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Construction Assistant – (200003SU)

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  • Post Date: July 15, 2020
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Job Overview

The main purpose of the role is to provide technical input and construction supervision over the quality of the construction projects, particularly in light of rehabilitation of schools. The incumbent will also maintain a database of all the projects, actions required and the progress by contractor and set up reporting mechanism to monitor each project, to include checklists and photographic reports.

Contract Duration: 12 months

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • University degree/diploma in Construction Engineering or equivalent
  • Recommended 3 years’ experience in construction industry or any equivalent experience
  • A good understanding of at least 2 sectoral programs
  • Significant knowledge of institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches


  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff, with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and mentor
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful.
  • Computer skills e.g. Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Ability to forge excellent relationships with children and adults
  • Ability to work as part of field team and successfully join up work with partner staffs

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application Information:

To apply CLICK HERE, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Application Deadline – 26 July 2020.

N.B: This is an emergency deployment therefore applicants will be on rolling basis as they come, as such the advert may close if a suitable candidate is found before the due date.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Jul 26, 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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