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Construction Officer (Engineer)
Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organization that strives for a world free from poverty, fear, and oppression. We deliver life-saving and life-changing interventions to the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. From rapid emergency response to innovative development programming, we go to the hardest to reach places to make sure that no-one is left behind.

 Salary Range: USD 533 USD 679
 Liaise with: Other technical officers, Technical Advisors and Line Ministries.
 Section/Unit: Programme
 Grade Level: D
 Supervisor: Programme Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Muglad, West Kordofan State.
 Duration: 24 Months
 Closing Date: 02 March 2021


This role falls under the direct management of the Programme Manager-BRICK. The construction Officer oversees the constructions and rehabilitations of additional buildings in the targeted health facilities in Abyei Muglad, Keilak and Meriam localities, manages contractors on site and provides technical support for the PM.  The construction Officer will be on a full time assignment of 12 months initially and with possibility of extension and with regular travel to construction sites/locations.

 Duties and responsibilities:

Develop technical plans for the sector.

  • Develop construction specifications and management i.e. prepare Bills of Quantities/Materials for the selected designs.
  • Prepare work schedule for the construction work based on the designs.
  • Ensure that all building materials used in the constructions are of the quality as recommended by the Organization.
  • Prepare certificate of completion for each construction work completed to facilitate payment of contractors.

Monitoring construction work.

  • Monitor stock levels, delivery and consumption of materials, ensure the contractors undertakes regular servicing, and repairs of the equipment to avoid delays.
  • Ensure all constructions are completed as per the standards set by EU, Concern and Ministry of Health.
  • Visit the construction sites and monitor progress of structures under construction.

Coordination of construction activities

  • Conduct a daily/weekly technical meeting to review progress, discuss issues and provide solutions.
  • Plan and implement daily activities for the construction works.
  • Ensure that the organizational construction policies and guidelines are followed at all times during the construction works.
  • Makes sure of quality construction by maintaining standard procedures and guidelines for construction.
  • Work in consultation with the contractor or his representatives on the site to ensure quality work.


  • Prepares daily, weekly and monthly construction report.
  • Develops yearly construction report.
  • Participate in the evaluation of construction activities.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Essential Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Experience working with reinforced concrete and block masonry and providing quality control.
  • Technical skills using AutoCAD, MS office.
  • Capability to establish good and respectful relationship with other actors;
  • Able to train and manage a team (to listen, advise, support, solve conflicts, motivate, etc.
  • Experience in preparing valuation certificates
  • Experience in vetting contractor valuations
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork, methodologies, monitoring and reporting;
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles and code of conduct.
  • Patience, good personal organization, good communication and ability to work in teams.
  • Very good interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
  • Initiative, flexibility, team spirit, willingness to learn, and a positive attitude;
  • Ability to work under time pressure, independently and with limited supervision;
  • Willingness to travel between different construction sites on regular basis.

Qualifications/ Experience Required

  • Should have a BA/ Master’s degree in Building/ Construction engineering, civil engineering or architecture.
  • The candidate should have at least 4 years’ experience in building construction supervision.
  • Registration with a professional body in Sudan is required.
  • Experience working with an INGO is desirable.


Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies.

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s


Core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies


To apply: Please, submit a cover letter ,CV detailing your experience, skills and qualifications, a telephone contact number and two professional references to the www.Sudanjob.net


Concern is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview. To find out more about Concern Worldwide visit our website at http://www.concern.net



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