Jobs and volunteering

Job vacancies

Construction Manager and Trainer (Based in Lusaka, Zambia)

An exciting opportunity to oversee our construction programme in Zambia.  Based in Lusaka, you may travel to project sites anywhere in Zambia.

Qualifications and Work Experience to include:

  • At least 5 years professional experience including Construction Operations – overseeing multiple building projects
  • Qualifications in Construction Management
  • Direct experience of all key aspects of project management
  • Mentoring and training of junior construction management professionals
  • Experience of working in Sub-Saharan Africa an advantage but not essential

A full job description and details on how to apply are available here: Construction Manager and Trainer

 

Assistant Accountant (Based in Lusaka, Zambia)

To support the financial operations of Build It International and ensure timely, accurate financial information, including cash flow management.

Qualifications and work experience to include:

  • Minimum qualifications of ZICA Technician, CIMA Operational or ACCA Level 1
  • Experience in a similar role (minimum 2 years)
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills especially Excel and Word
  • Ability to grasp concepts and procedures quickly, working with a high degree of accuracy
  • Good command of written and spoken English

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Assistant Accountant-Job Profile-Final

 

Site Agent (Based in Lusaka, Zambia)

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 – August 2018.docx

 

Temporary Trainer in Rough Carpentry (Based at our Centre for Excellence, near Lusaka, Zambia)

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

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Job Description Rough Carpentry Trainer Final – August 2018

 

Temporary Trainer in Bricklaying and Plastering (Based at our Centre for Excellence, near Lusaka, Zambia)

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

A full job description and details on how to apply is available here: Job Description Bricklaying & Plastering Trainer Final – August 2018

 

Volunteer opportunities

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.

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The skills, experience and commitment of everyone involved with Build It is key to the success of the organisation

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