Lebanon: INFRASTRUCTURE EXPERTBeirut, Lebanon 206 views

Closing Date : 2019-12-05
Duty Station : Beirut, Lebanon
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Organization: Expertise France
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 05 Dec 2019

Position: Infrastructure Expert

This service contract is subject to the conditions of the signature of the main contract between Expertise France and the Delegation of the European Union in Beirut.

Country: home-based with trips to Paris (France) and Lebanon

Name and project description: Capacity Building in support of Security and Development project in Southern Lebanon to the benefit of the Lebanese Armed Forces

This action aims at reinforcing the stability, security and sovereignty of Lebanon, as reinstated during the Rome II Summit, by reinforcing the capacities of the Lebanon armed forces. More specifically, the action aims to provide the Lebanese armed forces with an operational headquarters in Srebbine, which will house the main components of the Model Regiment, a new infantry regiment in charge of the Southern border. The headquarters of the Model Regiment will constitute an operational and administrative center in Southern Lebanon.

This project has three specific objectives:

Rehabilitate and extend a building in Srebbine to host the Model Regiment Headquarter

Equip the Model Regiment Headquarter to ensure effective operational and administrative role.

Implement a communication strategy and dissemination plan towards local populations to raise awareness on LAF activities in the region

Job description:

Under the supervision of the Field Project Coordinator, this expertise will represent about 40 man-days and will be home-based (with field trips). The selected individual will act as a permanent advisor within the project management team. His tasks will include but are not limited to the following:

Preparation of tender files : estimated budget, technical specifications (to select the appropriate engineering consulting company)

(Pre)-identification of potential contractors in collaboration with the Field Supervisor

Contribution to the screening process of the providers and participation to the selection process of contractor(s)

Analysis of potential risks

Supervision of the consulting company in close cooperation with the Field Supervisor and Field Coordinator:

o checking of the technical documents produced by the Consulting company (Making sure that the plans suggested are reliable on the technical side, at a reasonable price and respect environmental and legal frameworks)

o Validation of the dashboard: planning, budget monitoring, progress of works, expenses, readjustment in case of failures, etc.

o random control of works in the field

Any other duties assigned by Expertise France or the EU Delegation.

Degrees & Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural or Architectural Engineering or related discipline

Fluency in French

Excellent verbal and written English


At least 15 years of relevant experience (Engineering/Infrastructure)

Extensive experience in camp and/or military building

Highly adaptable and ability to handle insecure environments

Strategic thinking

Ability to empower and build trust

Full proficiency in Microsoft Office

Ability to work autonomously and to report

High writing skills

Diplomatic skills and ability to work in complex and multicultural environments

Knowledge of conception cycle (sketch, study, construction, verification, optimization, rendering, draft creation, etc.)

Additional Information:

Mission area: home-based with trips to Paris (France) and Lebanon

Duration: about 40 man-days

Starting date: asap

How to apply:

Require document:

All applications must include the following:


Cover Letter

Applications should be sent to Expertise France by email before 05thDecember 2019, using the following subject: INFRASTRUCTURE EXPERT.
Applications are to be made in French or English.

Applications are to be sent to the following email address:


If you do not receive a responseone month afterthe application deadline, please consider that your application has not been shortlisted.

The process of selection of expressions of interest will occur in two phases:

As a first step, a shortlist will be freely established by Expertise France.

Selected candidates may then be invited for an interview.

Fees and conditions for the services will be negotiated with the designated candidate.

Interviews will happen on a rolling basis.

Disclaimer Clause:This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with position.

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