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Construction Assistant Job, Latest NGO Jobs Kenya 2022,
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
To provide construction-related technical support to the projects on daily operations to realize the organizational strategic objectives.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Area Activities
Quality & Performance
Ensuring high standards of quality are maintained for each assigned contract by conducting site visits as a way of visual inspection of work progress and quality based on relevant drawings, specifications and written instructions; contract implementation assessment with
reference to building, health and safety legislation Acts; and basic conditions of contracts where necessary.
Carrying out audits of the Engineering Services Maintenance Contracts through site visits;
checking service works against work schedule and contractors’ invoices; and providing
feedback on any information or matters of concern at the project sites.
Be responsible for proper scoping of works and drive timely delivery of the construction projects assigned.
Be able to provide solutions to various construction issues through basic designs and
Monitoring and supervising contractor performance and ongoing works and consultants on-site to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and effective use of resources in accordance with drawings and specifications
Acting as an adviser/superintendent to the contractor on certain aspects of the work,
particularly by giving instructions that ensures soundness and practicality of in performing the assigned tasks.
Manage the assigned Amref assets, work–plans and budgets including processing
relevant financial transactions where necessary
Foster good teamwork in the department and entire organization
Identify and manage internal conflict through appropriate resolution mechanisms, where
necessary involving the supervisor
Maintain and keep detailed records of all aspects of the works and provide timely reports to the organization as may be required especially for purpose of monitoring and evaluating of theproject/works.
Provide technical support to any Amref programme implementing construction projects through participation and offering necessary technical advice in the line of construction related activities.
Networking & Relations Management
Represent the project in the various technical working groups and committees,
provide feedback and develop networks needed to support Amref Health in Africa in Kenya deliver on planned results
Education and knowledge
Degree in Building Construction, Construction Management or Higher Diploma with extensive experience in construction management or related field is required;
Certifications in construction-related areas are an added advantage.
Minimum of Three (3) years’ progressively work experience, particularly in the areas of building construction management.
Skills and Competences
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Computing skills – knowledge of CAD software
Ability to prioritize duties and work under minimal supervision
Demonstration of high integrity and honesty
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Hardworking and result-oriented.