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Architecture Job in Kenya


Job Title: Architect

Job Code
:  ARCH/DDL/03/13
Job Location: Based In Nairobi, Head Office.

Job Summary:

To oversee the architectural design component of the business to ensure market leadership and brand
presence and supervise droughts men/ women in their work.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Technical Director, the main duties will include but not limited to the following;
  • Sourcing for clients/work/projects in addition to positioning the company in the market.
  • Be the overall leader of the design department thus will undertake all execution, supervision and leadership of the team.
  • Interpretation of architectural, structural, civil and electro-mechanical drawings and sketches.
  • General project management and site supervision including time and quality control.
  • Preparation and/or supervision of project valuations, variation notices and final accounts.
  • Approval/vetting of building materials and technologies for the best execution of projects and at the most reasonable costs.
  • Liaise with all site managers as to maintenance of high quality workmanship including direct and indirect involvement in vetting and engagement of all labour (skilled & non-skilled) together with sub-contractors.
  • Supervision and liaison with project managers in regard to effective use of materials and technologies together with building a strong construction team, equipment capacity and
  • suppliers base.
  • Participate in the tendering process including prequalification for both consultancy and construction spheres.
  • Short listing and appointment of all consultants and contractors.
  • Liaison with all consultants and contractors.
  • Take all site/project minutes, dissemination and the subsequent follow up.
  • Recommendation of new design software and hardware requirements to aid in the design process.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned to you from time to time aimed at meeting the general obligations of the company and the general welfare of all staff.
Person Specifications
  • A Degree in Architecture and or design
  • Membership to the relevant professional body of Architects
  • Project management qualification or certification is an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of modern design software
  • 3 years’ experience in a busy practicein architectural design,construction or civil projects
  • Demonstrated passion for excellence and creativity and innovativeness
  • Ability to lead and work with a diverse and dynamic team
Application Procedure

To apply for the above position, send an application detailing why you deserve to be considered for the position. 

Attach your detailed CV with your daytime contacts and email address in word or PDF to amusau@kim.ac.ke/ ess@kim.ac.ke. 

Do not attach scans of certificates and testimonials. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted by email or phone.

Applications should be received latest by 5pm, Monday 18th February. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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