strategy and masterplan covering all 11 Metropolitan / Municipal areas within the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). This masterplan must provide a safe and effective management of environmental sanitation, including solid and liquid waste as well as storm water runoff from the GAMA area, solve existing environmental sanitation and drainage problems, and provide guidance for the implementation of future environmental sanitation and drainage improvements. The assignment will also support preparatory activities including design and preparation of procurement documents for prioritized investments to alleviate critical problems in the GAMA area.

Job Description

Jobdescription Solid Waste Management Specialist

As Solid Waste Management Specialist your day to day tasks are (among others):
Lead the solid waste management components within the following scope of work:
- Comprehensive review and assessment of existing situation with respect to environmental sanitation in GAMA
- Develop a comprehensive integrated urban sanitation and drainage improvement strategy that will provide a safe and effective management of environmental sanitation and drainage
- Develop an appropriate institutional framework and action plan;
- Provide support for consensus building around the strategy, institutional framework and action plan;
- Assess and provide strategic options for improving sanitation and drainage services in GAMA
- Identify and prepare a phased program for the development of improved environmental sanitation and drainage system in GAMA in a prioritized manner;
- Identify and prepare preliminary designs for priority drainage, liquid and solid waste interventions in GAMA;
- Identify and evaluate options for improving waste water treatment management (sewage and septage/faecal sludge) and developing a viable business model and implementation arrangements for a waste water management in GAMA; and
- Support and facilitate the determination of the appropriate level of safeguards assessments that will be required for the proposed priority sanitation investments undertaken in order to ensure that the interventions are carried out in compliance with the World Bank’s safeguards policies.

Candidate Specification

Requirements:
- Masters degree in a relevant field
- At least 10 years of experience in solid waste management sector, including;
- Significant involvement in strategy development and planning;
- Specific experience relating to both technical and institutional aspects of solid waste management systems, including;
- Experience of private sector and public management options for solid waster service provision
- Understanding of the options for primary and secondary collection, landfills and re-use options, including composting.

Expected input is approximately 50% spread over 18 months. Employment will be on freelance basis.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Mar 30, 2017
Responsible Maintenance Industrielle , Gabon

Mission du poste :
Nous recherchons pour la Compagnie des Placages en Bois du Gabon, un Responsable maintenance industrielle H/F basé à Port-Gentil.
Sous la responsabilité du Directeur de l’usine, sa mission sera d’organiser, de planifier, et de suivre les travaux de maintenance conformément aux procédures établies, afin de garantir la disponibilité de l’outil de production.

Activités :

Sur le plan opérationnel :
 Coordonner et superviser les activités de maintenance de l’usine,
 Superviser l’entretien curatif et préventif de l’ensemble des équipements de l’usine,
 Etablir et mettre en place un planning de maintenance préventive,
 Suivre et contrôler les interventions des équipes de maintenance,
 Vérifier l’application des consignes générales et particulières de la maintenance,
 Si nécessaire, intervenir lui-même pour effectuer les réglages de certaines machines,
 Avertir sa hiérarchie de tout incident pouvant entraîner un arrêt important de production,
 Rédiger les rapports d’évènements en cas d’accident,
 Effectuer le reporting des activités de maintenance au Directeur de l’usine afin de lui faire part de l’avancement des travaux,
 Veiller au maintien de la propreté de l’atelier et de ses abords,
 Suivre les stocks des équipements et pièces détachées et gérer les approvisionnements en cas de besoin,
 Suivre et gérer les coûts de maintenance,
 Etre force de proposition pour l’amélioration des processus de production par des modifications techniques pertinentes,
 Respecter et faire respecter les règles d’hygiène et de sécurité de l’usine,
 Exécuter toutes tâches à la demande de son supérieur hiérarchique.

Sur le plan managérial :
 Planifier et organiser les activités de l’équipe de maintenance,
 Animer et coordonner son équipe,
 Impliquer les collaborateurs et déléguer,
 Former ses collaborateurs aux exigences du métier,
 Evaluer les collaborateurs afin notamment d’identifier les axes de progrès.

Profil du candidat :
- Diplôme souhaité : Bac +2 en électromécanique, avec une solide expérience de la fonction de
maintenance, ou Bac+5 ou équivalent,
- Expérience souhaitée de 5 ans minimum dans la production, en mécanique industrielle,
- Connaissances solides en électricité, automatisme, mécanique et hydraulique,
- Goût prononcé pour le bricolage et la mécanique,
- Maîtrise des outils informatiques bureautiques courants (Word, Excel, messagerie professionnelle),
- Bonnes qualités managériales,
- Excellentes capacités d’encadrement et d’animation d’équipes de techniciens,
- Bon relationnel,
- Capacités de planification et d’organisation du travail,
- Bonnes capacités d’analyse et de synthèse,
- Capacité à résister au travail sous pression,
- Rigueur, fiabilité,
- Charisme,
- Disponibilité.

