2 Construction Supervisors at Lutheran World Federation

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.

A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

LWF Uganda works closely with United Nations agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, UNFPA, WFP), PRM, EU/ECHO, BFTW, etc. LWF Related and faith-based agencies and their back donors.

For additional information, please see www.lutheranworld.org/WorldService.

The LWF Uganda Program is looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position;

Job Title: Construction Supervisor

No. of Positions: Two (02)

Duty Station: Adjumani & Obongi

Reports Directly To: Project Manager.

Deadline: November 18, 2022.


Under the guidance of the Construction Engineer & Project Manager, the Construction Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the construction activities that take place on the worksite on any given work day.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Project Implementation.

Oversee construction of buildings, and civil works, and supervise site staff; Guide developers in setting out buildings to ensure compliance with the approved plans.

Inspect various stages of construction as stipulated in the building rules to ensure compliance with rules and approved plans compliance with approved plans up to completion.

Liaise with contractors, and client representatives to ensure uniform interpretation of all working drawings.

Supervise all construction works to ensure qualitative work, and provide advisory services to the contractor, staff, and the community;

Ensure that projects are completed on schedule, according to contractual conditions, within budget, and with adherence to high standards of quality construction.

Work with the architect/engineer on all plans, as needed.

Participate in joint field inspections, assessments, and beneficiary selection & identification.

Conduct assessments on existing infrastructure and determine repair needs;

Project Planning.

Plan, coordinate, and organize workload while remaining aware of changes and competing deadlines;

Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments and meeting deadlines.

Contribute towards project planning and budgeting of construction activities.

Staff Management:

Establish, build and maintain an effective working relationship with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

Coordinate the works and activities of site staff and build teamwork

Consistently approaches work with energy and positive constructive attitudes.

Advise on the adequacy of safety measures at construction sites.

Financial management / Budget Monitoring & Control.

Ensure project run smoothly and work are completed within budget and on time.

Ensure cost effectiveness and oversee use of stocks.

Project Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting.

Weekly and monthly reporting of the construction progress to the Construction Engineer or his designate

Daily supervision and monitoring of the ongoing construction activities


Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor

Education, Qualifications & Technical Competencies.

A University Degree or Diploma in Construction, Building, Civil Engineering & ArchitectureAt least two (2) years of relevant experiencePrevious supervisory exposure as a works foreman/womanHave working knowledge of Computer Aided design (CAD) software; Computer proficiency; MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and, A valid riding permit


LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.  Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted