Resident Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Kisii
  • Posted 2 days ago
  • 206000 Kes / Month

Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is seeking an experienced and qualified Resident Engineer to supervise the construction of the Kisii Cancer Treatment Centre in Kisii County. This project is co-financed by the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), and the Government of Kenya.

Position Summary:

The Resident Engineer will provide technical oversight to the Project Coordination Unit and ensure the construction adheres to specifications, timelines, budgets, and quality standards. Reporting to the Project Manager, the successful candidate will lead all on-site engineering activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Direct and participate in surveying, layout, and establishing construction references
  • – Supervise all project works, analyze test results, and ensure conformance to designs
  • – Review survey reports, maps, drawings, and other technical data for project planning
  • – Approve works in consultation with the Project Manager and raise technical issues
  • – Review consultant reports and participate in design reviews
  • – Manage site health, safety, and security for workers and the public
  • – Generate weekly/monthly reports and briefs for the Project Manager
  • – Ensure quality of materials used and maintain project records/documentation


  • – Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution
  • – Postgraduate qualification in Structural Engineering is an added advantage
  • – Competence in design and construction management software
  • – Registration with the Engineers Board of Kenya
  • – Minimum 10 years of professional civil engineering experience, including hospital projects
  • – Experience in project management for construction projects

Key Skills:

  • – Strong interpersonal, management, and analytical abilities
  • – Excellent communication and reporting capabilities


Interested candidates should submit a signed application letter addressed to the Principal Secretary, State Department for Medical Services, accompanied by:

  • – Certified copies of academic/professional certificates
  • – National ID
  • – Updated CV with 3 referees’ contacts

Please indicate “Resident Engineer” in the subject line.

Don’t miss this opportunity to play a vital role in delivering quality healthcare infrastructure in Kenya. Submit your application promptly.

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