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7 Jul 2018

Full-time Bridge International Academies:Construction Supervisor Recruitment

Nigeriabucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life.

The Job :Construction Supervisor

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Lagos,Nigeria

Job Profile

About the Role

  • The Construction Supervisor is responsible for the construction activities for the allocated Academy sites. This begins with appraisal of proposed new sites and includes ensuring that prior arrangements are made for effective project start up, smooth work progress and payments, effective decision making and finalised project close-out.
  • S/he is also responsible for the liaison between the Academies sites and the headquarters in terms of information flows and record keeping.

What You Will Do

Site Appraisal:

  • Carry out initial site visit, document the site characteristics, evaluate the implications of site conditions to construction and prepare a report.

Project Start-up:

  • Carry out all tasks that are necessary for the construction to commence effectively and complete the start-up checklist for approval.

Contract management:

  • Prepare or modify the standard contract for site specific issues, discuss it with the Site Foreman and manage it throughout the construction period.

Materials Management:

  • Prepare or modify the standard schedule of materials, prepare materials requisitions, confirm orders and deliveries, ensure proper materials acceptance procedures are duly applied, retrieve from site and forward to headquarters the delivery notes and invoices, request payments and file away the payment acknowledgement.

Labour Management:

  • Source qualified Site Foremen (where necessary), skilled and unskilled labourers, manage labour records, manage labour payments, retrieve from site and forward to headquarters the invoices and time sheets, request payments and file away the payment acknowledgement.

Programme Management:

  • Carry out day-to-day monitoring of progress of work on site, tracking to ensure programme targets are met, planning and implementing remedial measures in case of programme slippage, including feedback information for programme improvement. Carry out early morning daily calls, prepare daily email reports and prepare weekly work programmes.

Workmanship and Quality Control:

  • Communicate the quality standards, implement procedures to ensure that work meets them, monitor and provide feedback information for improved quality.

Payments:

  • Compute or modify budget estimates for approval, prepare payment requests for approval, confirm and record payments completed and balances and file away the payment acknowledgement.

Records Management:

  • Implement the proper entering and updating of site records including the site book, invoices, time sheets and prepare summary reports as required.

Labour Relations:

  • Ensure the employment of only desirable workers on the Academy sites, maintain smooth labour relations and provide feedback information for improved quality.

Professional Requirements

  • Should have good knowledge of basic construction technology and practices.
  • Should be a good planner, well organized and able to carry out simple analysis tasks.
  • Should be able to source skilled labour locally and handle labour-related issues arising on site from time to time.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required
  • Good people management skills that result in timely meeting of deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to accept instructions, accept criticism and positive feedback, while being very adaptable and flexible

What You Should Have

  • Minimum Qualifications; Higher Diploma in Building, Construction, Civil Engineering , Quantity Surveying or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in site supervision on busy sites preferably in labour intensive project
  • Should have good knowledge of basic construction technology and practices.

You’re also:

  • A detailed doer – You have a track record of getting things done. You’re organized and responsive. You take ownership of every idea you touch and execute it to a fine level of detail, setting targets, engaging others, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. You can multi-task dozens of such projects at once and never lose sight of the details. Likely, you have some experience in a startup or social enterprise.
  • A creative problem-solver – Growing any enterprise from scratch comes with massive and constant challenges. On top of that, Bridge works in often challenging, low-resource communities and runs on fees averaging just $6 a month per pupil. You need to be flexible and ready to get everything done effectively, quickly, and affordably with the materials at hand. Every dollar you spend is a dollar our customers, who live on less than $2 a day, will have to pay for.
  • A customer advocate – Our customers – these families living on less than $2 a day per person – never leave your mind. You know them, get them, have shared a meal with them (or would be happy to in the future). Every decision you make considers their customer benefit, experience, and value.
  • A life-long learner – You believe you can always do better. You welcome constructive criticism and provide it freely to others. You know you only get better tomorrow when others point out where you’ve missed things or failed today.

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Job Categories: Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Bridge International Academies jobs, Construcion supervisor jobs, and graduate jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.

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