Biomedical Engineer (Retainer)

UNOPS: United Nations Office for Project Services

Functional Responsibilities

Technical tasks:

  • Support in the revision of the medical specifications and requirements presented by MOH under design, in terms of accuracy and suitability to overall requirements.
  • Check the schedule of the requirements, conditions, evaluation criteria and exact submission needed from the bidders before the bid solicitation.
  • Producing medical bills of quantities suitable for tender in terms of accuracy and content.
  • Prepare and evaluate technical specifications for medical systems including products, apparatus, services and associated quality of workmanship, in close coordination with the Procurement team.
  • Raise issues that may impact the achievement of outcomes.
  • Prepare estimates and prices for all laboratory equipment.
  • Participate in scheduled site visits.
  • Follow contractor’s obligations of the contractors on site including inspections, testing, and shop drawings review.

Administrative tasks:

  • Keep files and records of the design processes.
  • Assist in scheduling requested tasks related to medical works.

Stakeholder Management

  • Contribute to the establishment of solid working relationships with the Associate and Design Company.
  • Ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, exceptions, etc.
  • Participation in the meetings with the Design Company and work closely with their respective medical consultants during the workshop drawings for the medical equipment (identify exact Locations and dimensions for the equipment).
  • Perform any other tasks relevant to design activity as assigned.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

  • Prepare monthly progress reports based on the established schedules and plans, encountered problems, olutions, planning of activities, etc.
  • Maintaining, accurate, quality and completion documentation as identified in responsibilities above.


  • Advanced University (Master’s) Degree in Biomedical engineering or related field is required.
  • A Bachelor degree combined with 4 additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A Technical Diploma in Biomedical engineering or similar with 6 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the BA or the MA.

Work Experience

  • 6 years (or more based on academic credentials) of progressive experience in the biomedical engineering field is required.
  • Experience in the maintenance and the acquisition of health biomedical equipment is an asset.
  • Good knowledge in industrial medical equipment and machinery specialized in oncology treatment, Ventilator, intensive care, Defibrillator , Radiographic system ,film, Radiographic units ,Mobile (DR), Computed Radiography (CR) ,Multi – film , Scanning Systems, Ultrasonic, General Purpose, Radiographic Systems ,Digital (DR), Radiographic /Fluoroscopic Units, Mobile (C-ARM), Digital Mammographic System, Stereotactic, Biopsy, Medical Gases, purified water treatment systems, autoclaves, neonatal incubators, ICU equipment, laboratory equipment, etc.
  • Experience of successfully working with a variety of health sector stakeholders, particularly governments and development partners is an asset.
  • Experience working in developing countries is an asset.
  • Proficiency with computers in particular AutoCAD, and other related software related to the positions field of expertise is highly desirable.
  • Experience working with developing nations and/or large global donors such as Global Fund, USAID, World Bank, etc. is an advantage.


  • Full proficiency in English is required.

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