Construction Assistant Job in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

Designing/Scoping of GV Construction Builds

  • Designing architectural drawings for the GV related drawings
  • Preparation of material schedules for GV builds.
  • Assist estimating GV related bills of quantity/ quotation for constructions.

Mobilizing Stakeholders for GV Construction Builds

  • Prepare various requisition for the GV builds.
  • Mobilizing PSC and other local stakeholders for the GV builds.
  • Preparing and coordinating signing for GV artisan/masons’ contracts.
  • Ensuring all setting out works are done before actual commencement of GV builds.
  • Making sure that GV programs construction materials are received on site, kept safely, and always maintain track of the same.
  • Assisting in procurement of GV construction materials by preparing timely goods order requests to ensure there are delays.

Supervision/implementation of GV Construction Builds

  • Supervision and coordination of GV construction works.
  • Monitoring and inspecting major project milestones together with county staff department of housing.

Reporting on GV Construction Builds

  • Prepare, submit timely GV related payment requisitions which include PSC transport, water vendors service, tools & equipment transport service, artisans progress payments, contractors, drillers, and any other related services related to construction works.
  • Maintain GV project specific document files for all projects.
  • Coordination of GV houses completion inspection with various county department to obtain completion/occupation certificates.
  • Maintain and keep detailed records of all aspects of the works related to GV Construction Builds and provide timely reports to the Construction Supervisor
  • Keeping track of all GV construction HFHK tools and equipment and materials inventory.
  • The construction assistant shall perform any other duty as will be assigned by the Construction supervisor.

Key Performance

  • Number of projects successfully constructed to completion.
  • Number of community infrastructure constructed to completion.
  • Number of timely weekly and monthly donor progress and completion reports submitted to CS.
  • Number of timely goods orders raised.
  • Number of quality architectural and bill of quantities produced.


  • Diploma/Degree in building, Architecture, Construction Management, civil engineering or any other equivalent.

Knowledge And Skills

  • Working knowledge of MS-Office computer packages.
  • AutoCAD/ArchiCAD computer skills added advantage.
  • An excellent command of English and Swahili.
  • Good report writing and donor presentation skills.
  • Good management and co-ordination skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.
  • Good coordination and project monitoring skills.
  • Thorough method of working with ability to work under pressure to pursue multiple tasks simultaneously to successful conclusions.
  • Ability to live and work in an isolated area and in conditions of limited comfort.


  • At least three years’ work experience in equivalent position.
  • Previous work experience in an NGO or Not-For-Profit sector is an added advantage.

Other Information

  • Willing to uphold Christian principles of HFH Kenya
  • Ability to work long and odd hours, including weekends.
  • Confidentiality
  • Honesty
  • High levels of integrity

How To Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please submit your CV& Motivation letter as a single file to:

Indicate in the subject of the email: Construction Assistant Send your application to