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Construction Supervisor - National position

Soroca | Anenii Noi | Chișinău | Otaci | Orhei

  • Organization: WeWorld
  • Location: Soroca | Anenii Noi | Chișinău | Otaci | Orhei
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Architecture, Building and Property Management
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-31

WeWorld is a secular, independent Italian organization that has been active in international cooperation and humanitarian aid since 1971. Present in 27 countries with 165 projects, WeWorld is involved in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, preventing and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, sanitation and hygiene, education, global citizenship and international volunteering. WeWorld works with local and international partners to develop and implement projects on the ground that improve the daily lives of people in emergency situations, and to guarantee a dignified life, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, within the framework of the Agenda 2030. WeWorld has been present in Moldova and in Ukraine since 2022, in the fields of food security, education, protection, livelihood, and social cohesion.

Joining the WeWorld team means being part of the development of a dynamic organization where the contribution of each staff member is valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision.

More information available on https://www.weworld.it/

WORKING CONDITIONS AND REMUNERATION

Location: Moldova, based in Chișinău

Daily travel to areas of implementation: Soroca, Otaci, Edineț, Orhei, Anenii Noi, Congaz.

Contract: Service provision contract, 5 months, with a 2-weeks trial period

Starting date: ASAP

Line manager: Gender and Protection Project Manager

Salary: Will be determined taking into account the specific qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WeWorld Moldova is hiring a CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR (M/W) with experience. The Construction Supervisor will be responsible for Technical assessment, Preparation of tender document and Assistance during tender procedure, Supervision and Monitoring, Reporting, Quality Assurance, Coordination with Local Stakeholders.

MAIN RESPONSABILITES

Technical Assessment

  • Conduct thorough technical assessments of the school spaces and community spaces identified for light rehabilitation as per project proposal and needs.
  • Identify structural weaknesses, safety hazards, and necessary improvements.
  • Develop detailed technical reports outlining findings, recommendations, timeframe for the implementation of the rehabilitation works, challenges assessed.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to validate assessment results.
  • Ensure compliance with Moldova construction codes and regulations.

Preparation of Tender Documents

  • Prepare technical specifications of the works including all work components as well as materials’ specifications.
  • Detailed bill of quantities and preamble to the BOQ for each payable item.
  • Detailed tender drawings.
  • Contract documents comprising contract template, general conditions and special conditions.
  • In the preparation of the Tender Documents, the Service Provider should refer to the Moldovan Law framework and WeWorld procedure, in estimating costs and defining Bidders’ selection criteria, for the works to be executed with labor-intensive modalities.

Assistance during tender procedure

  • Answer the potential contractors’ questions and clarification requests.
  • Assist to site visits and pre-bid meetings with potential contractors.
  • Assist the contracting authority in preparing any amendments or modifications needed during the tendering procedure.
  • Assist the contracting authority in the evaluation of the technical and financial offers.
  • Assist the contracting authority in the preparation of the contract with the awarded contractor.

Supervision and Monitoring

  • Assure that works are executed in accordance to defined quality standards of delivery and within pre-defined timeframe, in compliance with design drawings, works specifications, and BOQ.
  • Verify and approve work plan/schedule submitted by the contractor, and advise on requests of extension of time, variation orders, and reservations of the Contractor(s). When needed, suggest suitable amendments to the Contract Documents, recommend on preliminary agreements on new prices, control and verify variation orders resulting from changes in the design/field needs.
  • Regular onsite supervision and assistance on all the activities implemented by the Contractor(s) especially during crucial phases of works, ensuring orderly progress of works and quality control of all contractor interventions.
  • Verify the work in terms of quality and quantity of the construction / material used, keeping proper record of tests of the materials carried out according to established engineering techniques and international standards (to be annexed to provisional and final acceptance certificates).
  • Review and validate the measurement of the work completed for the preparation of provisional and final payment certificates. Detailed measurements shall be verified by the Service Provider’s site engineer(s) as a duplicate record and shall be annexed to the Contractor’s invoices. All the measurements and payments of the work done will be certified by the Service Provider on measurement book / payments documents.
  • Supervise testing and commissioning of the works and ensure regular supervision during the defects’ liability period.

Reporting

  • Prepare regular progress reports detailing construction activities, achievements, and challenges.
  • Document any deviations from the project plan and propose corrective actions.
  • Provide timely updates to project team and stakeholders.
  • Ensure accurate data collection for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Compile lessons learned and best practices for future project planning.

Quality Assurance

  • Participate and support the project team in the identification of the service providers, ensuring detail and quality in the process.
  • Establish and enforce quality assurance protocols for construction projects.
  • Conduct inspections to ensure materials and workmanship meet specified standards.
  • Implement corrective measures to address deficiencies in construction quality.
  • Collaborate with contractors and suppliers to resolve quality-related issues.
  • Maintain records of quality control activities and documentation.

Coordination with Local Stakeholders

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, liaise with local authorities, school administrations, and community leaders.
  • Coordinate logistics and resources with local suppliers and service providers.
  • Foster positive relationships with stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.
  • Resolve any conflicts or disputes that may arise during project execution.
  • Continuously inform the Project team on developments of the work.

Other Duties

  • Ensure proper management of confidential information.
  • Always coordinate with Project Manager and Project Team.
  • Perform any other duty requested by the line manager.

REQUIRED PROFILE FOR THE POSITION

  1. Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction supervision or project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure rehabilitation projects.
  • Knowledge of local building codes and regulations in Moldova.
  • IT capacity, knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Fluency in English, Romanian and Russian.

Personal Skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing project requirements.

Additional requirement – Mandatory:

The Construction Supervisor must have a private vehicle and a valid driving license to travel independently for work purposes.

WeWorld is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law. WeWorld has also a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons or partners. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process. WeWorld commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records checks or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and abuse is prevented. WeWorld promotes a welcoming, diverse and discrimination - and harassment-free workplace and expects the highest standards of behaviour from all its staff, who are requested to adhere to the principles and behavioural rules defined in the Code of Ethics and Conduct (CoEC) and the Organisational Policies. The CoEC, PSEAH, Child safeguarding and all the organisational policies can be found here: https://www.weworld.it/en/about-us/transparency

The Construction Supervisor must at all times act in accordance with WW's humanitarian quality management system, including WW's CoEC, PSEAH, Child safeguarding, Antifraud and Anticorruption Policies, and the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Standard.

This Job Description is an integral part of the service provision contract and outlines the responsibilities and expectations associated with the position of Construction Supervisor at WeWorld Moldova. Both the Organization and the contractor are expected to adhere to the terms and duties described herein.

RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE

  • (1) Pre-selection based on application - (2) Individual interview;
  • Applications that do not match the profile or are incomplete will not be considered;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the written test and/or the interview.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE APPLICATION

  • A motivation letter addressed to the Head of Mission.
  • An updated, dated and signed CV including a list of at least two (02) references corresponding to recent work engagements and contractors (their contacts must be specified). Also, the dates (start and end) of the various positions held must be specified.
  • Receipt of applications: only by e-mail md.hr@weworld.it , quoting the job title in the subject line
  • Recruitment is open until 15/05/24
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted for further consideration
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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