Deadline: 05 August, 2022

Location: Afar, Ethiopia

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Construction Supervisor.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.


  • Ensure that the established activities on the infrastructures 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, specifications, and bill of quantities of the health post, health centres, schools, VIP latrines, etc. for planning, budgeting, immediate implementation, etc
  • Give 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
  • Take all data of materials as well as construction vehicle 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 the evaluation of infrastructure development projects jointly with camp coordinators, RRS, UNHCR, and other stakeholders and partners
  • Ensure the use of take-of-sheets and verify take-off sheets and payment certificates in consultation with the country office and PA construction supervisor/engineers/programme operation manager
  • Submit daily reports on the status of construction projects in the PA for the construction supervisor/programme operation manager
  • Perform any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor


  • B.Sc degree and above in Civil/Hydraulic Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management, Building Technology or a related field from a recognised university
  • Five years, minimum, of related work experience
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Driving and good interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and engineering applications
  • Good knowledge of preparing architectural designs and working drawings
  • Good knowledge of quantifying work, taking take-off sheets, and developing appropriate payment certificates
  • Good knowledge of leading and managing emergency construction works

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: World Bank


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