Public Service Commission Director, Building Safety and Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Director, Building Safety and Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, and currently serving in the grade of Assistant Director, Building Safety and Quality Assurance, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in wider public service or private sector;

  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey, Building Economics or equivalent qualification from a university
    recognized in Kenya;

  • a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Architecture, Mechanical
    Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey, Building Economics or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • registered by a relevant and recognized professional body; and

  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial skills as reflected in work
    performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: -

    At Built Environment Inspection and Audit:

  • working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in developing and coordinating
    implementation of national built environment inspection and audit policies, strategies, programs, procedure, guideline and regulations;

  • coordinating preparations of standard inspection and audit manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;

  • working in liaison with multi-sectoral agencies in conducting pre-inspection, inspection and post inspection of built environment structures;

  • working in consultation with relevant stakeholders during search, rescue and evacuation missions;

  • collaborating with multi-sectoral agencies in ensuring built environment audit inspections are conducted in compliance with required guidelines and standards;

  • engaging relevant agencies in conducting continuous and periodic safety health inspections of built environment structures;

  • coordinating with relevant stakeholders in mapping of built environment audit inspections;

  • facilitating provision of technical support
    to vetting committees involved in audit inspections;

  • working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in addressing remedial measures in built environment structures;

  • coordinating research work and promoting benchmark studies with other institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment issues; and

  • managing built environment electronic database.

    At Built Environment Safety Testing and Quality Assurance

  • working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in developing and coordinating
    implementation of national built environment safety testing and quality assurance policies, strategies, procedures, programmes, guidelines and regulations in
    consultation with the relevant stakeholders;

  • coordinating preparations of standard safety testing and quality assurance manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;

  • collaborating with relevant agencies in conducting scientific test and quality assurance inspections in built environment;

  • coordinating with relevant agencies in ensuring pre-construction and postconstruction; testing of built environment structures;

  • facilitating testing of construction material samples to ascertain conformity to prescribed standard in built environment;

  • facilitating provision of technical support to stakeholders to promote quality assurance inspections;

  • coordinating research work and promoting benchmark studies with other institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment issues; and

  • managing built environment electronic database.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Director, Building Safety and Quality Assurance Jobs in Kenya


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