Assistant Quantity Surveyor Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, a company based in Nairobi and providing flooring and interiors services and products is looking for an Assistant  Quantity Surveyor
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor shall be to assist in the following project pre-contract and post-contract tasks :-
  • In the Preparation of budget/preliminary cost estimate from preliminary drawings with view of establishing cost limit.
  • Cost check during detailed design to ensure budget conforms to design.
  • Advising on design economies and financial implications of project proposals
  • Taking measurements on site and from detailed drawings and preparing bills of quantities.
  • Preparation and pricing of Bills of Quantities, specifications, schedules of materials, lab our and services
  • Preparation of final / pre-tender estimates
  • Preparation of tender analysis and evaluation reports for the project.
  • Drawing up construction contract documents
  • Cost control during implementation by variations and advising on financial implications.
  • Preparation of periodic/interim valuations of work done for issuance of certificate of payment
  • Advising on the cost implications of design alternatives if considered
  • Re-measure all provisional works as they are executed and valuation of variations
  • Preparation of project financial appraisals
  • Advising on dispute resolution and arbitration / litigation.
  • Represent the company in meetings with the client and consultant
The candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:-
  • Minimum Higher National Diploma in Building Economics
  • A Degree in Building Economics or Quantity Surveying from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Registration with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya or  members of a recognized professional body will be an added advantage
  • Must have at least 3 years quantity surveying experience gained in a busy a construction company or consultancy environment
  • Must be computer literate and have proficiency in quantity surveying software such as MS Project, WINQS, Primavera or Master bill.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Must be capable of working on projects with very tight deadlines
  • Must be flexible to varying working hours
  • A mature individual with high level of discretion and unquestionable integrity
If qualified send CV only to, indicating the title(Assistant Quantity Surveyor) on the subject line.

Recruitment Manager
Corporate Staffing Services
3rd Floor, Nabui House, Unga Lane Westlands 

(Next To Unga House) Nairobi.

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Updated: November 8, 2012 — 3:54 pm