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General Manager and Senior Quantity Surveyor Jobs in Kenya

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body constituted under the Housing Act Cap 117 Laws of Kenya.

The Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions.

General Manager (EPS) Factory

The General Manager will be responsible to the NHC Managing Director for providing overall leadership and oversight to the operations of the EPS Factory.

He/she will be responsible for fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate governance in the Factory.

His/Her role will be in the areas of planning, coordinating and organizing material and Human Resources of the Factory and maintaining relations with customers and clients.

He/She will also be responsible for the execution of commercial contracts and ensuring that the facility operates within the approved budgetary provisions.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Arts degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Commerce, Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Possess at least 10 years relevant experience in the Management of a business enterprise preferably a factory environment, five (5) of which should have been served at a senior level.
  • A Masters degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Should demonstrate judicious management and planning skills.
  • Be an effective leader with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be Computer literate.
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Reporting to the Chief Quantity Surveyor the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the following:
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantities and tender documents.
  • Conducting project feasibility studies and preparation of feasibility reports.
  • Assessment of tenders and preparation of tender reports.
  • Planning, analysis as well as preparation official accounts.
  • Preparation of cost estimates for construction projects as well as cost administration of such projects.
  • Supervision of construction works and advising the Chief Quantity Surveyor on matters of construction contracts and participation in project site meetings.
Job Requirements.
  • Have a Bachelors of Arts degree in Quantity Surveying / Building Economics from a recognized university
  • Have nine (9) years post graduate experience in Quantity Survey work in a busy environment.
  • Be registered by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors for at least six (6) years.
  • Be computer literate in the use of Quantity Surveying software, preferably Win- Qs.
  • Be a team player
Successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration, and names of three referees to the following address: -

The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 30257 00100


Closing date is Friday, 6th May 2011 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

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