Supervisor, Construction


Requisition Number: 501328
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Construction, Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing Scope of Works and Bill of Quantities.
  • Responsible for site safety of all contractors.
  • Submitting a monthly report.
  • Cooperate and engage with communities on various programmes to ensure project sustainability.
  • Provide technical assistance and knowledge to developing contractors; inclusive of developing a BOQ and quoting.
  • Ensure that all infrastructure works are carried out to a high standard.
  • Correspond with various governmental bodies to ensure that inspections, and standards are met according to a governmental level.
  • Perform any other duties that may be required from time to time.
  • Maintain clear records of site visits, trainings and instructions.
  • Responsible for the servicing and maintenance records of provided transport.
  • Be willing to teach and develop others.


  • Candidate must have a minimum of diploma in construction. (Degree is preferred)
  • Candidate needs to have knowledge in CAD and basic quantity surveying in order to develop BOQ’s.
  • At least 5 years practical experience in their relevant field of training.
  • Must be fluent in both English and Lunda (Kikaonde considered).
  • Motorbike license.
  • Light vehicle license (up to 3 ton).

Experience & Skills:

  • Experience in a supervisory role.
  • Microsoft Office a must.
  • Microsoft Excel a must.
  • Microsoft Outlook a must.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • AutoCAD training

Behavioural Traits:

  • Must have excellent leadership qualities
  • Be interested and passionate about the development of communities and individuals.
  • Must be prepared to work outside the office in all types of weather, and be prepared to spend majority of time on the various sites (job is not office based).
  • Must have the ability to take initiative.
  • Must be able to work outside normal hours when it is required.
  • Be diligent, have integrity, be hardworking and honest.

Applications close: 28 Apr 2017 FLE Daylight Time

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