Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa (formerly African Medical Research Foundation) is the premier African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya

Amref Health Africa External Vacancy Announcement

Position – Architect Intern

Qualification: First Degree in Architecture
Experience:Not Required

Additional Skills

Good in team spirit and Organizational rule and regulation
Good interpersonal  skills
Communication & writing skills
Excellent computer skills in Microsoft  office, sketch Up, Revit, AutoCAD
Be a team player and communicator and work under minimal supervision.
Willingness to travel in project areas
A self-starter and a quick Lerner
Demonstrate integrity and professionalism

Key Responsibilities:

Assisting in field verification, including measurement and record documentation
Maintaining timely, effective & honest communication with the team
Assist team members on all aspects of architectural design, including hands-on architectural work, such as drafting and 3D modeling, and creating presentation
Oversee/Maintain, for the duration of contract period, signed copies of contract agreement, technical specifications, bill of quantities, drawings and other referenced standards
Inspecting all works done and materials used to make sure that the contractor has complied with the contract specifications
Review regularly the youth center renovation progress schedule and alerting the contractor of possible delays and consequences
Considering a devaluating suggestions and recommendations which may be submitted by the contractor and reporting them with recommendations to the supervisor
Maintain orderly files of correspondences, minutes of site meetings, change orders & measurement sheets.
Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly detail implementation work plan in collaboration with project team
Make sure the plan is in line with the plan of engineering unit and get approval in every quarter/year
Conduct assessment and feasibility study as needed in youth center remodeling process
Ensure and follow Youth/Health/HEI/SACCO center remodeling quality of work in consultation with project team

Collecting required information from partners & stakeholders

Get approval the availability of resources to implement activities from the project team
Carry out necessary discussion to facilitate the implementation with stakeholders and partners
Conduct need assessment in implementation area  and provide response based on the gap
Effectively utilize the Amref information management system, HR information system and other financial platforms( ERP)
Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor and the Engineer Teams.

How To Apply

Interested applicants please visit our website
to submit your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter, detailing why you are the best fit for this position, and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be May 17/2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.