Clerk of Works Job Placement – SteadFin Uganda SACCO Ltd

Job
Title:          Clerk of Works

Organisation: SteadFin
Uganda SACCO Ltd

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Chairman,
Project Steering Committee

About US:

SteadFin Uganda
SACCO Ltd is a registered Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (STEADFIN)
with over 600 active members who are largely staff, retirees, and affiliates of
the U.S. Mission agencies in Uganda. The SACCO’s prime objective is to mobilize
and invest members’ savings through the provision of different loan products to
its members, and the investment of members’ savings in profitable business
ventures.

Job Summary:  The Clerk of Works will assess works
undertaken, monitor and inspect construction work, record progress, carry out
handover procedures, and ensure compliance with contract documents,
construction regulations and best practice.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise all civil works including deep excavations, setting out
    and builders works ensuring that the approved method statements and
    directives from the consultants and KCCA are followed.
  • To report any variations in both the Civil, Electrical and
    Mechanical works in detail stating the BOQ specifications and what is
    being supplied.
  • To liaise between the team of consultants including the Architects,
    Structural Engineers,
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, Land Surveyors and the Contractor
    to ensure that no changes or alterations are made to the design without
    approval.
  • To provide SteadFin with a daily report of all civil works executed
    on site and all issues arising from the day’s works, following up approval
    of samples and issuing approved verified instructions.
  • To review all payment certificates to ensure that the quantities
    match to the values claimed by the contractor/sub-contractors highlighting
    any discrepancies and over payments.
  • To ensure that works are executed in compliance with the relevant
    building and employment laws/ regulations.
  • Ensure materials delivered are as per specifications and tests are
    carried out according to the BS standards and regulations as per the
    consultants recommendations.
  • To proactively manage health, safety d environmental (HSE) aspects
    and to engage contractor to ensure compliance with the set HSE standards.
  • Act as Secretary to construction site meetings.
  • To build a good relationship with the construction team, and be
    dedicated to getting things done right-first-time, saving time and money.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Civil Engineering or
    construction management or Higher Diploma in Building and Civil
    Engineering from a recognized academic institution with at least 5 years
    work experience
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical works.
  • Must have worked on a multi-storey structure of at least 3 –
    levels worth at UGX 500M and should be conversant with HSE & EMMP
    standards
  • Computer skills especially AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel and MS
    Project.
  • A high sense of ethics and integrity.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical decision-making skills
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

How to Apply:

All candidates who
so wish to join SteadFin Uganda SACCO Ltd in the aforementioned capacity should
submit CV, cover letter and copies of certificates through the email address:
applications@steadfin.com 

Deadline: 5th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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