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Latest Government Jobs in Kenya – National Housing Corporation

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a State Corporation established under the Housing Act (Cap 117) Laws of Kenya and whose mission is to play a leading role in the efficient provision of adequate and affordable housing and related services. 

The Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions.
 

Senior Architect 

Reporting to the Chief Architect the Senior Architect will be responsible for matters related to architectural designs, management of the construction contract and supervision of Corporation initiated projects from design to completion stage.
 

The successful candidate will also be responsible for preparation of budgets and ensuring that design and construction work is done in accordance with the specifications. 

He will also be expected to give professional advice to the Chief Architect and Management on matters of project construction.
 

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
 
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree in Architecture or housing related degree from a recognized University.
  • Be a registered Architect by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors for a minimum of six (6) years.
  • Possess nine (9) years professional experience in Architectural work.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate in the use of Archi CAD /Auto CAD.
  • Possess relevant experience in Project Management
Architect 

The Architect will report to the Chief Architect and will be responsible for preparation of project proposals, design and supervision of construction work.
 

H/she will also prepare forward budgets under the guidance of the Senior Architect, attend site meetings and prepare progress reports.
 

The Architect will also be responsible for undertaking job costing, project feasibility studies and preparation of drawings for repair works in the Corporation’s schemes and properties.
 

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
 
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree in Architecture from a recognized University.
  • Be a Registered Architect by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Possess six (6) years work experience in Architectural work.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate in the use of Archi CAD/Auto CAD.
  • Possess relevant experience in Project Management
Assistant Architect 

The Assistant Architect will be responsible for design and supervision of construction work under the guidance of a Project Architect, Preparation of housing project proposals and drawings, job costing and supervision of contractors during construction stage to ensure that works are executed in accordance with the contract specifications.
 

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
 
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from a recognized University.
  • Possess three (3) years professional experience in Architectural work.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate specifically in the use of Archi CAD /Auto CAD.
  • Possess relevant experience in Project Management
Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) 

The Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) will be responsible to the Chief Engineer for the performance of Engineering functions related to Design, installation and maintenance of Mechanical Engineering services in NHC Projects, water works, supervision of installation works carried out by contractors in NHC developed projects and estates, preparation of technical specifications for requisition of new equipments and processing tenders related to Mechanical Engineering works and supervision of the Technical support staff under H/her.
 

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
 
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Be a graduate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.
  • Have Three (3) years relevant experience in building services.
  • Be computer literate with hands on experience in the use of mechanical/engineering design and drawing software.
  • Have experience in Management of projects and be a team player
Those who are registered with the Engineer’s Registration Board of Kenya and/or are Corporate Members of Institution of Engineers of Kenya will have added advantage. 

Engineer (Electrical) 

The Engineer(Electrical) will be responsible to the Chief Engineer for the performance of Electrical Engineering functions related to design, installation and maintenance of electrical engineering services in NHC Buildings and projects, supervision and ensuring certification of electrical installation works carried out by contractors in NHC developed projects and estates,
 
preparation of technical specifications for electrical equipments, processing tenders and supervision of the technical support staff under H/her.
 
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Be a graduate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in Electrical Engineering.
  • Be computer literate in the use of relevant design and drawing software.
  • Have experience in Management of projects and be a team player.
Those who are registered with the Engineer’s Registration Board of Kenya and/or are Corporate Members of Institution of Engineers of Kenya will have added advantage. 

Commercial & Marketing Officer 

Reporting to the General Manager, Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Factory, the Commercial and Marketing Officer will be responsible for all marketing aspects in the Factory Including overseeing the formulation of appropriate marketing strategies and tactical execution including pricing and selection of market segments.
 

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
 
  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree (Marketing option) from a recognized University or its accepted equivalent.
  • A post graduate diploma in Marketing or Sales.
  • A member of relevant professional body.
  • At least six years experience in Marketing with proven track record.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer literate.
Project Coordinator 

The project coordinator will be responsible to the Technical Manager (TM) for performance of all aspects related to housing project management and implementation.
 

Responsibilities
 
  • Provide guidance for effective project implementation in terms of planning of project activities with input from project staff/contractors.
  • Provide Technical oversight regarding coordination and monitoring of projects progress.
  • Soliciting feedback to and from the Technical Manager’s office and making necessary adjustments to ensure effective and efficient project delivery.
  • Provide accurate project tracking and reporting through periodical review of project work plans to generate both monthly and quarterly projects progress reports including financial appraisals.
  • Ensure project quality as specified in terms of specs, cost controls and timeliness.
  • Ensure close collaboration and coordination between the various project teams, contractors, suppliers and TM’s office.
  • Provide logistical and coordination services to all site meetings.
  • Produce projects feasibility study reports, in collaboration with TM.
  • Collation of departmental deliverables requirements.
  • Occasionally, and as need arises take up design assignments of planned projects
For appointment to this position a candidate must: 
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from a recognized University. Those with a Masters degree will have be an added advantage.
  • Be in possession of Diploma/postgraduate qualification in Project Management.
  • Have Minimum of ten (10) years experience in both design and project management, 3 years of which must have been at senior level on construction related projects.
  • Be proficient in the use of computer application packages including Ms – Project, Archi CAD, Auto CAD etc.
  • Be able to work in teams and network with other stakeholders
  • Have good management skills and ability to work independently as well as coordinate and supervise section heads.
  • possess excellent presentation skills
This position of project coordinator will be on a three (3) year contract. 

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration, and names of three referees to the following address: -
 

The Managing Director
 
National Housing Corporation
 
P.O.Box 30257 00100
 
Nairobi
 

Successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting
 

Closing date is Friday, 26th August 2011 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 

“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer”
 


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