Management Sciences for Health

Site Engineers

Job ID
# of Positions
GEN (General)
A516 - Malawi ONSE
Application Due Date
Reports To
Construction Manager


The Site Engineer will be the main technical adviser on a construction site to subcontractors, crafts people and operatives, conducting condition assessment of buildings for renovations and preparing bills of quantities. Checking plans, drawings, and surveying the site. Ensuring that all materials used and work performed is as per specifications.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Act as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.
  • Conduct condition assessment of buildings for renovations and preparing bills of quantities.
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Ensure that all materials used and work performed is as per specifications.
  • Oversee selection and requisition of materials and plant
  • Manage, monitor and interpret contract design documents
  • Liaise with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.
  • Plan the work and efficiently organizing the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Oversee quality control and health and safety matters on site.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • 5 years’ experience in Renovation Work especially Health facilities a Must
  • 5 years’ Experience in Construction and Installation of Prefabricated Buildings.
  • Experience with USAID or Donor funded Projects will be an added advantage
  • Team Player
  • Be prepared to work under pressure
  • Self-starter.

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit concise and well thought out application letters that clearly demonstrate attainment of the relevant experience and qualifications outlined above. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, with telephone contacts and three traceable referees of which one must be a previous supervisor.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Construction Manager
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