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National Works Agency
DIRECTOR OF MAJOR PROJECTS
Category: General
Description:

Reports to Senior Director Project Implementation. 

Skills requirement/Key competencies 

Excellent leadership and management skills
Highly developed knowledge and skills in project management and implementation
Highly developed negotiating skills
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Sound knowledge of procurement and administration of contract services
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Principal Functions 

Direct and coordinate the planning and implementation of all major projects
Review and approve designs, plans and implementation schedules for all major projects
Provide advice on all planning matters including mechanics of planning and adequacy plans
Monitor and co-ordinate strategic financial planning for all major projects
Recommend and or direct strategic technological and developmental modifications
Collaborate with relevant Government ministries, agencies and departments to facilitate smooth project administration and implementation
Collaborate, negotiate and liaise with personnel from funding agencies
Review and approve economic appraisal of projects, roads, bridges etc
Lead development and completion of directorates annual corporate and strategic plan
Conduct periodic reviews of major projects plans and capital works
Prepare terms of reference for consultancies and technical assistance
Evaluate tenders and recommend selection based on criteria
Monitor, evaluate and determine performance of contractors and consultants
Develop and maintain Information systems
Commission, review and sign off on project profiles 

Only short listed applicants will be contacted and we thank all applicants in advance.

"Developing Safe, Reliable & Quality Roads"

Qualifications: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
10 years experience in administration of Projects with 5 at a senior management level
Advanced training in Project Management/Engineering
Post-graduate degree in a specialized engineering field 
Deadline: April 28, 2017

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: 140 Maxfield Avenue
Kingston 10
Email: recruitment@nwa.gov.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2017-04-10

 

 

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