Quantity Surveyor Job Vacancy for a Kenyan Construction Company

Job Advertisement – Quantity Surveyor for a Construction Company
A well established construction company with Projects in various parts of the country wishes to recruit a qualified Quantity surveyor.
Main Purpose of the Job
Based in Nairobi, with frequent travel to Project Sites, the Quantity Surveyor will form part of a team providing estimating, surveying and project management functions activities of the company.

Field of Responsibilities

  • Attend pre -tender site visits and preparation of site visit reports.
  • Pricing bills of quantities and tender documentation.
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the tendering and procurement processes and evaluation of bids.
  • Attending tender opening when necessary.
Contract administration
  • Assist in preparation of contracts for projects by stating clearly the terms and conditions, studying and understand the contracts offered to the company.
  • Attend contract negotiations as required.
  • When projects are completed, Quantity surveyor will proceed with claiming of payments from the relevant parties and complete the collection of payments as soon as possible.
Other roles and responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Prepare and submit claims for payment and is responsible for payment collection.
  • Prepare and submit quotations and doing follow up on issues arising.
  • Assist in sourcing and purchasing of materials and related products needed for production
  • Liaising with main contractors, sub contractors and other parties involved in the projects.
  • Do frequent studies and reference on project cases to solve any problems which occur in the field of work.
  • Prepare financial feasibility reports for identified programmed works.
  • Undertake valuations and ensure payments for contracted services are claimed / made in accordance with existing contracts.
  • Prepare and develop methods of planning and monitoring procedures on various contracts, ensuring that the data collected can be used as a monitoring tool.
  • Prepare programs of work and materials schedules in conjunction with the surveying and technical teams.
  • Monitor/measure actual against Programmed, and adjust as necessary to ensure the smooth flow of material deliveries and performance on site.
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team, liaising with other stakeholders, consultants as required, ensuring that deadlines are adhered to and contract targets are achieved.
  • Prepare monthly evaluations for void works, providing clear, accurate and timely splits for improvement/repairs elements including assessment within the process.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
Job Specifications


  • Technical training in Quantity survey /Project Management
  • Minimum degree in Quantity Survey
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated numeracy skills to record and interpret statistics, and undertake computations.
  • Demonstrated spatial skills to perform data archival and retrieval
  • Demonstrated ability to complete  projects and tasks in line with established procedures and instructions.
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
Send applications to jobsfind11@gmail.com attaching your CV and expected salary. 
Deadline for submission of CV is Friday 20th July 2012.

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Updated: July 11, 2012 — 1:52 pm