Logistic Technician - Construction

  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Diploma   Khost, Afghanistan Full Time 1540
Date Posted:May 7, 2017
Closing Date:May 18, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Construction
Salary Range:27250 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting a Logistic Technician - Construction

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

- Computer Skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Support the coordination, implementation and supervision of building and rehabilitation activities in the project.
- Ensure all technical, financial and scheduling aspects according to MSF security protocols and under the supervision of the Construction Manager.
- Support the analysis of the needs for construction/rehabilitation works in order to provide the necessary information to find an appropriate and efficient solution, including planning of technical and material resources that meet the mission needs
- Assure the detailed implementation of final studies, as they will appear in drawings and technical specifications sheets.
- Support in the site supervision and follow up through continual presence in the worksites, in order to ensure deadlines, budget, quality assurance and technical specifications and to early detect potential deviations
- Support if required in the negotiation agreements and permissions for construction/ rehabilitation projects, establishing regular contacts with local authorities, in order to ensure all required documentation is filled upon and to avoid delays
- Support in ensuring the requirements for safety are met on the construction site. Organize the flows of personnel, staff and visitors, in order to avoid problems in the regular life of the rest of facilities and achieve safety levels.
- Assist in the quality control of the materials delivered to the construction site
- Assist in the compilation of site meetings with construction companies
- Assist with urgent support/ advice and carry out critical rehabilitation tasks and corrective maintenance interventions.
- Work in collaboration with other specialized technicians and workers, if necessary

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Khost


- High school diploma (12th class) essential
- Technical diploma in Construction essential
- University degree in Construction engineering desirable
- Significant proven experience in similar position essential
- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential
- English: oral and written essential
Please do not apply if you do not speak English or cannot use a computer, you will be tested on your skills

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