27 Mar 2014

Cost Manager – Project Management Job Vacancy (Re – Advertisement)

Acorn Group – a leading Property Development Company with interests in commercial, office, retail and residential development is looking for a highly ambitious and candidate to fill this position in their main office in Nairobi:

Cost Manager – Project Management (Re – Advertisement)
Reporting to the Manager – Project Management, this is a position responsible for close supervision and monitoring of construction cost related matters with the objective of ensuring that projects are delivered in time and within the allocated budget.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Reviewing all detailed cost plans for the project against the designs developed at each stage of the project
  • Undertaking detailed cost reviews on construction costs and ensuring that they are accurate and within the market rate
  • Monitoring and tracking any changes to the design and assessing the time and cost implications and reporting these to the required authority on a regular basis
  • Reviewing in detail all pre-tender estimates and advising the management on the reasonableness of the estimate
  • Diligently monitoring expenditure against the cash flow and regularly updating this on a monthly basis
  • Guiding the Project Management Team on continuous value engineering strategies that will seek to minimize costs without detriment to quality or function
  • Reviewing and ensuring that all financial appraisals submitted are accurate and within the company standards
  • Review all bills of quantities, Conditions of Contract and Specifications for the tender documentation
  • Diligently review the final accounts and ensure that they are completed and signed within the specified timeline
  • Ensure adherence to Cost Control Procedures

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Must be registered with BORAQS
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Must be self-driven and results oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and adaptable skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 4th April 2014 stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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