Expiring: Jan 05, 2017
Team Leader , South Africa

BMB Mott MacDonald, an international Management Consultancy firm is positioning itself to bid for the Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion (CBPEP) in South Africa with the submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the EU. In preparation we are looking for a Team Leader to manage the implantation of the project.

Programme Background and Description
South Africa is currently tackling high levels of unemployment and underemployment due in a large part to unoccupied youths and adults (school drop-outs). To ensure the country’s growth is inclusive a larger part of the working population need to be engaged in meaningful employment to ensure South Africa reaches its economic potential.
To this purpose, the EU is launching a programme that will provide institutional strengthening/capacity development assistance (in the form of technical assistance and the organisation of conferences, seminars, workshops and study tours) to identified relevant South African Departments, addressing key areas relevant for employment promotion in South Africa.

These key areas of support are:
1. Active labour market policy interventions for the unemployed (especially, for women and the youth) focused on work-seeker support, the transition from school to work, (public) occupational advisory services and (public) job placement services. Activities associated to the promotion of green jobs, will also be envisaged;
2. Analysis, monitoring and advice on small enterprise promotion, informal sector development (including cultural and creative sectors), labour market trends (supply, demand and shortages) and wage determination (tripartite social partnership);
3. Activities pursuing further education and skills development systems organisation to increase employability of the unemployed, including financing and quality enhancement aspects.

It is proposed to anchor this programme within the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC), which is an agency of National Treasury in South Africa. The contracted entity is required to provide government departments and agencies with support and advice to improve the value of public spending.

Scope of Work/Objectives
The Team Leader will lead the implementation of this proposed project and will be responsible and report to the Project Director (PD) for the overall planning, delivery and management of the programme inputs. S/he will work closely with the overall CBPEP Team and Consortium Partners to assure that all interventions, are completed within time, quality, and cost parameters.

Timeframe
The provisional commencement date of the contract is November 2016 and the expected period of implementation of the contract will be 50-56 months. We expect the function of the Team Leader to be fulltime over the duration of the contract.

Job Description

Qualifications and skills
- The candidate should hold a Master Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Social Sciences, Education, Development Studies, or Organizational Development.
- Fluency in English (speaking and writing) is essential.
- Computer literate.
- Very good leadership, management and communication skills are essential.
- Strong interpersonal communications and team collaboration skills are also necessary.

Candidate Specification

General professional experience
- General professional experience (if holder of a postgraduate degree), mainly in the field of Skills Development, further education, and/or private sector development.
- Previous experience in leading a team of experts in an EU Programme.
- Experience in working in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, preferably South Africa.
- Knowledge of Institutional Capacity Development and employment promotion in South Africa would be an advantage.
- Good knowledge of project cycle management and EU procurement and contracting procedures would be an advantage.
- Specific professional experience
- Experience in the field of capacity development and institutional reform (advisory role) to governmental institutions involved in employment promotion (green jobs creation), skills development is highly desirable.
- Experience in supporting and advising ministerial agencies, with administration and institutional capacity assessment and capacity development planning is desirable.
- Experience in analysis, development and implementation of employment promotion policies.
- Experience working with small-medium enterprise/private sector and further education /TVET graduate linkages.
- Experience in development and implementation of line managed performance management systems.

Expiring: Aug 18, 2016
DSS, GIS, remote sensing specialist , Kenya

For an upcoming programme in Kenya, Mott MacDonald is currently proposing for, we are looking for a DSS, GIS, remote sensing specialist.

Background of the programme:
The Kenya Water Security and Climate Resilience Project aims to improve the water resources management of Kenya’s 6 main catchments. The current catchment plans require substantial revision, especially in relation to spatial information and strategic visioning.
The governmental agency, Kenya’s Water Resource Management Agency (WRMA), responsible for catchment plan development and implementation requires consultancy support to realise state-of-the-art knowledge and database management and to facilitate stakeholder processes for decision-making. The scope of the programme is thus to develop the capacity of WRMA in terms of tools, skills and infrastructure, to deliver on the core functions of project component “Strengthening Water Management and Planning”. This includes on-the-job development capacity building on the development of databases and new information systems, models, tools that will support WRMA’s work. The expected results of the programme are:
- A stronger WRMA institution that has strengthened capacity to carry out its core functions;
- Six integrated catchment management plans that outline the critical land and water resources development and management elements in a manner that is based on extensive knowledge-driven analysis and meets the expectations of all key-stakeholders.

