Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Construction Management and Inspection Jobs

Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Construction Management and Inspection Jobs

Job Id: 212279

Category: Consultancy and Training, Engineering, Maintenance
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: As per MSIE Salary Scale

Job Description

1. Background

The work generally consists of construction, modification, partition, and other finishing works at different cities in Ethiopia.

2. Job Summary

Under direct supervision from the Facilities, Asset and GeneralService Manager, the FPbC Project Construction Consultant is responsible for all aspects of the construction project life cycle

•Oversees and directs construction projects from conception to completion. She/he shall be able to manage the entire construction project held in the FPbC Project.

She/he shall have a thorough understanding of the project requirements, contractual terms and conditions, as well as the respective roles and responsibilities of all the stakeholders involved, ensuring project objectives are met.

In addition, he/she highly expected to ensure and keep quality of the construction works, time effectivity and cost efficiency.

3. Location of the Work

Currently four work locations have identified, i.e. Addis Ababa, Mekele, Nekemte and Gambella. The project might have also additional locations. encompass.

4. General Scope of Work:

  • Make site assessment in collaboration with stakeholders and prepare detail assessment report which includes designs, drawings, work item, BOQ, specification and engineering estimation for the work.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Project management and supervising and coordinating the work of contractors;
  • Investigating availability and suitability of options to ensure minimal costs for required quality works to achieve maximum value for money;
  • Managing and leading changes to ensure minimum disruption to core activities;
  • Using performance management techniques; monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement;
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences;
  • Prepare cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables
  • Interpret and explain contracts and technical information to other professionals
  • Prepare work schedule, monitor the project as per the schedule and report work progress and budget matters to MSIE on monthly basis.
  • Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other problems.
  • Ensuring comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Review the project in-depth to schedules, deliverables and estimate costs
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review the work progress on daily basis
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging one
  • Analyse, manage and mitigate risks
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
  • Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and all information to be reviewed at the meeting
    not less than 3 business days prior to the meeting. Prepare and distribute summaries of the meetings not more than 3 working days after the meeting.
  • Proactively mitigate any possible spills, quantifying for payment to contractor, monitoring hours spent by consultants’ staff and their subs etc.
  • Act as the main contact person between MSIE and contractors.
  • Perform all other related works

    Job Requirements

    Consultant Skills and Requirements

  • Project Planning: the consultant must be good at planning for large-scale, multi-step projects.
  • Decision Making: the consultant must make lots of decisions, such as picking subcontractors, materials, paints, and more.
  • Management: the consultant shall have skills of managing the project construction activities such as bid document preparation, drawings, BOQ and specification, contract conditions, bidding, bid evaluation, contract preparation, supervision, handover…
  • Communication: Good writing and speaking skills are needed dealing with employees, clients and stakeholders.
  • Technical Skills: the consultant must know construction methodologies, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD drawing software’s, can read blueprints and understand other technical aspects of construction.
  • Time-Management: Deadlines are crucial in construction. Making sure that everything is on time and moving smoothly is a critical part of the job.

    2. Period for Consultancy Service

  • MSIE wishes to commission the consultant service for three months and there is a possibility for extension which depends on the performance of the consultant and the donor fund.

    3. Person Specification

    A. Qualification Requirements

    a. Educational

  • BSC Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Building Technology or related field;

    b. Experience

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience.

    B. Skills, Attitude and Attributes

  • Good skill in written and spoken English are essential;
  • Good computer skills; Microsoft office, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, project management software.
  • High level of interpersonal communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Strong report writing skill.
  • Commitment to MSIE Core Value;
  • Knowledge of Ethiopian government construction lows;
  • High level of integrity and ethical behaviour;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to make timely decisions;
  • Database management and Microsoft Office
  • Application skills
  • Pro choice

    Number of Position: (01)

    Duty Station: MSIE Support Office, Addis Ababa

    Employment Type: Contract for three months

    Salary: As per MSIE Salary Scale

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should go to and fill in all the required field and submit the form with your motivation letter, C.V and copy of your renewed Kebele ID or Passport, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

    Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia through the following e-mail address:

    Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

    Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.

    Candidates Who Do Not Follow These Instructions Will Not Be Considered.

    Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Construction Management and Inspection Jobs

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