Construction Coordinator, Malawi

Status: 
Accepting Applications
Schedule: 
Full time
Type: 
Global Volunteer
Compensation: 
Support-Raising
Department: 
International Office
Location: 
International
Contact Name: 
James Jackson
Summary: 
COTN seeks a Construction Coordinator to oversee and help construct our Secondary School in Malawi for approximately 12 months. This is an in-country position.
Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate with the local construction team and with sub-contractors
  • Transfer construction skills to national staff
  • Oversee materials and supplies, ensuring their use according to local and COTN standards
  • Ensure safe and stable construction
  • Report progress to COTN–Malawi Country Director and International Construction Manager
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Experience with housing or commercial construction projects, preferably in supervisory role
  • Knowledge of masonry, framing, electrical, foundation, plumbing
  • Good communication skills
  • Architectural knowledge, particularly ability to read building plans (but not mandatory)
  • Ability to work in flexible environment
  • Patience