Quantity Surveyor Job Vacancy in Nakuru, Kenya

Position Title: Quantity Surveyor

Outrival HR Solutions & Consultancies is a leading HR Consulting Firm in Kenya, serving East African Firms. Our aim is to deliver great value to all our clients by making the Human Resources Processes manageable and productive.

One of our clients, Christian Based Organisation, based in Nakuru is looking for a Quantity Surveyor.

The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for estimating, monitoring and controlling construction costs while ensuring the structures meet the legal and quality standards throughout the construction stages.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising on procurement, financial and contractual management of Construction Projects
  • Responsible for preparation of detailed BQs and specifications for construction works
  • Prepare project cost and budgetary estimates under the supervision of the Architecture
  • Preparation of schedule of materials for construction.
  • Assess and monitor construction costs throughout the project life.
  • Scrutinize maintenance and material costs to ensure best deals are acquired
  • Collecting and maintaining construction cost data while keeping track of all materials.
  • Administer relevant parts of construction contracts, including construction phase cost management.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications appropriate to developing cost estimates and monitoring construction expenditures
  • Analyze and benchmark construction costs based on historical project costs.

Qualifications, skills & Competencies

  • Degree in Quantity Survey or Building Economics or its equivalent and above;
  • Have valid registration by the Board of Registration of Architects and Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK).
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a similar role in a busy environment preferably private entity.
  • Have demonstrable professional experience, competence and proven leadership ability.
  • Thorough technical understanding of building construction methods
  • Demonstrable ability to work within set and strict deadlines
  • High level of Integrity and good moral standing.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team.

How to Apply

Interested applicants with the requisite skills and qualifications are requested to submit their applications attaching a CV, Copies of Certificates, and references to recruitment@outrivalhr.com on or before the close of business, Friday, 31 March 2023.