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25 May 2023

Construction Site Engineer at Afriprecast Ltd

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Job Description

AFRIPRECAST Ltd is Rwanda’s first Precast Concrete Manufacturing Factory. A professional company that brings uniqueness and diversity in architectural and structural building solutions, providing clients with the best quality products. Afriprecast Ltd was established to support real estate and construction sectors in Rwanda, by manufacturing quality concrete products used in the construction industry. Precast technology provides solutions to challenges in construction industry such as reducing the time taken to deliver projects, improving on efficiency and reducing overall construction costs through quality products.


Job Title: Construction Site Engineer

Department:      Project Management

Location: Head Office, City of Kigali/ Kicukiro- Masaka

Reporting To: Project Manager

Job Grade: H5


The purpose of this role is to supervise and oversee the direction of the project, establish time tables, and determine labors and material costs.

He is responsible of ensuring the project is completed on budget and within scope, they should be involved in hiring and managing sub-contractors and employees as well as to  ensure all aspects of the project planning, distributing resources, time management, risk management, creating bench marks, managing the budget, managing staff and managing relationships with key stakeholders.



  • Should carefully plan out each stage of the project in order to ensure successful completion.
  • To ensure all works are done on time and within the project budget.

Creating benchmarks

  • To estimate a project timeline, budget and the efficiency of its progress.
  • To establish benchmarks/check points to evaluate and determine project health

Time management

  • To keep the project schedule at the forefront.
  • To prioritize your task list
  • To communicate clearly and effectively
  • To use the right tools.
  • To estimate the duration of each step of the project in order to prevent delays due to human error.
  • To develop, maintain, evaluate and re-adjust a schedule as necessary to ensure timely delivery of the final project.
  • To track and monitor project progress.

Risk management

  • Assessing and minimizing risk
  • Making Safety inspections and ensure construction and site safety
  • Addressing and reporting safety concerns in a timely manner

Distributing resources

  • To allocate resources and ensure that there are no shortages.
  • To be able to manage any alterations made to the project scope and adjust the overall plan to accommodate for these changes.

Managing the budget

  • To maintain and adhere to project budget
  • Review progress and liaise with Quantity Surveyors to monitor costs
  • To select tools and materials
  • To manage the financial plan and consistently evaluate the project.
  • To inform their team about forecasts, keep an eye on the budget and be prepared for unplanned costs.

Managing and proper communication with staff

  • To coordinate and supervise construction workers
  • To coordinate employee schedules, ensuring adequate coverage
  • To conduct staff performance reviews
  • To delegate tasks as needed
  • To consistently inform staff of the project details and evaluate the effectiveness of a project plan with employees.

Managing relationships with key stakeholders

  • Liaising with Consultant, Client, other Construction Professionals such as Sub-Contractors and, sometimes, members of the public
  • Answer inquiries from potential project partners
  • To communicate the progress and health of the project with key stakeholders and clients
  • To maintain relationships with third-party sources, such as sub-contractors to ensure that they have the resources available to complete a project.

Quality Control

  • To ensure that Project’s Specifications and requirements are met
  • To maintain Quality Control procedures

Conflict Management

  • To find ways to prevent problems and to solve any that crop up
  • To solve the underlying problem, not the symptom


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering/Construction management.
  • A good extensive previous work experience in construction management or another similar role that involves managing project including budgets for construction of relevant field.
  • Require 5 years or more in management of a construction site or similar projects
  • Professional certification and Registration with Professional body is required
  • Excellent knowledge of construction materials and equipment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS Project
  • Able to plan ahead with construction and project management software program
  • Good experience in conflict resolution and conflict management experience
  • Able to multitask with a strong understanding of core manager duties.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation skills.
  • Ability to lead teams and empower staff

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, and updated CV all along in one PDF Document- via email only to: [email protected]   with the Position applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 7th, June, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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