6 Clerk of Works USAID Project Job Opportunities – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth International
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About US:
International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years in over
100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the
systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they
need to thrive.
 IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term
social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy,
strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global
health and committed to excellence.
 About the Project:
USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) supports the
Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and
utilization of high-quality health services in 25 districts in Eastern Uganda
and 5 in Karamoja Sub-Region. The district support will be achieved through
strengthening of health systems, improving the quality of integrated HIV/AIDS,
TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), Reproductive Health (RH), Nutrition
and Malaria Services; increasing availability of, access to, and demand for
these services with attention to equity and undeserved populations. RHITES-E
plans to support the districts mentioned below to improve health facility
infrastructure with key focus on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, including:
Antenatal care units, Maternity, Operating theaters, Latrines and Waste
management facilities.
mobilized funds to undertake minor renovation works at selected sites in the
activity districts.
Job Summary:  The clerk of work will work under the
technical supervision of RHITES-E’s Renovations Engineer and Cluster Technical
Managers to support the execution of minor renovation works at the above
selected sites in the districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Support the Renovations Engineer in following
up with Health facility to ensure the site is readied for renovation works –
meaning all movable items are to be removed and handed over to the health
facility in-charge; and that the site handed over to the contracted firm;
·       Support the Renovations Engineer in the
issuance of approvals/certification at critical identified intervals (including
setting out, floor levels, steel fixing, concrete casting, drainage slopes)
·       Daily/periodical monitoring of workmanship,
materials, and work methods for the works to ensure adherence to building
codes, standards, drawings, specification and health & safety regulations
in liaison with the Renovations Engineer and the District Engineer;
·       Supervising the contractor to ensure that
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Plan (EMMP) requirements are complied
with. Monitor the contractor’s compliance with “Standard Operating Procedures
for Building Construction Sites during COVID-19 Pandemic”
·       Daily/periodical supervision to ensure works
run smoothly
·       Represent the Renovations Engineer while
providing the contractor with the technical back up to assist in resolving
queries arising on site, identify and suggest solutions to problems to ensure
that work proceeds in an effective manner
·       Support the Contractors in interpretation of
Designs, Drawings and Technical Specifications ensuring that any
discrepancies/modifications in the scope of work are dealt with in good time.
·       Attend site meetings, prepare reports for
joint site meetings.
·       Maintain a diary to record the progress of
construction, delays, weather conditions, site visitors, and other significant
facts, and submit bi-weekly reports.
·       Support the Renovations Engineer to review
Payment Claims for the Contractors
·       Support the Renovations Engineer to prepare
the handover function
·       Undertake any other duties as may be assigned
by the Renovations Engineer.
·       Write a report which should include
photographic documentation of physical structures for the renovation works at
each health facility before, during and after the process. The report should
also include memos of site visits, supervisory visits of Cluster Technical
Managers/District Technical Officers (CTMs/DTOs), progress reports made during
the entire supervision process, problems encountered, recommendations that
would improve management of this activity if a similar exercise were to be
taken up in the future.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The Clerk of Works should hold a minimum of a
Diploma in Architectural, Quantity Surveying, or Civil Engineering. A degree in
same field is an added advantage.
·       Should have at least 5 years’ experience in
building construction work
·       Specific experience in the design and
supervision of building construction work as well as health infrastructure
construction will be an added advantage.
·       Previous experience working with major
donors, USAID and/or PEPFAR funded programs is an added advantage
·       Ability to work independently
·       Excellent written and verbal communication
·       Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
·       Accountability – Holds self and others
accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and
decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that
have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for
IntraHealth’s success.  Exercises ethical
practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in
all activities.
·       Service Excellence – Knowledge of and ability
to put into action customer service concepts, processes, and techniques to
access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or
exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service
directly or indirectly.
·       Client Relationship Management – Knowledge
and ability to determine and satisfy current client needs and maintain a
partnering relationship during engagements; includes influencing,
communicating, presenting, facilitating, Build and manage new relationships and
collaborative alliances.
·       Effective Communication (Oral and Written) –
Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to
effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear
language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas,
information, and needs through the application of appropriate professional
communication behaviors
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.

Deadline:  18th June 2020
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