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Ministry Of Education Ghana: Clerks of Works (CoW)

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17 Jun, 2011

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Education Sector Project (EdSeP)
IDA Credit: 3865-GH

The Government of Ghana (hereinafter called “the Borrower”) has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) (hereinafter called “the Credit”) towards the cost of the Education Sector Project (EdSeP). The Borrower intends to apply a portion of the funds to eligible payments under the project for the engagement of Clerks of Works to assist in monitoring the completion of construction works at the following District/Metropolitan Education Officers under the direction of the Funds and Procurement Management Unit (FPMU) of the Ministry of Education. The assignment is for a duration of four (4) months.

No.  District/Metropolitan Education Office
1.     Sene (Kwame Danso)
2.     Sefwi Wiawso
3.     Bia
4.    Kumasi

The successful Applicant will report to the Director, Funds and Procurement Management Unit (FPMU) and will be responsible for the following activities:

  1. Daily supervision of site activities to ensure compliance of Contractors with contract specifications with regard to quality of materials used
  2. Reviewing details and drawings for new structures and demonstrate an understanding of proposed structural forms
  3. Reviewing schedule of activities for completion work in the light of the current state of the structures
  4. Ensuring that construction is in accordance with the Working Drawings and details issued to contractors
  5. Preparing weekly site reports using an agreed format and sending same to the FPMU in a timely manner
  6. Taking part in site meetings together with the beneficiary District Directors of Education and his/her staff
  7. Issuing instructions covering the variation of the works after necessary consultations
  8. Arranging the inspection and handling over/decommissioning of completed buildings to the beneficiary District Directors of Education
  9. Ensuring the correction/making good of any defects observed at practical completion
  10. Assisting contractors to prepare “As-built drawings where required
  11. Taking photographs of structures to be completed before and after they have been worked on
  12. Planning and prioritizing completion work with District/Metropolitan Education Office Staff and contractor to ensure smooth implementation
  13. Monitoring progress of work against revised work programmes


Required Skills or Experience


Key Competencies:

  • A committed Team player with a lot of initiative and open-mindedness
  • Thorough knowledge of constructional detailing and rehabilitation works
  • Must pay attention to detail
  • A Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering or Building Technology or equivalent
  • A National Diploma in Architecture or equivalent
  • A minimum of six (6) years post qualification experience on or with many structures


How To Apply

Qualified applicants should forward their application letters and Cvs to:

The Chief Director
Ministry of Education
P. O. Box M45
Accra, Ghana


Closing 4th July, 2011

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