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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE: Construction Supervisor oversees the construction of projects and monitors activities at worksites ensuring all rehabilitation/construction work is done according to design and BoQs, Supervising labourers work and their safety in the site. He/she will travel to the field for monitoring of construction project based on the plan and provide a comprehensive technical report and share with Project Manager in a timely manner. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES: Technical Engineering inputs:

  • Supervise rehabilitation / construction works (foremen and daily labourers) on day-to-day basis, building their capacity and providing on-site technical support to strengthen their skills. Support the WASH site Engineer to prepare BoQs and Drawings for water systems and sanitation facilities to be rehabilitated/constructed under the project. Explain details of drawing and BoQs to skilled labourers and contractors as well as timely monitoring of rehabilitation / construction works. Hiring of Foreman, daily Skilled and unskilled labourers as per needs. Ensure safety of materials and equipment during construction works. Provide proper documentation of construction works as well as labour timesheets. Check/supervise the quality of the rehabilitation / construction works and provide necessary on the job training for skilled labour (foremen and masons) and unskilled labour. Establishment a system of monitoring delivery and receipt of construction materials at the field level through maintaining the involvement of the target communities. Submission of technical check list of all construction materials considering quality and specification based on design requirements. Liaise with project WASH engineers, WASH advisor & relevant governmental authorities at the provincial level on construction/rehabilitation works. Develop and maintain good relationships and lines of communication with relevant local communities, explaining World Vision Afghanistan role as an NGO and liaising with them during all phases of the project. Take all the necessary measures in order to maintain positive working relationships and a good environment, upholding the rule of safety first in order to prevent accidents. Ensure all facilities rehabilitated/constructed are gender and disability inclusive (safe, provide for privacy, easily accessible and usable for both women and men, children and persons with disability).

Reporting planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Monitor and direct the project activities to meet the project objectives in terms of quality of work and within the agreed timelines. Work with Monitoring & Evaluation staff to regularly track and report on progress towards rehabilitation / construction of the project facilities under WASH and livelihood targets. Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports of construction activities to project manager on progress, gaps, obstacles and challenges of construction work on weekly, monthly & quarterly basis. Provide weekly movement plan and submit to the related department for further review and approval.
  • In collaboration with M&E Coordinator ensure the monitoring system and tools are developed and used to track the progress of project implementation and to capture learning.  Train the Development Workers on using the tools. Periodically update the Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs) of the project.


  • Adhere to WV Child and Adult Safeguarding policy and standards. Adhere to WV accountability standards. To be aware and prepared to implement WV Afghanistan Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs plan under the context of (Ghor and Faryab) interventions.


World Vision Afghanistan (WVA) has been working in Badghis, Herat and Ghor provinces for more than 15 years addressing health, education and livelihood and protection issues to improve the well-being of girls and boys. The relationship with the Afghanistan government at the national, provincial, district and village levels is very strong, as is the relationship with the communities in which WVA works. Together with the government and the communities in the target areas, WVA has been working to achieve its national strategy for improving the survival and wellbeing of Afghan girls and boys through building the foundation for a better future for them, their families, and their communities. There are five strategic sectors that World Vision Afghanistan is focusing upon in order to achieve this:  Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Education, Child Protection, WASH and Livelihoods. World Vision Afghanistan is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees, volunteers, and all its affiliates to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. WV takes diligent measures to screen out all people who might seek to use WV to harm children or adult beneficiaries, or whose past actions indicate an unacceptable risk of such harm.  Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedures include extensive identification checks and an appropriate criminal record/police background check and disclosure of criminal records prior to employment or engagement with WV in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

Job Requirements

Required Professional Experience:

  • Two years previous experience working with construction projects. Knowledge and experience in construction and excellent understanding of drawing details. Experience in management of private contractors and construction teams.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil engineering. Able to use Auto Cad & Water Gems engineering software. Ms. Office Applications

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Experience in WASH facility and livelihood construction structures’ survey and design is preferred.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement: Accessibility to the below mentioned areas/locations is required: Badghis (Qormach), Ghor(Lal, Firoozkoh, Sharahk, Pasaband), Faryab (Maiman city,Pashton Kot, & Qaisar)


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Years of Experience

Two years previous experience working with construction projects.


5 Months


As Per WVA Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

The application closing date is 05-Jan-2022. Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA1271) also avoid sending an attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test and interview. Local candidates are highly encouraged to apply.   را در عنوان ایمیل خود ذکر کنید (WVA1271) لطفا کد اعلان کاری

Applications with insufficient, incomplete and inconsistent information to make a determination will not be considered. Mobile:+93 799 838 452 ( “For those who may distribute our announcement in other social media (Facebook, Telegram, WhatsApp etc….), this is kindly asked to please copy the vacancy link from ACBAR job site and share it with your posts”. No translation to local language or edit of the vacancy is permitted.” : نوتلطفا سی وی خویش را بیشتر از یک بار ارسال ننمایید ارسال مکررسی وی تان به بست فوق باعث پرشدن صندق دریافت سی وی ها خواهد  شد و ما قادر نخواهیم بود تا سی  وی تانرا دانلودکنیم
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