Plan International Ethiopia Construction Officer Jobs

Plan International Ethiopia Construction Officer Jobs


  • Responsible to make sure that infrastructure facilities are properly designed, constructed as per the acceptable and agreed standards and properly handed over.

  • Properly review all documentation of works executed and facilitate payments for works completed per the agreed standards.

  • Ensure that all construction related works in the Programme Area are in line with government requirements and procedures

  • Ensure periodic monitoring, review and check-up of all construction works with the aim to ensure quality of the works performed and compliance with donor and government requirements. Typical Responsibilities - Key end Results of the Position:

  • Ensure that the established activities on infrastructure are implemented as planned.

  • Review and recommend the completion of infrastructure projects to effect payment.

  • Execute and facilitate processes that lead to the commencement of infrastructure projects.

  • Document government standard designs, specification and bill of quantities of health post, health centre, schools, VIP latrines, etc. for planning, budgeting, immediate implementation, etc. as deemed necessary.

  • Modify standard designs for according to the site setting as and when necessary for the proper execution of the project.

  • Prepare bill of quantities, specification and bid document for infrastructure development projects.

  • Examines project designs and specifications and estimates quantities of material, manpower and commodities, etc... Necessary to start-up planned construction activities.

  • Monitor and supervise infrastructure undertaking of PAs and ensure that the works are executed to the standard and as per the contract agreement through frequent visits.

  • Participate in evaluation of infrastructure development projects jointly with stakeholders and partners.

  • Ensure the use of take-of-sheets and verify take-off sheets and payment certificates in consultation with the CO Construction Supervisor.

  • Submit periodic reports for status of construction projects in the PA.

  • Perform any other duties assigned in him as deemed necessary by his immediate supervisor. Dealing with Problems:

  • Interested to sort out problems in close consultation with all concerned staff

  • Willingness to work extra hours when needed and also interest to work under stressful situations Communications and Working Relationships:

  • Act as spokesperson for the poor and marginalized among the community they live in
    work closely with children, field team members, and refugees and host communities

  • Smooth networking among the Assosa staffs and social workers. Behaviours

  • Identify one’s growth area in addressing behaviour change and social transformation and report to immediate supervisor to build his/her capacity;

  • Responsible to perform
    other duties assigned by the PA manager and also other staff as appropriate

  • Respect the organization extra hours and use it effectively and efficiently

  • Proper handling of the organization’s property without or with minimum waste, tear and wear or damage

    Job Requirements


  • BSc Degree in Civil Engineering, in Construction technology and management or related fields


  • A minimum of 2-5 years of humanitarian aid experience applied in civil engineering, construction and other related fields.

  • Basic knowledge on Minimum standards on construction and construction management highly knowledgeable.

  • Demonstrated experience in working on emergencies and be familiar with Humanitarian Minimum standards

    Knowledge & Skills Specific to the Post

  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English, driving ability and good interpersonal skills

    Competencies and values

  • Interest and love to work with children
    Good command of the English language (both spoken & written)

  • Computer Skills Child Protection and Gender Equality Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate commitment to Plan’s child protection policy through implementing the policy in its entirety, and report any actual or potential risk situations following the reporting procedures, being aware of abuse and risks to children, being vigilant, becoming familiar with the Child Protection Policy.

  • Raise children’s rights/protection awareness and important of gender equality and respect to diversity within Plan and amongst partners and community members.

  • Child protection and gender equality policies are understood by the staff and partners.

  • Ensure equal participation and benefit of boys and girls and children with disabilities in all phases of programme/ project implementation.

  • Ability to deliver quality programs in a short time and work under stressful conditions.

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and independently.

  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills in English and Amharic.

  • Computer literate.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Gender sensitive.

  • Proposal and report writing skills.

  • Analytical and strategic thinking

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Ethiopia Construction Officer Jobs

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