Title:  Clerk of Works

Closing Date:  17 February 2023



Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

The Clerk of Works (CoW) supports the Construction or Project Manager with their accountabilities.
The role is primarily to represent the interests of the client in regard to ensuring that the quality of both materials and workmanship are in accordance with the design information such as specification and engineering drawings, in addition to recognized quality standards and that health and safety rules are being followed.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Checks all the relevant drawings and written instructions, and uses them as a reference when inspecting work
  • Keeps accurate site records and daily diaries and supplement with photographs
  • Measures and samples building materials to check their quality
  • Witnesses site and factory tests
  • Performs regular inspections of the work on site and comparing completed work with drawings and specifications
  • Takes measurements and samples on site to make sure that work is carried out to the client’s standards, specification, correct materials, workmanship and schedule
  • Analyzes and interprets root cause of variance and reports to project lead
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Check of progress and quality
See also  Business Development Representative at PISTACHIO SOLUTIONS

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility
  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsibility taking cognisance of all legal requirements to continuously improve and sustain business performance


  • Relevant in National Craft Certificate (i.e. Construction, Electrical, Mechanical)


3-5 years of experience in the following:
•    Construction / Engineering Project Management environment
•    Construction management
•    Contractor Management

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Quality Management
  • Document and Information Management
  • Construction Management

Behavioral Competencies

  • (S/I)_Achievement Orientation (3)
  • (S/I)_Adaptability (3)
  • (S/I)_Building Partnerships (5)
  • (S/I)_Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment (4)
  • (S/I)_Impact & Influence (4)
  • (S/I)_Innovation (3)
  • (S/I)_Judgment and Decision Making (4)
  • (S/I)_Planning, Coordination and Execution (2/4)
  • (S/I)_Service Orientation (5)
  • (S/I)_Teamwork & Collaboration (4)
See also  NOC Technician at PISTACHIO SOLUTIONS

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Fixed Term Contract
2 Years