30 Apr 2014

Quantity Surveyor Kenya Job in Nairobi

Industry: Furniture
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Competitive

Our client a leading interior design and furniture & fittings company seeking to hire a Quantity Surveyor. The main role is to manages all costs relating to interior design and furnishing projects they handle

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Preparing estimates and costs of the projects
  • Preparation of tender and contract documents including Bill of Quantities
  • Preparing and analyzing costing for tenders
  • Processing and submission of ‘Requests for Proposals’, ‘Expression of Interest’ and ‘Interest to Bid’
  • Participating in establishing client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performing risk, value management and cost control for any project
  • Material and labor estimation
  • Evaluating and reporting on contractual claims from contractors
  • Monitoring each stage of the projects to make sure that costs are in line with forecasts
  • Checking to ensure that materials and equipment meet contract specifications and the ordered quantities meet with project estimations and budgets
  • Checking valuations for payment to contractors
  • Providing leads to new businesses opportunities
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Management

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree or diploma level qualification
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar capacity
  • Experience of working with contractors and subcontractors
  • Must be an experienced Quantity Surveyor with good contract knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and proper documentation


  • Be able to develop contract documents and managing contractual arrangements
  • Project progress evaluation for payment to contractors
  • Invoicing
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Confidentiality and high integrity
  • Ability to work with minimum Supervision
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Time management to meet deadlines

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Quantity Surveyor) to before 12th May, 2014

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Kindly Indicate Current/Last Salary on your CV

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. (Next to Unga House)

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