Site Manager


Required languages
English (minimum B2 level)

Type of contract
Paid - 6 months / 1 year

Necessary requirements
10 years of previous experience in the same role; ability to manage a construction site

Are you interested?
Read the full Job Description; if you are qualified, please apply online.

The site manager will work as on-site head, reporting to EMERGENCY’s Building Division at its Italian HQ. They will manage a team made up of international and local technicians, supporting them and overseeing their work.


On 10 February 2017 at Entebbe, Gino Strada and Renzo Piano laid the first stone of EMERGENCY’s new project in Uganda, together with President Museveni and Minister of Health Ruth Aceng. The centre for excellence in paediatric surgery is being built on the shores of Lake Victoria, 35 km from the capital Kampala. In October the foundations were dug and they began raising the building.


The primary tasks and responsibilities of the site manager are:

  • running of the site;
  • managing contracts with local and Italian businesses;
  • controlling and managing the work schedule;
  • managing the various firms and teams on the site;
  • planimetric and altimetric tracking;
  • dealing with potential new developments and modifications in the project;
  • monitoring the budget.


  • certificate in geometry or structural technician certificate and degree in engineering or architecture;
  • at least 10 years’ previous experience in site management for a construction firm (not works management);
  • ability to manage an international team of workers;
  • previous experience in managing staff in a foreign country;
  • good knowledge of English (minimum B2 level).


One year living abroad, including a paid holiday period to be arranged with the Coordinator.


For further information and inquiries (not for applications): To apply, please complete the on-line application form: applications sent to this e-mail account will not be considered.

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