What We Can Offer
The implementation of the Activity will require the services of a National Infrastructure Engineer (NIE) who will work with other specialists in the Activity Team managed by a National Activity Manager (NAM) for delivering the infrastructure engineering part of the Activity outputs.
The tasks of the NIE will include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Leading the Activity Team for all field surveys in the four provinces,
- Working with Provincial Departments of Transport (PDOTs) and related stakeholders (such as local DPOs) to prepare the report on the current implementation of accessible transport infrastructures, including current limitation with legislation and recommendation to improve enforcement of the legislation;
- Developing the infrastructure parts of the training material (including toolkits, leaflets, booklets, presentations, etc.) for the delivery of the two-day workshops, with the collaboration of the Activity members, ISTA and local DPOs, under the supervision of the NAM;
- Delivering in consultation with the NAM the infrastructure-related modules of the workshop in each of the four provinces and providing an overview of the international practices on accessible transport for peoples with disabilities and elderly;
- Preparing the infrastructure-related sections of the workshop reports including findings and recommendations on implementation of the current policies and regulations;
- Developing the infrastructure-related sections of the Accessible Transportation Implementation manual, covering the application of accessible transport policies and regulations to facilitate the enforcement of the legal framework by the transport authorities;
- Leading in collaboration with the local DPOs the Activity team to review the provincial action plans of the four provincial transport authorities for applying universal design principles in their recommended infrastructure projects and preparing a report on findings and recommendations;
- Leading in collaboration with local DPOs the Activity team on behalf of the NAM to support to the four provincial transport authorities in applying universal design to selected infrastructure projects and report on the support provided; and
- Providing other technical assistance and coordination on an as-needed basis.
The NIE will be directly managed by the NAM. The NIE might need to report to the PMC through its Deputy Team Leader and TDSI as required on specific issues and any unexpected requirements.
- The NIE will have a master’s degree in transport engineering and more than 15 years of professional experience with at least 5 years of relevant experience in accessible transport infrastructure or one accessible transport related project. The NIE should have experience in project management, technical training development and delivery, and working knowledge of English.
- The NIE should have a proven experience in transport projects preferably with MOT in Vietnam and experience in dealing with government and local agencies.
- The NIE will be engaged by the PMC on an intermittent basis for a total duration of 84 working days over the anticipated Activity period of 12 months, and will be based at both, the Aus4Transport Office and TDSI Office in Hanoi.
- The NIE will be administratively accountable to the NAM and Aus4Transport Deputy Team Leader and work closely and collaboratively with the Activity team members including the ISTA. The NIE’s principal counterpart is TDSI. The NIE is expected to maintain regular contact with TDSI and the Activity team members to discuss progress, issues, any required assignment and any required guidance.
- The Aus4Transport Program will cover the cost of the NIE’s remuneration in Vietnamese Dong, any domestic travel costs that may be required in support of his/her outputs. The NIE is expected to provide his/her own computer and peripherals needed for the assignment.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.