Zonal Construction Supervisor
Save the Children International



 Supervisor: Darfur Area Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Darfur - Roving
 Duration: one year Renewable
 Closing Date: 03 Dec 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office

 Duties and responsibilities:



  • Accomplishes construction works by drafting specifications sketches, recommend suppliers/contractors, scheduling, communicating job expectations; planning, and monitoring in accordance with SCI policies and procedures.
  • Technically manages contractors by locating, evaluating, and is involved in selecting sub-contractors; monitoring and controlling performance.
  • Meets operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing quality and beneficiary/partner-service standards; resolving problems; identifying construction management system improvements.
  • Build up materials and labor estimation costs in accordance with budgets, procurement, and other criteria to accomplish project results; identifying technical specification, accurate quantities connecting variances, and implementing corrective actions
  • Identify and allocate possible available resources; scheduling and coordinating staff and contractors, evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions, resolving design problems
  • Approves construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases; obtaining approvals from beneficiaries before taking over from contractors/suppliers
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations at local and national levels.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging construction practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional discussions.
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing high standard job; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Frequently visit and monitor all construction works within the different sectors.
  • Maintain frequent updates and reports on works progress or delays in implementation schedule.

Child Safeguarding

  • Act as an ambassador for child safeguarding in both your professional and personal life. Never abuse your position of trust and authority.
  • Keeping children we work with safe from deliberate harm/risk or inadvertent harm/risk. This is a top organizational and personal commitment, and the standards of behaviour towards children expected by the organization should reflect both in your personal and professional life.

·         Behave towards children in a way, which reflects the Code of Conduct, CSG Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policy.

·         Report any CSG issues or concerns in a timely way according to the Country reporting system and procedures. (At least two reports per year). Ask if unclear on anything to do with child safeguarding, such as which concerns should be reported, how to report concerns and how to respond to them.

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and exper


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:



  • University degree in Ccivil Eengineering
  • At least 2 years of progressively working in construction supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic


  • Willingness to learn and share information
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team. 
  • Good computer skills in MS packages (Computer Applications; word, excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to Labour office – Darfur or send CV to www.sudanjob.net . Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–Darfur . Closing date will be on day: 3/December/2021. Any application after this date will not be considered. All interviews done in HAC Labour Dep.


Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract. 

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