Construction supervisor at Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia

  • Construction supervisor at Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia
  • Mar 21

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    Construction supervisor at Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

    Location: Shewa Robit Project Office, Amhara 
    Salary: Negotiable

    Job Description

    Organizational Overview

    Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in nearly 1,400 communities throughout the U.S. and in nearly 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves.

    Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia (HFHE) started operation in 1993 as a branch of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI). HFHE has provided simple, affordable shelter for families in Ethiopia while also working to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and empower Vulnerable Groups in the country.

    Job Summary

    The construction Supervisor WASH (CSW) while based in Shewa Robit Town, supervise the water infrastructure construction works   to ensure quality, timelines of implementation, and assist in better contract management. The construction site supervisor’s main responsibilities are close technical supervision of construction activities at a construction sites, inspecting new and ongoing works, assuring quality of construction as per the Design of the organization to ensure the implementation of water and sanitation and other facilities. The construction supervisor plays an important role in monitoring day to day onsite construction activities.

    The Construction Supervisor WASH (CSW) in assigned areas of supervision reports to Project Manager


    • Assist in Preparation of Construction budget breakdown/cost assessment, costing sheets, construction work Schedule according to standards.
    • Works as a focal person to ensure construction quality. Carry out onsite technical supervision for all construction activities as carried out by building contractors to assure quality, timely completion as per the design, Checklist, BOQ, working drawings and Technical specification and verify its completion
    • Ensure general safety and securing of the construction Site.
    • S/he checks and provides a report to the Project Manager for certification and acceptance of construction works.
    • Ensure quality in each phase of construction activity before further steps carry on.
    • Ensure site supervision and make quality assessments /monitoring on work man ships, materials quality and tools to assure the standards of works, quality of materials delivered used for the intended purpose.
    • Make Sure the Contractor has supplied quality materials, enough materials and Labour for the construction of the water project to maintain the schedule and to avoid delay.
    • Works in reviewing the contractor's work schedules and updates; closely monitor the work progress and budget utilization to ensure compliance with the project duration and cost.
    • Review payment requests for the executed works submitted by the Contractor (taking timely onsite measurement for the executed works, record, accuracy of calculation in payment certificates) and submits to project managers for approval.
    • Maintain site book record / communications a filing system for all site memos, copy of payments, instructions, orders, as well as internal/external correspondences and other documents pertaining to the construction activities to ensure detailed records are kept for all construction activities, enabling real time tracking of construction progress.
    • Provides weekly and monthly construction progress reports to Project Managers.
    • Prepares work schedule and construction coordination work for volunteer engagement
    • The construction supervisor WASH assists the family selection committee in conducting beneficiary family selection.
    •  Work Closely with project accountant in maintaining check and balance of project cash flow.

    Required number: -    1

    Duration of the contract: - one year with possibility of extension

    Reporting to: Project Manager, Habitat for Humanity National Office in Addis Ababa

    Job Requirements

    Job Requirements

    • BSC in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, Construction Technology& Management and other related fields.

    Work Experience

    •  2 years of work experience in relevant construction project.

    Desired Skill/knowledge

    • Good knowledge in relevant software applications that is essential for the job –AutoCAD, and etc
    • Excellent knowledge in contract Administration and construction supervision;
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills;

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are invited to send their non–returnable application by quoting the position in the subject matter including updated CV and application letter and contact details of three work related referees, (including HR and Immediate supervisor) to Human Resources Department, HFHE in Ethiopia by P.O Box 8953, Addis Ababa or you can submit your application through [email protected]

    The closing date for submitting applications is within 10 days of this announcement from the date of post. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening.

    Female candidate are encouraged to apply.

    Construction supervisor at Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

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    Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia

    Job Information

    Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 21 Mar 2020

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