2 Construction Supervisor US Non-profit Job Placements – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary: The
Construction Supervisors manages the construction activities that take place on
the work site on any given work day
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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Manage the construction of buildings, and civil
works, and supervise site staff;
·        
Guide developers in setting out buildings to
ensure compliance with the approved plans;
·        
Inspect various stages of construction as
stipulated in the building rules to ensure compliance with s rules and approved
plans up to compliance with approved plans up to completion;
·        
Work closely with contractors, client
representatives to ensure uniform interpretation of all working drawings;
·        
Coordinate
the works and activities of site staff and build team work;
·        
Supervise all construction works to ensure
qualitative work, and provide advisory services to the contractor, staff, and
the community;
·        
Control and oversee use of stocks;
·        
Ensure
cost effectiveness of work teams;
·        
Advise on the adequacy of safety measures at
construction sites;
·        
Ensure that projects are completed on schedule,
according to contractual conditions, within budget, and with adherence to high
standards of quality construction;
·        
Work closely with the architect/engineer on all
plans, as needed;
·        
Coordinate all sub-contractors, inspections and
ensure that materials and tools are available for each workday;
·        
Responsible for completion of assigned tasks and
tools assigned on a daily basis;
·        
Maintain good group relations during construction;
·        
Engage in production work on the houses when it
does not interfere with instruction or
·        
Supervisorial duties;
·        
Performs any other duties as required by
manager;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a Degree or diploma in construction, Building,
Civil Engineering & Architectural
·        
A minimum of two years of relevant experience
·        
Previous supervisory exposure as works foreman/
woman
·        
Computer proficiency
·        
Excellent verbal and communication skills;
·        
Have good management, leadership, communication
and interpersonal skills;
·        
Be a committed team player with high standards
of integrity and honesty;
·        
Be
able to coach and develop subordinates;
·        
Have full drive, initiative, and
self-motivation;
·        
Be able to organize and work under minimum
supervision
·        
Honest and trustworthy
·        
Respectful,
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
·        
Demonstrate sound work ethics
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One page cover letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for
the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the names and e-mail
addresses of three professional referees and send via Email to:
recruitment@lwf.or.ug addressed to Office of Administration/Human Resources.
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted
Deadline: 9th
September, 2016 by 4:00 pm
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