Job Description
Tasks of the DSS, GIS, remote sensing specialist are, among others:
- Development of Decision Support Systems (DSS) and databases, including remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) applications.
- Development of interactive knowledge products, like web portals with 3-D and animation visualizations and toolkits/atlases which enable users to explore catchments in a multi-dimensional perspective.
- Development of systems and applications in close consultation with various stakeholders.
- Building capacity of WRMA staff in DSS, GIS, remote sensing and interactive knowledge products.

Candidate Specification
Requirements:
- Post-graduate degree in Information DSS, remote sensing and/or GIS, or similar.
- At least 12 years of demonstrated experience with water sector data, information, knowledge and decision support bases and systems development and management, including remote sensing , GIS applications and interactive knowledge products.
- Experience in developed and developing countries.
- Experience in working in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
- Experience of working on International Development Agency (IDA) or bilateral funded projects is preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

The expected input for this role is [FULLTIME]. The total duration of this programme is 3 years. Employment will be on freelance basis.

Expiring: Jul 05, 2016
Plant Controller in South Africa , South Africa

Job description:
You will be responsible for all the statistical and financial reporting of fixed asset physical inventory, finished product, principal supply inventory, and any other reports required that provide management with more pertinent information regarding the financial results of the plant. You are expected to communicate effectively with the business operations teams to contribute to high morale, motivation and productivity at the plant and maintain accuracy of reported results. The effectiveness of this position is measured by the preparation of financial and statistical reports.

Key responsibilities:
1. Direct, prepare and coordinate the financial forecast and the financial budget for the plant
2. Create tools to measure operating and financial performance of division departments
3. Analyze, monitor and prepare monthly operating results against budget
4. Monitor daily operations and the impact it has on the financial results
5. Make recommendations to management to facilitate improvements at the plant
6. Manage the preparation of financial forecasts, outlooks and financial results
7. Prepare financial analysis for product investment decisions and contract negotiations
8. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local reporting requirements
9. Assist with the establishment of departmental goals, policies, objectives and operating procedures
10. Responsible for reports as required by the business
11. Responsible for capital return on investment decisions and managing capital budget
12. Responsible for physical inventories
13. Responsible for assisting with financial audits
14. Engaging with operations teams

Requirements
• At least 2 years proven working experience in a similar position
• 5+ years of finance experience
• Advanced degree in Accounting
• CIMA qualified
• Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
• Experience with SAP
• Great Excel Skills

Are you interested in becoming a Plant Controller in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 04, 2021
Internal Control Manager in South Africa , South Africa

Position Description:
The Internal Control Manager will be responsible for ensuring a strong internal control environment through the development of policies and procedures, ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance. The position will work to foster standardization and consistency across all business processes and internal controls.

Person Specifications:
The ideal candidate is a critical thinker. He is organized with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Own the design, implementation, documentation, assessment and monitor internal control framework, including group policies and key risks in order to ensure that the group has adequate controls to prevent unintentional and intentional errors in financial reporting, processes and business operations.
• Formulate policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance and efficiency
• Deliver adequate and timely reporting on the internal control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation to business partners, senior leadership and audit committee
• Deliver adequate and timely action plans and monitor progress to address and resolve control deficiencies
• Work collaboratively with business and process owners to implement and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal control assessments, ensuring the effective implementation of corrective action.
• Actively engage with internal and external auditors to ensure consideration and resolution of all relevant risks and audit findings
• Develop and conduct adequate training and prepare related information material on the internal control objectives, approach and methodology to business partners on a regular basis to build knowledge and understanding of risks and control

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Newly qualified CA(SA) preferably Big 4 audit firm
• Strong experience and interest for how technology and systems can support internal control effectiveness and efficiency
• Strong analytical skills includes the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality and interdependencies and translate it into impact analysis for the financial reporting and recommendations for improvement
• Strong communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including sound presentational skills
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a multigeographic team.

Are you interested in becoming an Internal Control Mananger in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 04, 2021
Ingenieur Chef de Projet , Central Africa

ABC Contracting fait partie du groupe Ogepar (voir www.ogepar.com).

ABC Contracting est une société en pleine croissance dont les activités principales sont :

• Contracting / Gestion de projet : grands projets d’infrastructures en Afrique Centrale et de l’Ouest. Etude, gestion & réalisation de projets clé sur porte, principalement dans les domaines de l'énergie, de la distribution MT et BT, des centrales hydroélectriques, et du contrôle-commande.

• Centrale d'achat : pour les besoins de nos filiales en Afrique (achats techniques - secteurs principaux : électricité -production et distribution-, matériaux de construction, eau -traitement et distribution-, matériels roulants et outillages).

• Opérations de trading : achat-revente et transport d'équipements pour des tiers, en collaboration avec les forces commerciales de nos filiales en Afrique..


