Quantity Surveyor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Quantity Surveyor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client, one of the leading suppliers of high-quality furniture in East Africa, is looking for a dynamic, innovative and result-orientated individual to fill in the following position in Nairobi: Quantity Surveyor

  • The individual will be responsible for monitoring contract progress against the agreed programmes, control costs against agreed budgets / end cost forecasts, prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts in order to maximize the process efficiency and enhance productivity.

  • The ideal candidate should have strong analytical, problem solving, organizational and time management skills with a proven track record of driving change through team and trust building.

    Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure that targeted profit margins for each project milestones are achieved through very strict project monitoring programs.

  • Manage stock level, procurement and timely delivery to project sites.

  • Manage project costs by properly vetting requests and timely presentation for approval.

  • Prepare project reports such as valuation report, project financial report status.

  • Material cost survey and update reports at agreed timelines.

  • Oversee performance management by tracking and evaluating project performance against stated performance indicators.

  • Assisting in project costing / quoting and tendering

    Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying and Civil Engineering.

  • At least 2
    years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the furniture retail industry.

  • Estimating or finance experience is advantageous.

  • A good planner, well organized and good decision maker Excellent

  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills. Great networking abilities.

  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff.

  • Proficient in standard quantity surveying software.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.

  • Knowledge of key office productivity tools (excel, word etc.)

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to

  • recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading ‘QUANTITY SURVEYOR’ by 20th JULY 2021 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

  • The position is filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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