CONSTRUCTION SITE COORDINATOR

All Hands and Hearts

All Hands Volunteers and Happy Hearts Fund initially joined forces in Nepal in 2015 to rebuild disaster-resilient schools in the wake of the devastating Earthquake. Recognizing the synergy that could come from combining these two strong and disaster-focused nonprofits, David Campbell and Petra Nemcova led efforts to combine around the “Smart Response” motto. In fall 2017, they announced their two…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Sindhuli
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : High School
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    Posted Date : Sep 05, 2022

Job Description

All Hands and Hearts is a disaster relief nonprofit. Our program bases are located in the communities we serve, and staff members live in communal environments. Understand your responsibility for the safety of yourself and for those around you. Make yourself aware of, and comply with all safety protocols (including COVID-19), which may differ between locations, based on local risk assessment and local regulations. 

Vaccination is required in all in-person work environments including program bases, offices, and team meetings. We will always provide an option for travel-exempt folks to join these meetings and events virtually, to ensure we are providing an inclusive and accessible environment for people who are unvaccinated, vaccinated and at high risk, or avoiding in person events out of concern for others in their circle.

Must be able to secure and maintain appropriate visas.

The start date for this position is November 10, 2022.

Position Purpose

A versatile position within a dynamic nonprofit that provides relief to survivors of natural disasters. The position is full-time and is responsible for managing the project workflow and ensuring the quality and safety of all work carried out.

To us, diversity is acknowledgment, promotion, and celebration of our differences and similarities. All racial identities, ethnicities, sexes, nationalities, gender identities and expressions, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientations, ages, spiritualities (or lack thereof), points of view, and socioeconomic statuses can fit in with us. Through our stance on diversity, we unite individuals from around the world and serve communities affected by disasters with purpose. Response, recovery, resilience and renewal are why we exist—yet, it’s respect for humanity that drives us forward every day. Everyone is welcome.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to  Project Manager
  • Roles reporting to position  Site Supervisor, Site Supervisor Trainee, Team Leaders
  • The approximate number of reports  2-6

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for managing the construction site(s), ensuring efficiency, quality control and dividing the tasks among local workers and volunteers as necessary.
  • Liaises with the Volunteer Relations Coordinator and Logistics Coordinator to manage workflow and ensure there are sufficient people to meet the demands of the work.
  • In communication with the Project Manager, develops an agreed set of safety and quality standards and design site protocols, in accordance with All Hands And Hearts Safety Management System, to ensure these standards are maintained.
  • Provides on-site technical support and guidance to Site Supervisor (SS) and Site Supervisor Trainees (SST). Supports Project Manager in implementing and mentoring SS and SST through their training program.
  • Provides on-site technical support to Team Leaders and develops a training program to build capacity in Team Leaders.
  • Develops weekly updated forecasts of project schedule based on progress, targets, and deliverables.
  • Liaises with the Logistics Coordinator to manage workflow and ensure there are sufficient resources (materials, tools, equipment, subcontractors) to meet demands of the work.
  • Maintains accurate tracking systems of work completed, current progress and the site deliveries.
  • Supports the Project Manager in delivering weekly and monthly project reports to the Program Director.
  • We understand vaccination is the best way to protect our beneficiaries, community members, staff and volunteers, therefore we require all of our on program staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To be considered for this position you must be fully vaccinated.  Subject to applicable guidance, the term fully vaccinated currently refers to when an individual has received either a single-shot vaccine or both doses of a two-shot vaccine, and two weeks have elapsed since the final dose.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Financial Responsibilities 

  • Is this position responsible for the operating budget of the associated department? No
  • Does this position have any other financial responsibilities? No

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Education  High School Diploma or equivalent. Education in Construction and Building Trades preferred.
  • Related Experience  Must have a minimum of 2-year professional construction experience. Experience managing logistics and/or in a development setting preferred. Previous international travel experience, preferably in developing countries.
  • Special Competencies/Certifications  Must be able to secure and maintain appropriate visas. Good written and oral communication skills and confidence working with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel. The applicant needs to be well organized and have a flexible approach to managing multiple tasks and prioritizing them appropriately. Strong leadership skills with a proactive approach to identifying and solving problems. The individual is able to manage a large workload and perform in a fast-paced environment. The familiarity of international humanitarian standards including Sphere and HAP.
  • Work Environment/Conditions  Communal living environment. High-stress situations.

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