Construction Supervisor

  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Bachelor's Degree   Kunduz, Afghanistan Full Time 2105
Date Posted:May 12, 2019
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Construction
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

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 1 Construction Supervisor for a post.

Duties & Responsibilities:


Ensure the day to day management of works and demands related to his field of expertise for all Construction and Rehabilitation activities. The activities include the construction phase and the project development phase prior to construction.

Coordinate, implement and supervise, ensuring all technical, financial and scheduling aspects (technical aspects, drawings, design, project costing and close supervision) of Construction and Rehabilitation activities in the project, according to MSF protocols and under the supervision of the Logistics Manager.



-      Analyze the needs for construction/rehabilitation works and ensure the planning of (financial, technical, material and human) resources that meet project needs (medical and non-medical structures)

-      Ensure the site supervision and project management for all construction and/or rehabilitation works

-      Ensure the permissions for construction/rehabilitation projects, establishing regular contacts with local authorities, in order to ensure all required documentation

-      Organize and supervise tender processes activities in order to ensure best technical and financial conditions

-      Ensure the development and follow up of construction drawings including architectural, engineering, structural calculations and work specifications according to MSF standards in collaboration with the Logistics Coordination

-      Support during tender processes and contract follow up (including drawings, bill of quantities, terms of reference etc.) for all Construction related works

-      Ensure the physical organization of materials and tools used in construction activities (Stock inventories; receiving, processing and quality control of orders for construction material; Check that the amounts received are recorded)

-      Support in the evaluation of the availability of services and quality of performance of local contractors

-      Participate in the development and follow up of the Construction budget (Annual planning process and Budget revision)

-      Support in the administrative part (contract management, market assessment, request of construction authorization/permission, renewal of documentation etc.) for the construction related activities

-      Ensure compliance to the Mission policies, procedures, protocols related to his respective technical family for all construction and rehabilitation works

-      Support in the development of the Construction and Rehabilitation budget

-      Train construction related staff, on daily MSF standards in order to improve capacities and ensure development

-      Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident

-      In order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality, organise and coordinate the activities of team supervised (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), communicate with the HR Admin department all relevant information in due time, evaluate performance, define and ensure the needs for training

-      Perform hands on tasks as part of the team whenever required or needed in order to optimize the resources and to contribute with his/her knowledge and experience

-      Participate in monthly reports according to guidelines

Job Requirement:



- University degree in Construction essential

- Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) essential

- Proficient user of AutoCAD drawing program essential

- ETABS (or similar software) use desirable


- Other experience in similar position (supervision of construction site, development of architectural and structural drawings, team management) essential

- MSF experience desirable



- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential

- English: oral and written essential

Working hours and Salary

Full Time 40 hours a week : 5 days a week

Salary: The gross salary for this position is 36,135 AFN (non-negotiable)

Proficient user of AutoCAD drawing program essential 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz
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