DAI, a global development consulting firm, seeks applications from qualified candidates for short term positions for Inspectors of Works for WASH infrastructure projects at the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (KIWASH) project.
The Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project is a USAID-funded project with its primary goal being to improve lives and health of Kenyan citizens in nine counties through development and management of sustainable WASH services. Its purpose is to institutionalize catalytic models of sustainable service delivery for accelerated water and sanitation access in target counties and to improve complementary hygiene behaviors. From September 2020 to September 2021, through a 12-month extension, KIWASH will pivot its activities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining and advancing the development gains with county governments, water service providers, WASH enterprises and sector stakeholders. In its six year of implementation, KIWASH targets to improve access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services for at least 140,000 Kenyan citizens in the nine counties.
KIWASH activities are implemented in nine counties in two principal focus areas: Busia, Nyamira, Migori, Siaya, Kisumu, and Kakamega counties in the Lake Victoria Focus Area, and Kitui, Makueni, and Nairobi counties in the Tana/Athi Focus Area.
KIWASH has identified the need for Individual Construction Supervisors to carry out construction supervision of small scale WASH infrastructure the nine Project counties, i.e. Busia, Kakamega, Kisumu, Kitui, Makueni, Migori, Nairobi, Nyamira and Siaya.
The services of the Supervisors are required for between 2 and 4 months.
Summary of Primary Duties
The primary duties of an Inspector of Works (IOW) shall be:
Main tasks for the IOW
The IOW will carry out the following tasks:
The Individual Construction Supervisor will report to the relevant County-based WASH Infrastructure Specialists.
Required qualifications & experience
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