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SHED (Senior Head of Construction Department)


About Cordova Group of Companies

Cordova Group of Companies is an ISO 9001 – 2015 accredited company working since 2006 in Afghanistan and 2016 in Turkey that provides innovative solutions to the diversified needs of our customers both in Afghanistan & Turkey.

CGC is a highly successful provider of critical support to the private sector and governmental institutions in the areas of infrastructure development, Medical Services, Operation and Maintenance /Repairing and Supply, Training and Capacity Building, Security / Protection, and Logistics Supply. The company has a high number of eligible experienced technical team; to serve our customer in the best possible manner. We offer our clients an unmatched commitment to responsiveness, quality and remarkable professional services.

Job Summary

The position involves supporting and assisting Cordova Construction Company in the construction project and do the project Administration & Project Execution

Job Details

Date Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Reference: CCC/H-O/18/011
Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 11 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Engineering Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 8 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

The position involves supporting and assisting Cordova Construction Company in the construction project and do the following;

Project administration will be responsible to assist project client, project managers, supervisors, project technical teams, and subcontractors by providing them a framework to operate within. The framework typically includes processes, standards, guidelines and on-site training.

He will be responsible to recruit experienced project engineers and technical team, suppliers and subcontractors.
He must have a thorough understanding of the way multiple projects have to be successfully run. He will be responsible to ensure the substantial amount of documentation and formal communications. He will coordinate project resources and make sure the availability of required plants, equipment with manufacturing date for submittals review from the global market such as Pakistan, Italy, Germany, UAE, USA, UK, and Turkey.

He will be a primary technical point of contact for the client. He will be responsible for Schedule Preparation, Pre-planning, Submittals and Resources forecasting for Structural Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Designers and Drafting Engineers, Surveyors, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, and other Technical activities relating to the project as per US Army Corps of Engineers, IBC, IEC, and EU standards.

He will be responsible to deals with the Proposals, Designing, Planning, Construction, and Management of Infrastructures such as:
 Uniform Police Headquarters
 Afghan National Army Headquarters
 Multiple Residential Buildings
 Commercial Faculties
 K- Spans and C-Spans
 Security Barracks
 B-Huts and C-Huts
 Hospital Building with Central Cooling/ Health System and with Medical Gas
 Chiller Plant, Diesel Injected Boiler System
 Heating Recirculation System
 Solar Geyser and Manual Geyser Plus Water Recirculation System
 Atomistic Censer Water Supply System
 Taxiway Construction, Topo and Plan Design for Taxiway
 Superstructure and Suspension Bridge Construction (Alignment, Designating, and Drafting)
 Survey of Irrigation, and Irrigation Management such as Canalization, Water Diversion, and Water Management for the Specified Area
 Tunnel Construction
 Railway Tracks
 Mega Power Plants (Fuel Distribution System, Synchronization System),
 Hydro Construction
 Water Observing System, (Leach Field, Sand Filtration System, Waste and Drain Water System)
 Quality Testing Methods (Cylinder and Cubes Testing Procedure, Steel Pressure and Grade System
 Operation and Maintenance Facilities
 Technical Geographical Management
 Compaction Testing Procedure, and General Utilities.


 Overall controlling, bid-proposal submissions, construction strategies, company-foreign organization policies for development, preparing documents for implementation of technical procedure in bid submission, proration of cost loading schedule and estimation, assisting business development department, assisting the financial department in head and site offices.

 Day to day reporting, visit and control Kabul and provincial projects, senior head of construction will stay involved throughout the construction process. The successful candidate will be solely responsible as SHED for overall construction management and construction business development.

 During project execution, he will be responsible to report and follow up all non- conformance activities at projects. Site

 Enforce the relevant safety rules at the site and make sure personal protective equipment is worn as and where required by the staff under their responsibility.

 Schedule and attend meetings organized by client and consultants etc.

 To assist the head of the Engineering Department in the supervision and management of construction activities.

 Evaluate and resolve any discrepancies and problems arising during construction which affect the quality of works performed

 Provide technical support to other site team members during construction monitoring, evaluation of the project, and quality control.

 Applying for power of attorney and permit from government and legal departments.

 Make sure the project is running according to schedule and budget playing a part in the project and team management.

 Traveling regularly to building sites, and proposed locations making sure all work is done in accordance to the US Army Corps, EU and Afghan Laws and Regulations.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• High levels of creativity, imagination, and vision
• Willingness to work long hours, under time and budget pressure


Job requirements for the Senior Head of the Construction Department, @ Cordova Construction Company.
• Bachelor of Civil Engineering or Master of Engineering.
• At least 8+ years’ experience in project management and as a head of construction.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (English, Dari, Pashto)

Required civil engineering software:
Auto CAD 2D/3D,3D MAX, E g Point, Primavera P6 8.3, SAP, G.I.S, Level Machine, Total Station, Ms. office, Quantity Survey, Revit Architecture, Lumen Pro, AutoCAD CIVIL 3D, Eagle, and eta

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

CVs with cover letter should be submitted ELECTRONICALLY. Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for the interview
0773350335 / 0782405327

Submission Email,

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