VOLKSLiFTEA combines the following advantages to ensure we offer the best services in the elevator business.

  • Our long history of outstanding engineering skills in Germany.
  • The rapid growth and attractive surrounding of elevator industry in East Africa.




Project Manager/Clerk of Works

Nairobi, Kenya Full time


  • Oversee project implementation by ensuring the quality of the product and workmanship is to the required standards.
  • Provide reports on all on-site matters, including third-party inspections, progress, safety concerns, and causes for delay.
  • Review contract documents, technical drawings and specifications to maintain familiarity with assigned projects and ensure the technicians abide by those drawings and contracts.
  • Leadership on site: Dealing skilfully and diplomatically by managing the requirements of a diverse range of people including clients, engineering professionals, sub-contractors, site personnel, etc.
  • Conducting regular inspections to construction projects at critical phases.
  • Ensuring workmanship quality and speed remain paramount to the success of all our projects
  • Provide technical input regarding design, construction, or modifications as required.
  • Must be able to check on the quality and quantity of materials delivered on site and in the warehouse.


Professional Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering/Building and Construction from a recognized institution is preferred, but those who possess requisite experience in this role will be considered regardless of academic qualification.
  • At least 1-year experience in building and construction industry, on a similar role.
  • Proficiency in the use of design software and Microsoft office and knowledge of applicable state and federal building codes.
  • Possess an understanding of engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings as well as building methods and elements of the projects.

Personal Attributes:

  • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to multitask different projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the workplace.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Decisive individual with ability to think analytically and creatively and rapidly address challenges on site.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities