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Quantity Surveyor / Administration Contract Job Vacancy in Kenya

Quantity Surveyor / Administration Contract


Tasks vary depending on the nature of the project being worked on and the point in the process it’s at. 

Typical activities throughout the stages can include:
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architects and/or the client;
  • Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control;
  • Advising on procurement strategy;
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
  • Allocating work to subcontractors;
  • Providing advice on contractual claims;
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
  • Offering advice on property taxation;
  • Providing post-occupancy advice, facilities management services and life cycle costing advice;
  • Assisting clients in locating and accessing additional and alternative sources of funds;
  • Enabling clients to initiate construction projects;
  • Advising on the maintenance costs of specific buildings.
  • A Degree/Diploma in Building Economics or Quantity Surveying from a recognized institution. National Diploma in Building Economics will be an added advantage.
  • Registration with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya or  members of a recognized professional body will be an added advantage
  • Must have at least 4 years quantity surveying experience gained in a busy a construction company
  • Must be computer literate and have proficiency in quantity surveying software such as MS Project, WINQS, Primavera or Master bill.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Must be capable of working on projects with very tight deadlines
  • Must be flexible to varying working hours
  • A mature individual with high level of discretion and unquestionable integrity
  • Exceptional skills in use of excel spread sheets
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks and projects in line with established guidelines
  • A self-motivated individual able to work with minimal or no supervision

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and CV’s stating their current and expected salary to not later than 18th January 2013.

Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject of the application email.

Please note that Applications with other attachments will be disqualified.

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