Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Property Specialist the Property Officer will provide team support in the survey and valuation of lands impacted by irrigation projects for both acquisition and easements to ensure that land matters are treated with priority for the successful and timely
implementation of projects.
The Property Officer will be required to identify parcels of lands impacted by the various projects and liaise with pertinent stakeholders such as property owners, surveyors and government agencies to gather necessary information and attain the required legal documentation for lands identified for the projects of the NIC.
Key Responsibilities include:
Identify lands impacted by the project area using GIS maps and engineering drawings generated by the project team;
Determine the requirements for the lands for the project that is, acquisition or easements or leases;
Identify and report on any matter that will affect the land requirements as determined;
Solicit quotations for the conduct of surveys and valuations in keeping with the procurement requirements;
Monitor the work of the contractors to ensure that works are conducted in accordance with the Terms of Reference;
Ensure validation of work done by the contractors before preparing the documents for payment;
Maintain a computerized database of all assets acquired;
Prepare monthly or other reports as required;
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Property Specialist.