Senior Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

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Senior Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT & MAINTENANCE UNIT SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR SCALE 13 (XIII) – ONE (1) POST Ref. MU/ADM/09/11/2022

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for direction, management, performance and evaluation of all Contracts. An officer at this level will be responsible for:

  • formulation, implementation and control of policy on tendering and procurement procedures, financial and contractual administration of all Building Construction and Maintenance Contracts;
  • advising the University on procurement, financial and contractual management of Building Construction and Maintenance Projects; and
  • being the custodian of the register of Consulting Quantity Surveyors, Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers registered with the University.

Requirements for direct appointment


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

  • have Master’s degree in Quantity Survey or Building Economics or its equivalent;
  • have valid registration by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya;
  • have registered with the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK);
  • have a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in an organization comparable in scope and status to the Quantities and Contracts Department of the Ministry in charge of infrastructural development in Kenya or a large firm of private Quantity Surveyors;
  • have a certificate in Leadership and Management course; and
  • have demonstrable professional experience, competence and high degree of administrative leadership capacity.

Relevant PhD degree will be an added advantage.

Requirements for Serving Officers

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

  • have Master’s degree in Quantity Survey or Building Economics or its equivalent;
  • have served in the Grade of Quantity Surveyor I Grade 12 (XII) for at least three (3) years;
  • have registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya;
  • have registered with the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK);
  • have demonstrable experience and high degree of administrative leadership capacity as a Quantity Surveyor or similar level;
  • have a certificate in Leadership and Management course; and
  • have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Note: This information can also be accessed from the University website http://www.mu.ac.ke.

SALARY SCALE

Senior Quantity Surveyor Scale 13 (XIII)       – Min. of Kshs. 127,116/= p.m. – Max. of Kshs.184,318/= p.m.

How to Apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position. Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of application package, including updated Curriculum Vitae giving details of the applicant’s age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact and email address, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for should be clearly indicated on both the application letter and the envelope.

Applications should be addressed to:-

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Planning & Strategy,

Moi University,

P.O. Box 3900-30100,

ELDORET, KENYA

so as to reach him not later than Tuesday 20th December, 2022. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address. The referees should write and send their recommendations under sealed envelopes within three weeks from the date of this advertisement. For those in employment, applications should be channelled through their Heads of Departments.

N/B: Moi University is an equal opportunity employer and, therefore, applicants of both gender and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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