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AMREF Clerk of Works Job in Kenya

Clerk of Works (COW)

Reporting to the ASHA Project Manager, the Clerk of Works will be responsible for proper scoping of works and drive timely delivery of the construction project.

The COWs will be based at the project site at the AMREF International Training Centre on a full-time basis. 

He/she will ensure thorough familiarisation with all the relevant drawings and written instructions.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • To provide skilled supervisory of the contractor’s work during project implementation
  • To assist contractor to interpret correctly all contract documents (drawings, Bills of Quantities, instructions)
  • To monitor on-going works to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and effective use of resources.
  • To comply with standards, specifications, time schedules and safety requirements
  • To attend all site meetings convened by AMREF and the AE Service Provider
  • To compile and submit regular project monitoring reports on all construction works.
The ideal candidates will have a diploma in Building Construction or Civil Engineering with at least 7 year relevant work experience.   

S/he should have the knowledge of construction legal requirements and checking that the works comply with the requirement. 

S/he should have a working knowledge of health and safety legislation to bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of the person(s) concerned.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please quote reference number and send your details including remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to 

The Director of Human Resources, 
AMREF Headquarters 
by email to  

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  

We encourage those interested to send their applications by Friday 31 August 2012.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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