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Build It International is looking for a Site Agent based in Lusaka.

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Minimum: Advanced Certificate in Building Project Management.
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • High standards of workmanship and attention to detail
  • A valid, manual driving licence with no convictions is essential

A full job description and details on how to apply are available here: Site Agent job description 2018.

 

 

We are also looking for the following two positions based at our Centre for Excellence near Lusaka:

Temporary Trainer in Rough Carpentry

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Technical Diploma or Craft Certificate in Rough Carpentry
  • Diploma in teaching methodology from a recognised College
  • 5 years of experience in teaching Rough Carpentry

Details on the job description and how to apply are available here: Job Description Rough Carpentry Trainer Final

 

Temporary Trainer in Bricklaying and Plastering

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Technical Diploma or Craft Certificate in Bricklaying & Plastering
  • Diploma in teaching methodology from a recognised College
  • 5 years of experience in teaching Bricklaying & Plastering

Details on the job description and how to apply are available here: Job Description Bricklaying & Plastering Trainer Final

 

Volunteer opportunities

Construction Manager & Trainer based in Lusaka, Zambia

We are looking for an experienced construction manager (buildings) who is keen to share their expertise with young professionals in Zambia.

You will oversee our community buildings programme (schools and clinics), emphasising training and support for our site agents, to ensure the project is completed on time, to budget and to the required standard using our processes and procedures. We use these projects to train local people in basic construction skills and develop competent project managers.  We receive practical support from Gensler Architects and BuroHappold Engineering – our buildings are well designed and built.

Key criteria for this position include:

  • Construction Operations experience
  • Direct experience of all key aspects of project management
  • A relevant professional qualification and technical competence

This is a voluntary post (all expenses covered), based in Lusaka for one year (negotiable).

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, please contact the UK Build It office on +44 (0)1743 246317.

Job description and application details: Construction Manager and Trainer Job Description – January 2018

 

Finance and Administration

If you have skills in finance and administration and would like to join our small and dynamic team, please get in touch with the UK Build It office on +44 (0)1743 246317.