Construction Project Manager

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

Médecins Sans Frontières

All year long, MSF is recruiting international staff in its pools. The international staff will be matched in countries according to her/hir competencies and according to the needs in the field.

The Construction project manager is one of them.

As a Construction project manager, you will plan and coordinate construction and rehabilitation projects, particularly on hospital structures. You will also be responsible for the construction site supervision.


  • Participate in project evaluation, design and development
  • Ensure that construction activities comply with local construction practices and MSF standards
  • Coordinate purchase orders, check materials are in stock and control warehouse inventory
  • Organise and prepare budgets associated with construction activities (e.g. prepare invoices, anticipate the cash flow needed for monthly payments)
  • Monitor the progress of constructions and contribute to monthly reports
  • Provide safety equipment for those working in construction to ensure the safety of workers
  • Manage, train and supervise the construction team through activities such as capacity-building, briefing/debriefing and evaluation of staff
  • Provide technical support and coaching to logistics staff


  • Relevant qualification (e.g. engineering, construction or architecture)
  • At least two years’ relevant professional experience
  • Experience of construction work, follow-up and site supervision
  • IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and/or French; any other languages are an asset (Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian)
  • Available for a minimum of six months
  • Commitment to MSF’s work and values
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to work in all kinds of contexts worldwide, including unstable areas
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Self-driven with a solution-orientated approach
  • Ability to train others


  • Experience working in developing countries
  • People management experience

How to apply

Closing date: 17-Feb-23