Clerk of Works Jobs – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Clerk
of Works

Organization: Mengo

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Hospital

About US:

Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Clerk of Works will be responsible for
the day-to-day supervision of the hospital project works. Role holder shall be
responsible for managing quality during construction, adherence to approved
construction practices and reporting on the level of deployment of the
contractor s personnel and consultant s site team. The Clerk of works is to
maintain full time presence on site, and will directly report to the Hospital
Administrator on the daily progress of works at assigned sites and locations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Inspecting the work on site and comparing it with drawings and
    specifications. Inspections could be at heights or underground and may
    include specialized aspects of construction
  • Measuring and sampling building materials to check their quality,
    identify any defects and suggest ways to correct them. Ensure that only
    the approved materials are used during constructions
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress to supervisor and management,
    managers, architects and clients.
  • Keeping detailed records and accurately reporting to supervisor as
    may be required, on pertinent issues.
  • Liaising with contractors, engineers and surveyors
  • Checking that standards, building regulations, health and safety and
    legal requirements are met
  • You may be based at one site for the duration of a project, or
    travel between sites to carry out inspections and meet contractors.
  • Verification of quantifies of materials received on site and used on
    the project by signing on the site delivery notes
  • Ensure proper handling and storage materials on site by the
  • Monitor and ensure that the required standards of quality and
    accuracy of work and materials are maintained.
  • Monitor that all construction work is accomplished as required in
    accordance with the approved work program, and where not, the causes of
    delays are recorded, and report timely to Hospital Administrator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold an ordinary diploma in Construction, Civil
    and Building Engineering, or related course. A higher diploma or degree in
    the same fields will be added advantage
  • At least five years of working experience in supervision of works
    related to big construction projects
  • Should be proficient in writing and fluent speaking in English
  • Must have experience of working in Uganda
  • Good interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.
  • A proven integrity record

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts details (email and
telephone) of three (3) Professional referees electronically by filling a form
on our website at the link below;


Deadline: 2nd August 2019

Please Note:

  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be

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