Cytonn Investments – Clerk of Works Manager

  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Job Category:   Clerk Of Works
  • Closing Date:   April 28th, 2017
  • Location:   Nairobi

Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – 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. We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.

The Senior clerk of work will 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.


  1. Report to Project Managers on coordination and supervision of Clerk of Works to ensure that they are in accordance with work procedures, time, and quality requirement
  2. Prepare proposals on standardisation of reporting modes and reporting channels across projects
  3. In charge of handling CoW department meetings and escalating any matters affecting the said staff to the PM’s/management
  4. Prepare standard templates for recording of daily site resource logs like equipment, labour, safety, materials Etc In conjunction with the Pm team
  5. Organise and coordinate relevant trainings for CoW
  6. Oversee works at all active sites on behalf of Cytonn Real Estate
  7. Review daily and weekly Clerk of Work reports
  8. Ensure job-site files, documents, reports and daily logs are well maintained; prepare periodic reports for the Senior Project manager as required
  9. Review contractor shop drawings and provide comments on conformance/non-conformance to architect
  10. Conduct on-site observation and spot-checks of work in progress
  11. Ensure contractors adhere to contract terms and specifications and reporting any deficiencies to the PM
  12. To be responsible for the inspection of the workmanship and practices of contractors and/or crews engaged in construction
  13. Attend site meetings as a Cytonn Real Estate representative or in conjunction with Project Manager
  14. Receive, record, present for architect approval, and maintain custody of samples submitted by construction contract
  15. Review requests for payments submitted by contractor and forward with recommendations to Architect
  16. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  1. A grade of C+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
  2. Diploma or higher national diploma in Civil Engineering, building Construction or Structural Engineering would be preferable. and above or any other relevant qualification. Registration at the Institute of Clerk of Works of Kenya will be an added advantage
  3. Practical Knowledge of project plan development and implementation
  4. At least 10 years of experience with a preference for managing big projects
  5. An in-depth knowledge of the construction industry
  6. A sound knowledge of building regulations
  7. Responsible and work under pressure depending on site program deadline
  8. Good organisational and project management skills
  9. Excellent problem-solving skills
  10. Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  11. Good written and oral communication skills
  12. The ability to liaise with staff at all levels
  13. The ability to liaise with staff at all levels
  14. The ability to meet targets
  15. Innovative and solution oriented individuals

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