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Kenya Re Premises Officer (Construction Management) Job Vacancy

Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re), is a leading
reinsurer and is listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). 
It is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified and is rated B+ by A.M Best and AA by the Global Credit Rating Company (GCR). 
Kenya Re now seeks to recruit and fill the following position:-
Premises Officer – Construction Management 
Ref No: KRC/HR/2016/19

 

The position is responsible for the inspection of defects in buildings. 
The position will also be responsible for overseeing consultants and contractors on construction projects.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparing Budget Estimates;
  • Preparing Feasibility Studies including Developer’s Budgets;
  • Cost Planning and Elemental Cost Analysis;
  • Inspection of defects in buildings and preparing specifications;
  • Preparing interim valuations and settling of final accounts for small works;
  • Preparing Bills of Quantities for repairs and projects;
  • Preparing Tender Documents;
  • Undertaking Evaluation of Tenders;
  • Preparing Contractual Documentations;
  • Advising on Economics of various Building types, materials and modes of construction and life cycle costing of materials;
  • Project and repairs works management, coordination and correspondence with outsourced consultants and contractors;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the Corporations’ capital projects;
  • Regular reporting on general condition of premises, service providers and projects;
  • Drafting of terms of reference for procuring of service providers for building equipment and maintenance;
  • Management, coordination and correspondence with service providers and any other service level agreements for the department;
  • Advising Property Manager on proposed maintenance and repairs of the properties;
  • Propose new and modern security installations for increased surveillance on Corporations’ properties.
Person Specifications
  • Applicants should be holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related course from a recognized University or Institute of Higher Learning.
  • They should be members of a professional body; Architectural Association of Kenya, AAK or Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya, IQSK.
  • They should have at least 2 years and above relevant experience with high ethical, moral and integrity values. 
  • In addition they should be team players who can work with minimal supervision.
How to Apply

Kenya
Re is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
grounds of gender, colour, race, religion, natural origin, age or
physical disability. 

An appropriate remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.

Applicants
should post or email as attachments their CV and cover letter quoting
the relevant Job Ref No. and outlining how they meet requirements for
the position to:-

The Human Resource Manager
Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited
P. O Box 30271, 00100 GPO
Nairobi

E-mail: hr@kenyare.co.ke

Closing Date: 29th July 2016


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