Bridge International Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

Bridge International Supervisor Jobs in Kenya


About the Role

  • The Supervisor, Construction is responsible for the construction activities for the allocated school sites in Kenya.

  • This includes ensuring that prior arrangements are made for effective project start up, smooth work progress and payments, effective decision making and finalized project close-out.

  • You will also responsible for the liaison between the school/academies sites and the headquarters in terms of information flows and record keeping.

    Responsibilities

  • Site Appraisal: Carry out initial site visit, document the site characteristics, evaluate the implications of site conditions to construction and prepare a report.

  • Project Start-up: Carry out all tasks that are necessary for the construction to commence effectively and complete the start-up checklist for approval.

  • Contract management: Prepare or modify the standard contract for site specific issues, discuss it with the Site Foreman and manage it throughout the construction period.

  • Materials management: Prepare or modify the standard schedule of materials, prepare materials requisitions, confirm orders and deliveries, ensure proper materials acceptance procedures are duly applied, retrieve from site and forward to headquarters the delivery notes and invoices, request payments and file away the payment acknowledgement.

  • Labor management: Source qualified Site Foremen (where necessary), skilled and unskilled laborers, manage labor records, manage labour payments, retrieve from site and forward to headquarters the invoices and time sheets, request payments and file away the payment acknowledgement.

  • Programme Management: Carry out day-to-day monitoring of progress of work on site, tracking to ensure project targets are met, planning and implementing remedial measures in case of programme slippage, including feedback information for programme improvement. Carry out early morning daily calls, prepare daily email reports and prepare weekly work programmes.

  • Workmanship and Quality Control: Communicate the quality standards, implement procedures to ensure that work meets them,
    monitor and provide feedback information for improved quality.

  • Payments: Compute or modify budget estimates for approval, prepare payment requests for approval, confirm and record payments completed and balances and file away the payment acknowledgement.

  • Records Management: Implement the proper entering and updating of site records including the site book, invoices, time sheets and prepare summary reports as required.

  • Labour Relations: Ensure the employment of only desirable workers on the Academy sites, maintain smooth labour relations and provide feedback information for improved quality.

    Qualifications

  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Building, Construction, Civil/Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveying or any related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in site supervision on busy sites preferably in labour intensive project.

  • Should have good knowledge of basic construction technology and practices.

  • Should be a good planner, well organized and able to carry out simple analysis tasks.

  • Should be able to source skilled labour locally and handle labour-related issues arising on site from time to time.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required.

  • Good people management skills that result in timely meeting of deadlines.

  • Ability and willingness to accept instructions, accept criticism and positive feedback, while being very adaptable and flexible.

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel within Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bridge International Supervisor Jobs in Kenya


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