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Job Summary

The Construction Supervisor shall be responsible for planning, directing, and implementing all site construction work.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements


Gross salary of ksh. 50,000 to 60,000


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deployment of various site temporary employees and casual handymen.
  • Allocation / assignment of works to various people in piecework measures.
  • Ensuring works are done efficiently guaranteeing effective quality control.
  • Review daily site attendance register and division of labour works and sign off.
  • Review and be accountable for daily equipment, tools, protective clothing and sign off.
  • Ensuring cost control mechanisms are put in place at all times.
  • Preparation of materials requisitions and submission to the procurement officer.
  • Authorize any purchase meant for the site that he is responsible for.
  • Ensure that requisition books, goods received note is filled and signed off for all materials bought and delivered at the site.
  • Review of works programme and ensuring it is followed to the letter
  • Providing overall leadership of the site team thus will undertake all execution, supervision and leadership of the project team.
  • Briefing the head office on the projects progress and key material and resource requirements.
  • Managing day to day operations and administrative issues relating to the project.
  • General project management and site supervision including time and quality control.
  • Ensuring health, security and safety of site staff as well as security materials and other resources
  • Supervising the various component leads/supervisors to ensure that each of them is on top of the issues and no part of the project suffers lags.
  • Overseeing the various components of the project to ensure concurrent project progression.
  • Liaising with the client representatives at every stage of the project and briefing them on milestone issues.
  •  Inspecting all materials going into the project, the workmanship and practices of contractors and/or crews engaged in construction
  • Assisting in interpreting provisions of contracts, plans, specifications, and designs
  •  Ensuring that construction work schedules are maintained
  • To be responsible for continuous inspection during construction and to ensure adherence to all building codes, plans, specification, and allotted budget;
  • Monitoring the continuous inspection of workman ship, materials, and methods
  •  Reviewing requests by the architects and contractors for changes in the plans in accordance with delegated authority
  • To be responsible for following the construction budget in conjunction with the architects
  •  Giving initial approval to vouchers for payment to various professionals and casual employees engaged on the project.
  • To attend various meetings and submit written progress reports.
  • Providing a daily report on material
  • Advice the management on taking of a disciplinary action for misconduct at the site.;


·         Diploma/degree in Building Technology, or its equivalent from a recognized institution

·         At least 5 years in a management position at a busy construction site.

·         Prior experience having worked with projects worth KES 100M and above.

·         Numeracy skills to handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role.

·         A thorough technical understanding of building construction methods

·         Possess business etiquette with a strong work ethic, high level of honesty/integrity, results-oriented, ability to deliver under pressure

·         Ability to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes



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