Lutheran World Federation World
Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following
position to be based in Kakuma.
Clerk of Works
Assistant Clerk of Works will ensure that the interests of LWF are represented
with regards to confirming the quality of both materials and workmanship are in
accordance with the design information such as specifications and engineering
drawings, in addition to recognized quality standards.
The incumbent will report directly to
the Clerk of Works or his/her designate, while working closely on a daily basis
in collaboration with other LWF sectors.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure contract compliance by the
contractor, such as conducting tests specified in contract and installing
materials/equipment as specified in contract, and report deficiencies to
project manager, architect and contractor.
Provide reports on all on-site
matters, including third-party inspections, progress, safety concerns, and
causes for delay.
Review contract documents,
architectural drawings and specifications in order to maintain familiarity with
assigned projects and insure construction contractor full understands of
Maintain job-site files, documents,
reports and daily log; prepare periodic reports for COW and LWF as required.
Review requests for progress payments
submitted by construction contractor and forward with recommendations to COW
Leadership on site: Dealing
skillfully and diplomatically by managing the requirements of a diverse range
of people including senior management, assembly crew, clients, engineering
professionals, sub-contractors etc.
Conducting regular inspections to
construction projects at critical phases; obtaining approvals from buyers.
Ensuring workmanship quality and
speed remain paramount to the success of all our projects
Provide technical input regarding
design, construction, or modifications as required.
Must be able to check on the quality
and quantity of materials delivered on site and in the warehouse.
Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering/Building
and Construction from a recognized institution and
Two (2) years’ experience in Building
and construction work.
Proficiency in the use of design
software and Microsoft office and knowledge of applicable state and federal
Possess an understanding of
engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings as well as building
methods and elements of a projects Strong analytical,
High level of motivation, integrity,
commitment and professional responsibility.
Ability to tolerate cultural,
educational and religious diversity in the workplace.
Excellent communication, organization
and presentation skills.
Decisive individual with ability to
think analytically and creatively and rapidly address challenges on site.
LWF/WS is an equal opportunity
employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.
LWF/WS is a signatory to the Code of
Conduct for humanitarian agencies.
Our recruitment and selection
procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and
exploitation of beneficiaries.
How to Apply
Applications and detailed CV must
include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be
your supervisor in your current employment.
They should reach the undersigned by
close of business on 26th August, 2019.
The Human Resources Officer
Lutheran World Federation
P.O. Box 48, Kakuma,
OR email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short-listed candidates will be
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