Projects Estimation Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Projects Estimation Manager

Gross Salary: Very Competitive

Location: Nairobi

Our client is a leading engineering and contracting company specialized in designing and executing electrical works, with the main focus being in the corporate market.

They seek to hire a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator who will be responsible for calculating major construction cost estimates, and you will be involved in the planning, development, negotiation, and contract execution of a project.


  • Determining the total cost of materials, equipment, utilities, and labour for construction projects.
  • Researching construction documents and analysing specifications.
  • Preparing estimates for planning, organizing, and scheduling project work.
  • Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
  • Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials, and securing the best deals with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Ensuring that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline.
  • Regularly reporting to Management and keeping clients updated on the project status.
  • Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates.
  • Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits, and providing other services, like bid deliveries, when required.
  • Measurement and pricing of prospective tender projects.
  • Preparation of monthly contract cost reports.
  • Settlement of final accounts.
  • Attending and updating regular meetings with clients.
  • Providing contractual advice to the project manager.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or an equivalent degree.
  • At least 9 – 15 years of experience from site management to project management
  • Must have experience in residential, commercial and infrastructure projects
  • Experience in Power project (Solar, Biomass, Thermal) will be an added advantage
  • Exceptional time management, multitasking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Brilliant management and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to closely collaborate with other project teams and stakeholders.
  • Excellent research, proposal writing, and oral presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to travel extensively and perform site visits.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Projects Estimation Manager) to before 15th April 2020.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 5, 2020 — 10:30 am