RCMRD Clerk of Works Job in Kenya

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is an Intergovernmental organization which provides services in surveying, mapping, remote sensing, GIS and ICT to its Member States, partners and clients. It has twenty member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region.

Our Mission is to promote sustainable development in the member States through generation, application and dissemination of geo-information and allied ICT services, products and services.

RCMRD wishes to fill the following vacant positions:

Clerk of Works

Reporting to the Project Management Team, the Clerk of Works will be responsible for daily supervision of the RCMRD Complex construction.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare and participate at site hand over and supervision of site organization;
  • Daily supervision of Works;
  • Understand and coordinate with project manager on Administration of Building Contract, in accordance to Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseil ( FIDIC ) Red Book -Conditions of Contract for Construction For Building and Engineering works designed by the Employer (2017);
  • Attend and present COW weekly reports at regular site inspections and site meetings;
  • Ensure implementation of Site instructions;
  • Ensure that quality materials are used during construction;
  • Ensure that construction requirement and regulations including permits, safety, insurance etc are adhered to
  • Review Weekly construction project program and report to Project Manager;
  • Participate at all inspections and testing of the works;
  • Preparing a schedule of defects to be made good at the end of the defects liability period;
  • Participate in Commissioning and Handover of the project; and
  • Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum Qualification of KNEC ( HND ) in any of the following Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Civil engineering, Construction management;
  • Registered with National Construction Authority as supervisor;
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in dealing with projects of similar magnitude, value and scope;
  • Proficiency in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control, regulatory approvals etc

Required skills

  • Evidence of excellent technical capacity to ensure quality production.
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain an overview of entire projects while continuing to attend to detailed technicalities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Negotiating, supervisory and leadership skills

Applicants will be required to submit the following in their application:

  • A Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Membership of a professional Body ( Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Engineering )
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Two reference from Registered Architects.

Contract duration: One (1) year.

Construction drawing and other information may be obtained from the company website www.rcmrd.org


Salary Scale: The salary for the above position is consolidated at Kshs. 60,000 per month.

Interested candidates, who should be citizens of Kenya, should submit their applications, along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

Director General,
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development,
P.O Box 632, 00618, Roysambu, Kasarani,

Via e-mail: jobs@rcmrd.org so as to be received not later than 15th June, 2018.

RCMRD is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from suitably qualified female candidates and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged.

Please note that the Centre DOES NOT charge any fees during the recruitment process.

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Roysambu, Kasarani, Nairobi

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical, NGO and UN
Updated: May 23, 2018 — 12:03 pm