AFRAA Clerk of Works Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Clerk of Works
 
Duty Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  
The
African Airlines Association (AFRAA) invites applications from suitably
qualified candidates for the position of Clerk of works for a land
development project it wishes to undertake in its Nairobi head-office,
Kenya. 
The
Clerk of works will oversee the quality and safety of work on the
construction site, making sure that building plans and specifications
are being followed correctly.
 

 

The
African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is a non-profit regional trade
organisation whose membership comprises airlines registered in African
States.
It’s
aimed at promoting the development of safe, reliable, economical and
efficient air transport services to, from, within and through Africa and
to foster closer commercial and technical cooperation among members.

Overall Responsibilities 
  • Perform regular inspections of the work on site, comparing completed work with drawings and specifications. 
  • Measure work done in conjunction with contractor and validate these for purposes of valuation of project. 
  • Measure and sample building materials to check on quality. 
  • Recording results in site log book. 
  • Identify defects and suggest corrective action. 
  • Liaise with other construction staff, such as contractors, engineers and surveyors. 
  • Monitor and report progress to construction managers, architects and clients. 
  • Supervise the workforce on the building site during the project.
Minimum Qualifications 
  • BSc Civil Engineering or Diploma Civil Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Experience in project management. 
  • 5 Years’ experience in a busy construction environment. 
  • Computer literate and proficient in using standard office computer software applications.
  • National of the Republic of Kenya with a successful track record.
Competencies 
  • High integrity 
  • Ability to pay attention to detail 
  • An in-depth knowledge of the construction industry 
  • A sound knowledge of Building Regulations
  • Good organizational and project management skills 
  • Good problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills 
  • Good written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to liaise with staff at all levels 
  • A good level of fitness and a head for heights 
  • Ability to meet targets and enforce strict deadlines from stakeholders 
  • Sound interpersonal skills 
  • Team player
How to Apply
 
Applications can be submitted either electronically or by courier and clearly marked “Confidential and Personal”.
 
i.
Applications together with attachments, references and a motivation
letter for the post should be sent electronically to:
echingosho@afraa.org and CC: rmbugua@afraa.org

ii. Applications via courier together with attachments, references and a motivation letter for the post should be addressed to:

The Secretary General
African Airlines Association
AFRAA Building
Off Mombasa & Red Cross Roads
P. O. Box 20116 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Application deadline: 29 July 2016

The
African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is an equal opportunity employer
offering employment without regard to colour, religion or gender.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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