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Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

Brief Description

We are seeking an experienced
Quantity Surveyor with a background in managing multiple sites and a high workload, who can visit sites and lay beacons, obtain maps from surveys of Kenya and manage their day to day duties in a variety of locations.

Description

About Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a for-profit startup company revolutionizing education across Africa with a unique business model. The company runs a large-scale network of low-cost primary schools in Kenya that significantly outperforms other primary schools in the same areas because of our "school in a box" systems.

Our schools profitably deliver this high-quality education for less than $4 per child per month, which enable the schools to cover all their costs and create a profitable central organization at scale. We have launched 37 schools in Kenya, will double in size in the next 6 months, and plan to rapidly scale the company to serve more than 1 million students across continent.

About this position

We have and are continuing to develop one of the most sophisticated approaches to providing affordable education to MILLIONS of children in one of the most challenging environments in the world.

A central part of our operations includes the identification and verification of plots of land for our schools inside the slums and after that we start the strategy to build our units.

We are seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor with a background in managing multiple sites and a high workload, who can visit sites and lay beacons, obtain maps from surveys of Kenya and manage their day to day duties in a variety of locations.

Ideally you will have varied post qualification experience with time spent working across Kenya.

Good relationship building/networking skills are required as well as being a driven and self starter who can gain credibility in short space of time. Good relevant contacts in Nairobi/Kenya would also considerably help your application.

Comfortable using technology to manage your duties (GIS, GPS, mapping systems) will be an advantage.

The Quantity Surveyor will report to the Head of Department, showing results on a daily basis. 

We are looking for someone who is a results-based and motivated self-starter.

Responsibilities:

  • Full quantity surveying duties
  • Provision of project control and responsibility
  • Observe Health & Safety provisions in the working environment
About You
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Good knowledge of Kenya
  • Experience in using industry standard processes and systems
  • Be proficient in MS Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel etc).
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects to deadline and budget.
  • The ability to work under direction but to be able to use their own initiative when required.
  • Knowledge of the construction sector.
  • Report writing skills
  • Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative
You can apply and view detailed job requisitions on the Careers page at www.bridgeinternationalacademies.com

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