Construction Foreman (six months contract)

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Construction Foreman (six months contract) :

  • Filabusi
  • Full Time

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following post:

Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As a matter of policy, all applicants are expected to have passes in Ordinary Level English Language and Mathematics.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans.
Ensure that teams work together to deliver quality to strict deadlines.
Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew.
Allocate general and daily responsibilities.
Ensure manpower and resources are adequate.
Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met.
Supervise the use of machinery and equipment.
Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget.
Resolve construction problems when they arise.
Report on progress to Projects Officer etc.

Qualifications and Experience

A journeyman class 1 in bricklaying.
A qualification in Civil Engineering or related field will be an added advantage.
Experience and Qualities
At least five (5) years post qualification experience in the construction industry.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to keep track of multiple projects.
In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines.
Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems.
Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints.
Excellent organisational and leadership skills.
Ability to communicate and report effectively.
Aptitude in mathematics.
Problem-solving abilities.

How to Apply

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.


Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to [email protected] or hand delivered to:

Deputy Registrar

Human Resources Section

Gwanda State University

Epoch Mine Campus

P O Box 30


The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 17 September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Gwanda State University

Gwanda State University is a state higher education institution that is in Gwanda, Zimbabwe. The university is temporarily at the former Epoch Mine in Gwanda whilst construction takes place. The ma...

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