Finn Church Aid Construction Officer Jobs in Kenya

Finn Church Aid Construction Officer Jobs in Kenya

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid.

Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations.

Finn Church Aid Kenya is looking for a

Construction Officer
Duty Station:

  • Kakuma/ Kalobeyei

    Reports to:
  • Program Coordinator

    Primary purpose:
  • Ensure timely delivery of quality construction and Lead in overall planning and design of projects
  • Prepare tender documents for construction works including technical drawings, specifications of works, Bills of Quantities and conditions of contracts.

    Tasks and duties
  • Overseeing and directing construction projects from conception to completion
  • reviewing the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • overseeing all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Assess the completion of works, recommend for payments, and prepare interim and final payment certificates
  • Maintain and update contract files on each construction project
  • Review contract claims, analyze and recommend variation orders
  • Prepare documents for final handover and closure of projects
  • Provide technical input in the general supervision, progress of construction activities and control of quality of materials and workmanship
  • Prepare the monthly cash and payment forecast for activities carried out by contractors
  • Produce
    weekly progress report on the construction activities in Kalobeyei

    Qualifications
  • Degree / higher diploma in Structural/Civil Engineering and any other relevant education
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Project management, supervising construction sites and community work in rural areas.
  • Experience with other computer programs such as Proficiency in MS Office software (especially Word and Excel) and AutoCAD is essential, SAP 2000 and Microsoft Project would be an advantage.
  • Previous work experience in Refugee operations and implementing donor funded projects is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skill.

    How to Apply
  • All qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed application letter and curriculum Vitae to: recruitment.esaro@kua.fi stating the vacancy job title in the subject line
  • Deadline for receiving applications is3rd March 2019
  • FCA will only contact short- listed applicants.

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