Construction Supervisor at Alliance for International Medical Action

Closing Date: 15 September, 2018

Experience: 5 years

Location: Borno

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine. ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophes;

The Alliance for International Medical Action is recruiting for its project in Askira-Uba CONSTRUCTION SUPERVIOSR – ASKIRA-UBA

Main Purpose Overseeing the activities at a construction/rehabilitation job site and provide timely reports to supervisor of ALIMA according to ALIMA protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the mission.

Job Description The Construction Supervisor must perform diverse tasks to ensure that construction projects are meeting deadlines, budget, quality, safety and environmental standards.

Scope of works

  • Ensure technical specifications are followed

  • Ensure that works are performed according to drawings


  • Ensure that agreed schedule is followed

  • Ensure that labour and equipment are on site as proposed by the contractor

  • Ensure that materials are supplied timely according to works schedule


  • Track any change that could enable works are performed under budget

  • Justify any change that involves budget overrun


  • Control quality by inspection and tests

  • Ensure customer satisfaction is met


  • Ensure that personnel are maintaining safe work practices and following state and local guidelines concerning building projects.

  • Hold regular meetings with workers to review worksite safety.

  • Waste and environmental management

  • Ensure that all waste not reusable including concrete, lumber, soil, rocks, metal, paper or plastic bags, etc. are removed as soon as possible in order to have clean workplace.

  • Ensure disposal sites are agreed by local government.

  • Ensure indoor air quality remains acceptable anytime.

Meetings Participate in kick-off meeting, daily meetings, weekly meetings and monthly meetings and send related reports to the Construction manager

Reports Send daily, weekly and monthly meetings and status reports.

Requirements Education Diploma in Civil Engineering, Architecture or equivalent


  • At least five years of field experience

  • Languages

  • English, Hausa and Kanuri.

  • Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of any architecture software

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)


  • Results

  • Flexibility

  • Teamwork.

  • Commitment.

  • Stress Management.

Method of Application

I have read and understood the duties of my position listed in this job description. I understood that this work requires some flexibility and that my duties might change according to the project needs. Working conditions: Contract To apply Submit your CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to ALIMA’ Office in Coordination Maiduguri. . Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.Important remarks Only successful applicants will be called for interview. No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

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