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Monday, June 26, 2017

Clerk of Works Job at Africa Wildlife Foundation ( AWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Clerk of Works

Jobs at:
Africa Wildlife Foundation ( AWF )

Deadline of this Job:
July 7, 2017

Duty Station:
Kidepo, Uganda

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Job details:
For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African Conservation and sustainable development. As part of its efforts to provide access to quality Education to rural schools, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) aims to build modern “campuses” that are thoughtfully conceived, designed, and constructed. To achieve this, AWF is seeking a qualified Clerk of Works, to live onsite and act as AWF's representative in the day-to-day project management for its new school in Kidepo, Uganda. The position will report to Infrastructure and Design Manager, Classroom Africa and will be based in Kidepo, Uganda.
Key Responsibilities
  • Review contract documents to ensure contractors have full understanding of documents
  • Act as liaison between the supervising consultants and contractor
  • Supervise and control of quality of materials, workmanship and execution
  • Review and report on the contractor's health and safety plans, inclusive of adherence to national worker
  • related laws, local bye laws and regulations, and ensure compliance
  • Prepare and maintain on site a log of all samples required for the works
  • Review as-built drawings to ensure they are consistent with the works executed on site
  •  Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or Degree in Civil Engineering or construction management from a recognized academic institution; Higher Diploma holders should have at least 5 years of experience in supervising building construction works including at least four years of drafting experience
  • Degree holders applying for this position must present evidence of having attained an ordinary or higher diploma and have at least 3 years work experience
  • Ability to work in a rural setting
  • Computer skills especially AutoCAD, MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-Project
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical works
  • Ability to ride a motorbike
Job application procedure
Interested candidates are invited to access full job description and apply through  Please send a cover letter, your detailed CV as a single PDF document indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees with the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: July 7, 2017 '