Assistant Clerk of Works

Date Posted: June 2, 2021, 5:52 a.m.

Job Description

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.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Cytonn via their career portal on

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