Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/20/2024

Join our team as a Quantity Surveyor and play a vital role in shaping construction projects with a focus on safety and efficiency.
If you have a keen eye for detail, a dedication to compliance with EHS standards, and a passion for optimizing project costs while ensuring safety, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:


Collaborate with architects, engineers, and contractors to ensure adherence to EHS regulations and standards.

Conduct EHS assessments of construction sites and implement appropriate measures to mitigate risks.

Analyze project specifications and contracts to identify potential cost-saving

opportunities and risks and monitor project progress and expenditures, providing timely updates to stakeholders.

Cost Control and Budget Preparation and Management

Procurement Management and Value Engineering:

Tendering and Contract Administration: Prepare tender documents, including bills of quantities, specifications, and contract terms. Manage the tender process, evaluate bids from contractors and suppliers, and make recommendations for contract awards. Administer contracts and manage variations/change orders throughout the project.

Quality Assurance: Ensure that materials and workmanship meet the required standards and specifications. Conduct inspections and quality audits to verify compliance with project requirements and regulatory standards.

Collaboration and Coordination: Work closely with architects, engineers, contractors, and other project stakeholders to integrate cost management considerations into the design and construction process. Foster effective collaboration and communication to achieve project objectives.

Documentation and Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of project costs, contracts, procurement activities, and correspondence. Negotiate with suppliers, subcontractors, and clients to secure favorable terms and

agreements.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying or related field.

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor in construction/consultancy.

Registration with BORAQS, demonstrating professional competence and adherence to ethical standards.

Certification or training in EHS management (e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH) preferred.

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume with 3 referees, and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and achievements to jobsconstruction07@gmail.com Please include “ Quantity Surveyor’s Application” in the subject line before 30th May 2024