Action Against Hunger Construction Supervisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Action Against Hunger Construction Supervisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220187

Category: Engineering, Water and Sanitation

Location: Miesso, Oromia
Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: Starting Basic Salary: ETB 15,574.00 with other additional benefits provided according to the social benefit packages of the organization.

Job Description


Vacancy Announcement

As a registered charity, founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger operates in 45+ countries. The international network of Action Against Hunger is represented in France, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, USA and India.

Teams in the field combat hunger on 4 fronts: Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and Mental Health and Care Practices (MHCP).

For our WASH department in Harar, we are currently looking for the following professional:

Construction Supervisor- Female/Male

General Assignment: Conduct the implementation of construction activities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Participate in defining new construction operations:

  • Participate in targeting villages and selecting locations for construction ;
  • Collect the GPS data of new structures ;
  • Make situation drawings ;
  • Computerize construction designs using CAD.

    Objective 2 Ensure implementation of the activities defined by the WASH Program


  • Prepare detail BoQ, rate analysis, construction work plan
  • Prepare the planning, coordinate and supervise the work on the worksites with well-organized field level implementation strategy
  • Lead in selecting the local construction materials;
  • Ensure proper use of equipment and their consumption ;
  • Prepare work orders and check supplies;
  • Calculate the consumption of construction materials ; and facilitate the request for the supplies to avoid interruption of construction activity
  • Check the quality of construction as per the specification and design drawings ;
  • Record in a report the precise characteristics of each construction site: design, bill of quantity,
  • Write weekly activity reports and transmit them to the WASH Program Manager
  • Make water safety plan, water quality testing and sanitary survey
  • Manage the constructions material supply, record and proper utilization and storage at the project locations.
  • Calculate the work volume accomplished and prepare payment certificate for the labour contracts.
  • Facilitate the skilled and none skilled labourers monthly salary payment and provide the payroll data to HR

    Objective 3: Supervise the project team:

  • Participate in the technical recruitment of the project team ;
  • Elaborate the content of the required training and organize it ;
  • Train the construction team ;
  • Check the quality of the work performed ;
  • Organize the work of the team: optimize distribution of tasks according to the team members’ potentials.
  • Manage the field construction skilled (Forman, Masson, Plumber, Bar bender, Carpenter…) and none skilled team as required.
  • Respect confidentiality regarding the content of discussions during assessments

    Job Requirements

    Educational / Professional Background:
  • Degree in Hydraulics /Water resource/ / Civil Engineering

    Required Competence & Skills:

  • Analytical mind and global approach
  • Capable of supervising a team
  • organizational skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Relational qualities
  • Flexibility
  • Dynamism
  • Creativity
  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of English, AUTO CAD, EPANET software

    How to Apply

    Application Procedure

    If you are interested, please send your application composed of: none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “Construction Supervisor” written in the subject line, and two references, applicants to the following addresses:

    Through ; or
    Directly In Person to Action Against Hunger, Gode, Sekota, Gambella, Mega, Harar offices,Girawa and Bedeno sub office or

    Deadline: September 01st 2019 before 5:00pm

    “Women Applicants Are Highly Encouraged”

    NB: Only short listed applicants will be communicated on and selection process includes technical test and an interview.

    Action Against Hunger Construction Supervisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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