Location: Afar, Ethiopia
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
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.
Give a modification ideas to the immediate supervisor for the standard designs according to the site setting as and when necessary for the proper execution of the project.
Receives construction materials from logistic department and stock them in proper way at site where houses and temporary stores responsibly
Distribute the construction materials from site where houses and temporary stores to labour contractors and daily workers only and only at construction sites and keeping their records properly in an auditable way.
Take all data of materials as well as construction vehicles log sheet copies and evaluate their outputs with respect to the standards set by the PA.
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 camp coordinators, ARRA, UNHCR and with other stakeholders and partners.
Ensure the use of take-of-sheets and verify take-off sheets and payment certificates in consultation with the CO & PA 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 Gambella staffs and social workers.
Educational Qualification and Experience
BSc Degree in Civil Engineering, in Construction technology and Construction management, Building Technology or related fields
A minimum of One year job related experience.
Knowledge & Skills Specific to the PostGood knowledge of written and spoken English, driving ability and good interpersonal skills
Competencies and values
Interest and love to work with children
Working with high work pressure
Good command of the English language (both spoken & written)
Type of Role: Construction Foreman
Reports to: WASH Coordinator
Closing Date: Nov 07,2022
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