Dans le cadre du développement de nos activités, nous recherchons un/une

INGENIEUR CHEF DE PROJET EXPATRIE (Afrique)

Vous serez en charge de la gestion complète de nos activités sur un même site (multi-projets), pour la partie locale des projets depuis la commande jusqu’à la fin des réalisations sur site.
Véritable moteur du projet, tant du point de vue technique qu’organisationnel, vous serez également le point focal du client final.

Vous possédez de par votre formation (ingénieur civil ou industriel) les bases techniques nécessaires à l’étude et à l’exécution des projets. De plus, votre expérience professionnelle vous permet de réaliser la planification et le suivi des coûts inhérents aux projets.

Les domaines d'activité principaux pour les projets (et autres activités) sont :
• Distribution d'électricité : réseaux moyenne et haute tension, réseaux basse tension, postes de transformation, postes de distribution.
• Production d'électricité, hydroélectricité.
• Réhabilitation de centrales existantes (démontage, sablage, peinture, remontage)
• Travaux de Génie-Civil

Taille moyenne des projets :
• de 3 à 20M€ par projet

Tâches principales
• Chef de projets opérationnel
• Organisation
• Gestion du personnel (entre 30 et 100 personnes)
• Participation aux réunions avec le client
• Gestion du planning à moyen et long terme
• Suivi financier du projet
• Suivi des Achats et de la logistique
• Relais technique entre le client et le back office en Belgique
• Prospection commerciale et participation aux chiffrages des nouveaux projets dans le pays
Aptitudes
• Connaissances techniques / Ingénieur civil ou industriel (turbines, électricité, électromécanique, Génie-Civil)
• Connaissance des turbines et des centrales hydroélectriques est un atout
• Initiative
• Orientation client
• Orientation sécurité et qualité
• Capacités rédactionnelles (utilisation de l’outil informatique) et organisationnelles
• Fédérateur, moteur du projet (Leadership, gestion d’équipe et esprit d’initiative)
• Orienté résultat (planning et budget) -esprit entrepreneurial
• Organisation, gestion multiple (multi projets et multi tâches), rigueur, exhaustivité
• Contacts locaux et suivi à distance
• Français

Dans le cas où vous vous reconnaissez dans le descriptif ci-dessus, et que vous avez l’envie de rejoindre une société et un groupe en pleine croissance pour lui apporter votre expérience et votre dynamisme, merci d’envoyer par email votre CV et votre lettre de motivation à l’attention de Mr Nicolas SCHIFFLERS, Administrateur Délégué de ABC Contracting à l’adresse suivante : n.schifflers@abccontracting.be.

Votre candidature sera traitée en toute discrétion dans les plus brefs délais.

Are you interested in becoming an 'Ingenieur Chef de Projet'? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 15, 2021
Directeur General Adjoint , Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)

Dans le monde, OGEPAR S.A. est actif dans les secteurs de l’énergie, des fonderies, des machines-outils, de la construction, ainsi que dans le secteur de l’automobile et de l’hôtellerie.

En Afrique, nous avons des sociétés au Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, RDC et en République du Congo.

Dans le cadre des projets – électricité MT / BT, construction de bâtiments - que nous avons aujourd’hui en République du Congo, nous recherchons pour la ville de Brazzaville un :


DIRECTEUR GENERAL ADJOINT EN CHARGE DU SUIVI TECHNIQUE ET COMMERCIAL DES TRAVAUX

Profil recherché
Les candidats doivent être titulaires d’un diplôme d’ingénieur et posséder des compétences techniques dans les domaines de l’électricité et du bâtiment. Une expérience de cinq ans à un poste de direction est souhaitée.

Tâches principales

Pilotage technique des travaux :
• Organisation et coordination technique et humaine des chantiers,
• Planification de la chaine travaux (de la commande à la réalisation),
• Reporting mensuel de l’avancement technique et financier des chantiers,
• Recrutement des cadres de chantiers,
• Recherche des sous-traitants.

Animation et développement de la relation client :
• Appliquer la stratégie commerciale de la Société ou du groupe dont celle-ci dépend,
• Représenter la société lors des réunions de chantiers avec les clients en apportant des solutions concrètes générant des travaux supplémentaires,
• Identifier des cibles commerciales pertinentes à développer,
• Démarcher et suivre les clients potentiels.

Nous vous offrons les conditions attrayantes liées à l’expatriation.

Vous pouvez envoyer vos lettres de candidature à Mr Emmanuel Froidbise

C/O ABC nv Wiedauwkaai 43, 9000 Gent
Ou via e-mail : ef@abcdiesel.be
Site internet : www.ogepar.com et www.abcinafrica.com

Are you interested in becoming a Directeur General Adjoint in Republic of the Congo? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 15, 2021

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