Construction Supervisor International NGO Jobs – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Job Title:           Construction Supervisor
Organization: Action Against
Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO. For
over thirty years, ACF  has been
implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and
Hygiene programs in the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions in
Job Summary: The Construction
Supervisor will manage and participate in all ACF construction operations
including both internally completed and contracted works.
Key Duties and
Oversee and ensure high quality work at all Action Against Hunger
construction sites:
  • Coordinate with ACF contractors to ensure
    appropriate timing for site visits.
  • Manage the construction of WASH facilities
    by ACF contractors and ensure they are following all drawings and
    specifications in line with ACF policies and procedures.
  • Prepare daily site visit reports for all
    construction works.
  • Propose ways to improve construction team
    efficiency and quality of work.
Document all activities in the field and produce construction reports:
  • Keep detailed field log of all activities
    done in field
  • Fill out daily field visit report when
    visiting construction sites and report all problems to supervisor(s)
  • Prepare weekly reports for team leader on
    the weeks accomplishments and challenges
  • Produce final construction report once
    construction at a site has been completed (including as-built drawings and
    updated specifications).
Assist in Water points construction:
  • Supervise Borehole drilling and
    installation of Handpumps and solar pumps.
  • Offer support in the construction of
    borehole slabs rehabilitated borehole sites.
  • Supervise the construction of cloths
    washing slabs, incinerators, drying areas among others.
  • Assist in any other construction
    activities that may be part of the ACF programs
Produce/Update construction documents as needed:
  • Produce BOQs, technical specifications,
    and drawings for latrines, pipes water systems, and any other projects ACF
    may get involved in
  • Regularly review construction documents
    before work begins and keep a log of any changes that need to be made in
    the future
Represent Action Against Hunger externally:
  • Represent ACF to District, UNHCR,
    communities and local leaders.
  • Ensure representation at the
    Infrastructure Committees at Settlement level
Perform any other duties asked of you to support the work of the water,
sanitation and hygiene team:
Supervision of fabricated latrine Slabs
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Action Against
    Hunger ACF Construction Supervisor job opportunity should preferably hold
    a Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering Preferred from a recognised
    institution of learning
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of at
    least 2 years in managing and supervising construction works
  • Excellent communication skills (both written
    and oral)English required, Excellent communication skills (written and
    oral); English and Local dialect (Kakwa, Kuku, Juba Arabic, Lugbara,
    Pojulu, Madi ) is required
  • Good computer skills including Excel,
    Word, AutoCAD
  • Previous exposure and experience with
    supervision of construction (structures)
  • Ability to produce Bills of Quantities
    (BOQs) and technical specifications
  • Ability to produce construction drawings
    using AutoCAD, Motorcycle Riding permit required.
  • The ideal candidate must be a resident or
    willing to reside in Yumbe
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications including a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at
least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications
please note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs. All
documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will not
be considered. Address your email application to: mentioning “Construction Supervisor” in
the subject line.
Deadline: 10th March 2017
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