Construction Officer Mid Level

United World Schools, Nepal
Location: Province 1
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-06-29 Deadline: 2021-07-09
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Province 1
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Construction / Engineering
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

United World Schools Nepal is a charity with the aim of providing quality education to children living in faraway rural villages of Nepal through modern teaching and learning methodology. Since its inception in late 2015, the organization has successfully constructed 44 schools in Sankhuwasabha and Gulmi district, thus enrolling and ensuring quality education to over 7000 children. In UWS Nepal-managed schools, the quality of education is maintained by formulating a need-based curriculum and introducing well-researched methodologies that allow for greater innovation in the classroom and greater engagement between the in-class lessons and real life. Further, UWS Nepal pro-actively invests in quality education for girls in marginalized communities to empower young women to create better prospects for their families and their futures.

UWS Nepal builds schools including WASH and other facilities that are required for the schools. UWS Nepal has been implementing the school construction projects in 12 municipalities of Sankhuwasabha and Gulmi, with expected expansion to others in the near future. Thus, UWS Nepal invites applications from eligible Nepali candidates for the full-time position of Construction Officer. The Construction Officer is required to plan, manage, and coordinate the building activities in the communities where UWS works. They are expected to provide overall guidance to the field construction teams regarding school construction. The officer also needs to liaise with the related government offices and like-minded organizations in Province 1.

Job Specification

  1. Leading school construction projects, including but not limited to construction design, project management, scheduling, and procurement.
  2. Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. 
  3. Representing UWS in meetings with governmental and non-governmental agencies and communicating with persons from other organizations.
  4. Ensuring that the construction activities performed aligning with the national and local governments' regulations and international best practices.
  5. Coordinating with communities on construction-related activities.
  6. Creating construction drawings, Bill of Quantities, and material specifications for construction.
  7. Liaising with related government agencies for drawing approval.
  8. Coordinating for procurement of materials, its delivery, and arrangement of materials within the community.
  9. Planning and prioritizing work tasks of self and subordinates and coordinating with them.
  10. Manage conflict that may arise at the site.
  11. Timely informing supervisor and related people within the organization regarding the project, progress, and challenges.
  12. Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building laws and safety regulations.
  13. Track construction inventory.

Apply Instructions

All interested individuals who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply for the position. An updated resume along with a cover letter describing why the applicant would be suitable for the position at uwsnepal@unitedworldschools.org by 09 July 2021. Please mention the title of the position on the subject of the e-mail while applying. Only short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. 

United World Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are only able to accept applications from candidates that have the permanent right to work in Nepal.

UWS is committed to the safeguarding of children and ensuring we recruit safely is central to this commitment. All applicants will be required to undertake a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check as a condition of employment.

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Organization Summary

United World Schools Nepal is a charity with the aim of providing quality education to children living in faraway rural villages of Nepal through modern teaching and learning methodology. Since its inception in late 2015, the organization has successfully constructed 44 schools in Sankhuwasabha and Gulmi district, thus enrolling and ensuring quality education to over 7000 children. In UWS Nepal-managed schools, the quality of education is maintained by formulating a need-based curriculum and introducing well-researched methodologies that allow for greater innovation in the classroom and greater engagement between the in-class lessons and real life. Further, UWS Nepal pro-actively invests in quality education for girls in marginalized communities to empower young women to create better prospects for their families and their futures. 

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Baluwatar-5, Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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