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Quantity Surveyor / Administration Contract Job Vacancy in Kenya


Quantity Surveyor / Administration Contract

Responsibility


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.
Education
  • 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
Applications:

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and CV’s stating their current and expected salary to recruit@idp-ea.com 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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