Linkark Consultants - Quantity Surveyor - Jobs in Nairobi
Linkark Consultants - Quantity Surveyor - Jobs in Nairobi Position: Quantity Surveyor (Consultancy Basis)
Real Estate, Architecture, Civil Engineering
Our Client, an Engineering Development Company incorporated in Kenya and UAE with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya is urgently looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures.
The successful candidate must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professionals, consultants, client and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule, budget other matters by performing the following duties;To minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability
Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies
Perform risk, value management and cost control
Advise on a procurement strategy
Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
Prepare and analyse costing’s for tenders
Allocate work to subcontractors
Provide advice on contractual claims
Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
Value completed work and arrange payments
Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.
Provide post-occupancy advice, facilities management services and life cycle costing advice
Enable clients to initiate construction projects
Advice on the maintenance costs of specific buildings.
Key Competencies & Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent with working knowledge in QC field from a recognized institution
Must have 10 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor in Building Engineering Consulting
Practicing Licence/Certified by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK), Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors
Corporate Member of IQSK (Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya)
Highly experienced in interpreting drawings into a BoQ for large projects
Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
Familiar with Quality Control Systems – ISO experience benefit
Project Engineering and Management experience
Must be willing and ready to be deployed for work purposes in Kenya and East African region at large
Must understand construction terms, scheduling and planning concepts
Proficient in MS Projects and Excel
Excellent organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by 19th April 2019
If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to firstname.lastname@example.org
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.
For more information and job application details, see; Linkark Consultants - Quantity Surveyor - Jobs in Nairobi
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