Assistant Clerk of Works

The Assistant Clerk of Works will work under the supervision of the Projects Manager to ensure that  the interests of Cytonn Real Estate are represented with regards to ensuring that the quality of both materials and workmanship are in accordance with the design information such as specification and engineering drawings, in addition to recognized quality standards


Coordinate, monitor and inspect construction works by contractors for assigned projects on behalf of the Cytonn Real Estate
Review contractor’s shop drawings and provide comments on conformance/non-conformance to architect
Act as liaison between architect and contractor
Conduct on-site observation and spot-checks of work in progress
Ensure contract compliance by the contractor, such as conducting tests specified in contract and installing materials/equipment as specified in contract, and report deficiencies to Project Manager, Architect and contractor
Provide reports on all on-site matters, including third-party inspections, progress, safety concerns, and causes for delay
To be responsible for the inspection of the workmanship and practices of contractors and/or crews engaged in construction
Maintain job-site files, documents, reports and daily log; prepare periodic reports for the project manager and the architect as required
Measure, record and prepare monthly reports of works executed on site with the supervision of the clerk of works.
Report the Defects on the construction works post the handover of project/phase and pursue for closure of all the defects with contractors
Assist Facility Management team in handover of units to the clients
Report and track all the DLP issues to Project Manager and Facility Manager
Review the contractor applications of Bill of Quantities
Any other duties as shall be assigned from time to time

A grade of C+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in mathematics and languages
Diploma or higher national diploma in Civil Engineering, building Construction, Quantity Surveying or Structural Engineering and above would be preferable or any other relevant building construction qualification. Registration at the Institute of Clerk of Works of Kenya will be an added advantage.
Work experience of 5 to 8 years in a busy mixed use development
Practical Knowledge of project plan development and implementation
An in-depth knowledge of the construction industry
A sound knowledge of building regulations
Responsible and work under pressure depending on site program deadline
Good organizational and project management skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and negotiating skills
Good written and oral communication skill
The ability to liaise with staff at all levels
The ability to meet targets
Innovative and solution oriented individuals

Working on diverse projects within the real estate sector thus integration of new technical know-how.

Site project management and experience.

Quality control and budgets for projects.


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About Cytonn Investments

Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.