Team Leader / Senior Civil Engineer, Vietnam (VNTH001)

Sinclair Knight Merz
Viet Nam
Apply by 20 November 2011
Senior-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 10 November 2011

Job Description


Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) is a market leader in providing international development services in a broad range of sectors, including education, health, water/sanitation, environment, governance, infrastructure, transport and agriculture. Adding value through delivering excellent project outcomes is a core value at SKM. Our clients value our competence and our commitment to their vision.

We are looking for a Team Leader / Senior Civil Engineer specialising in water supply and drainage networks of roads or related urban infrastructure networks for an on-going project in northern Vietnam. This is a full time contract of 45 months (~4 years) position.

Duties and responsibilities for this position include:

The Team Leader will assist the local and provincial project management unit in overall project management in works relating to:

  • Review of feasibility study and preliminary designs
  • Planning and coordinating all project activities
  • Assisting in areas of project management, administration, and technical support
  • Preparing annual budget estimates in coordination with local authorities
  • Coordinating works relating to areas of ensuring quality control of financial processes, budgets, and progress
  • Conducting regular monitoring of site works and overall project progress
  • Managing team inputs and ensuring effective and efficient use of resources / consultant services
  • Preparation of periodical project progress reports and project completion reports required by the local authority and client
  • Instructing the design of water supply and drainage networks for roads.
  • Coordinating closely with counterparts and partnering consultants to integrate designs of expanded water supply and drainage networks for roads, and securing systematic completeness.


  • More than 15 years experience in water supply and drainage network infrastructure.
  • More than 10 years international experience in project management of water supply and drainage network designs for roads and related infrastructure projects in developing countries.
  • Have extensive experience in South East Asia countries with Vietnam experience preferred.
  • A professionally qualified civil engineer with a postgraduate diploma / postgraduate degree in the related field.

For submission of CVs, please click the apply button or email your CV to, clearly stating the job title and requisition number (VNTH001) in the subject heading of the email.