King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP), a global health project aiming to help strengthen Sierra Leone’s health system by improving clinical services and facility infrastructure, is looking for a volunteer construction manager/engineer to help improve the infrastructure of hospitals in Freetown from November 2015 to April 2016.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Overseeing and carrying out assessments of sites for the implementation of planned engineering work.
- Reviewing the design of assigned engineering work following international and humanitarian best practices and in line with donor and local-authority policies and guidelines.
- Preparing technical documents and overseeing material and equipment purchases and delivery.
- Managing, supervising, and monitoring progress during each phase of a project, resolving design and development problems as they arise.
- Providing timely technical advice, site-inspection protocols, and feedback to contractors on site on a regular basis.
- Ensuring project work sites meet legal guidelines, environmental directives, and health and safety requirements and that contractors comply with timely and correct use of safety practices.
Applicants must have:
- A bachelor's degree in civil/mechanical engineering, a two-year associate’s degree in construction management, or similar from an accredited institution.
- A minimum of five years of experience in design and/or managing construction related to WASH projects.
- Fluency in English, a high degree of self-initiative and drive in problem resolution, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to cope with a dynamic and sometimes stressful environment, a good track record of managing and leading a team, and experience in capacity building.
To apply, e-mail a cover letter and CV to [email protected].