Construction Assistant

Date Posted: Feb. 2, 2024, 5:13 a.m.

International Rescue Committee

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Oversee and supervise all construction activities for IRC in Hagadera

Assist in identifying the right contractors for construction work.

Assist in reviewing contractors’ performance as per contracts awarded by IRC.

Keeping track of all construction IRC tools and equipment.

Supervising of all incentive staff (maintenance team) and casuals working under him at any given time

Assist estimating bills of quantity/ quotation for constructions and maintenance repairs.

Assist in identifying and procurement of construction materials.

Making sure that programs construction materials are received on site, kept safely, and always maintain track of the same.

Supervise the construction, maintenance and repair works around IRC facilities in the field.

Supervise contractors on site and report on progress frequently.

Assist in preparing and submit monthly reports on repairs and constructions to the Construction Manager.

Undertake any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor.

Supervise water supply to the facilities.

Work with Admin personnel and Partners (UNHCR/PWJ) to ensure fuel supply is maintained.

Key Result Areas.

Supervising all construction on field sites.

Attending to Maintenance requests.

Performing routine maintenance checks

Supervising all maintenances incentive staff.

Tracking all IRC tools

Adhere to the IRC policy and procedures.

Standard of Professional Conduct:The IRC and the IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – our Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.
Commitment to Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: The IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. The IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of the IRC persons in any work setting. We aim to increase the representation of women, people that are from country and communities we serve, and people who identify as races and ethnicities that are under-represented in global power structures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Diploma/Degree in building, Construction Management, civil engineering or any other equivalent.

Basic Computer skills

AutoCAD computer skills added advantage.

Good communication in English and Swahili.

Required Experience & Competencies:

Thorough method of working with ability to work under pressure to pursue multiple tasks simultaneously to successful conclusions.

Positive attitude with good sense of humor.

Committed team player.

Ability to live and work in an isolated area and in conditions of limited comfort.

At least three years’ experience working in any equivalent position.

The following experience will all be advantageous: previously worked with an NGO.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to the International Rescue Committee via the link IRC Careers

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