Construction Engineer Job Vacancy: Plan Ghana

Posted on :

28 Dec, 2011

Category :

Construction Jobs in Ghana

Plan Ghana an international child centered community development organization is implementing the Ghana Transition and Persistence (TAP) project funded by USAID, and has a vacancy for the recruitment of dynamic and results oriented persons to fill the positions listed below from January 2012 to August 2013.

Job Purpose:
To oversee all the construction and equipping of schools and support facilities for 156 Junior High Schools under Component 1 of the Ghana TAP project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, oversight, and monitoring of school construction activities;
  • Oversee construction contractors and architectural supervision firms;
  • Supervises and manages the performance of five Construction Technicians
  • Provide technical support and coordinate capacity building training to School Management Committees (SMCs) on procurement and construction management;
  • Ensure environmentally sustainable and structurally sound construction materials and techniques;
  • Manage the selection of building contractors and the procurement of construction materials and equipment;
  • Monitor construction sites to ensure construction quality and also contractors working on the project;
  • Provide detailed and accurate written reports to fulfill project technical requirements;
  • Coordinate joint activities with the Chief Of Party and the Eduction Specialist;
  • Lead Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and oversee compliance with mitigation measures
  • Prepares Environmental Mitigation Monitoring Plan and checklist in compliance with the requirements
  • Develops Environmental Review Form and screens sub-grant proposals to ensure that funded proposals will have no adverse impact on the environment
  • Fulfill Plan’s Child Protection policy at all times to protect children from all forms of abuse


Required Skills or Experience



  • At least Masters degree in Construction/Civil Engineering, or related field
  • Trained in environmental impact assessment
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in all aspects of construction management in Ghana

Skills specific to the post:

  • Proven solid construction oversight; Good leadership; Analytical; Good communications; Excellent report writing; Strong team-building; Strong negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills. Proficient in Microsoft applications and use of relevant software and other applications


How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications with a comprehensive CV to:

The People and Culture Manager
Plan Ghana
Office Location: NO. 10 Yiyiwa Street, Abelenkpe
E-mail: [email protected]

Plan is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the protection of children and gender equity and our recruitment procedure reflect this

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