Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Site Assistant / Clerk of Works

Job Vacancy: Site Assistant / Clerk of Works
 
Very Urgent
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Industry: Manufacturing
 
Our client, a leading International telecommunication company that specializes in comprehensive range of building automation systems and HVAC products among others is seeking to recruit a Site Assistant / Clerk of Works.
 

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate should have/fulfil the following basic skills/requirements:
  • Attending to site meetings
  • Supervise construction works activities in accordance with the technical specifications
  • Approves construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases; obtaining approvals from buyers.
  • Leadership on site dealing skillfully and diplomatically by managing the requirements of a diverse range of people including Sr. management, assembly crew, clients, engineering professionals, sub-contractors etc.
  • Leadership on site dealing skillfully and diplomatically by managing the requirements of a diverse range of people including Sr. management, assembly crew, clients, engineering professionals, sub-contractors etc.
  • Ensuring workmanship quality and speed remain paramount to the success of all our projects
  • Dealing with the logistics of supplies
  • Establish & maintain high staff morale, model sound leadership and teamwork.
  • Be an advocate for homeowners and facilitate availability of services and materials.
  • Schedule delivery of needed materials and labor requests.
  • Ensure project proceeds in a timely manner.
  • Manage tool and materials inventory for each project. Ensure unused materials are accounted for and reported to the Director of Construction.
  • Complete necessary reports and meet at least weekly with Construction Director to discuss construction progress
Qualifications and Experience
  • Fluent and clear English speaking (knowledge of German is a plus, but not mandatory).
  • Reasonable good knowledge of Microsoft Office basic tools (Word, Excel, Power Point) for drafting letters, emails and other documents.
  • Good command and confidence with internet and Google search tools.
  • Good organization skills and time management.
  • Booking rooms and travel arrangements for local and expats.
  • Accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • Has to be prepared to live in the Suswa surrounding areas.
  • Previous experience with expats and site environment would be a very positive advantage.
  • In case of a lady, be discrete in the work place, demand respect from (most of male) colleagues in a site environment.
  • To be reliable and keep management issues under confidentiality.
  • Degree/Business administration or related field
  • Minimum 4 years of experience.
  • Should have self-motivated personality., and necessary ability to stay calm and tactful under pressure.
  • Proficient computer skills
  • experience with international travel bookings etc also an advantage
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good organization and prioritization skills
How to Apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to denny@flexi-personnel.com or before close of business 22nd November, 2017. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for and salary expectation on the subject line
 
NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement

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