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Clerk of Works Jobs in Dadaab Refugee Camp Kenya

Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following positions to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp.

Please note that this is a short term contract that runs till 31st December but with probability of renewal depending on the workload and availability of funds.

Clerk of Works

2 Positions

The Clerk of Works will be reporting to the Construction Officer or his designate.

Duties and responsibilities, include but not limited to the following:
  • Ensuring proper implementation of funded activities in accordance with approved work plans, budgets and regulations of LWF/DWS with partners & donors.
  • Prepare, interpret and share with construction officer sketches for building designs and drawings for all construction works at camp level.
  • Providing Bills of quantities and other estimate costs for all constructions, the purposes of budgeting.
  • Keep construction officer posted on the progress of shelter implementation through regular updates.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports detailing the progress and achievement of project.
  • Responsible for other duties as delegated/assigned by the supervisor or designate
  • Support the construction officer at camp level in facilitating the activities of all the other sectors in matters pertaining to construction of infrastructure and the built environment.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to them by the construction officer or designate.
Professional Qualifications
  • Degree in BSc. Civil & Structural Engineering/Water & Sanitation engineering.
  • Computer literacy in MS office suit, Internet, AUTO CAD + any other structural analysis soft ware
  • Arch CAD.
  • Professional experience working with international organizations/ NGO and experience of humanitarian principles, SPHERE and UNHCR standards and field security protocols and procedures.
  • Minimum of two years experience of construction supervision in a humanitarian emergency set up is an added advantage
Personal Attributes
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Able to work in a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, tight deadlines and adverse climate
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and quick response experiences in humanitarian contexts.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 

LWF/DWS 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

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment.

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 21st October, 2011

Human Resources Officer, Lutheran World Federation,
P.O Box 40870-00100,

Or e-mail to

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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