Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

Tasks and Responsibilities Description

  • The job holder shall report to the Civil Works Coordinator and shall be responsible for maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting.

  • He/she will drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors in conjunction with the Procurement Department, carry out monthly financial reviews on projects costs and forecast final outturn values for cost.

  • Timely submission and negotiation of final accounts to the client/ main contractor and subcontractors.

  • Quantity surveyors are considered the economists of the construction industry and are also referred to as a construction cost consultant.

  • A quantity surveyor is central to the decision-making process throughout the development of a project, from initial inception to final completion.

  • They prepare cost plans for projects which enable the design team to arrive at practical designs for projects and to stay within budget.

  • They can also act as project managers and are major contributors to the success of all types of projects in all sectors of the industry.

    Tasks to be carried out shall include but not limited to:

  • Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required, and labour involved.

  • Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers, and subcontractors.

  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.

  • Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.

  • Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and

  • Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.

  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts.

  • Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable; and

  • Monitor all information in relation to project including labour, material and sub- contractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.

  • The above duties and responsibilities may be varied from time to time and include any other responsibilities that arise during the day-to-day business of the Company.

    Role Requirements

  • Be holder of a bachelor’s degree or Diploma in the Quantity Survey (QS) discipline.

  • Proficiency in MS office applications.

  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience directly working as a QS;

  • Good communication skills.

  • Candidates from Marsabit County are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply:

  • Qualified candidates should send their CVs and Cover letter to

  • clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject by 24th February 2021

  • We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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