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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 recruit@virtualhr.co.ke 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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