Monday, 30 January 2012

GIBB Projects Limited - Quantity Surveyor Job in Kenya

Quantity Surveyor

GIBB Projects Ltd seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the above named position.

Qualifications:

The candidate shall be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Building Economics / Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a recognized university.

He / she shall in addition be a Registered or Chartered Quantity Surveyor with at least 5 years quantity surveying experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.

This experience shall have been in the building and infrastructure sectors.

The candidate shall be computer literate and have proficiency in quantity surveying software i.e WinQS or MasterBill and QS CAD.

The candidate shall possess excellent communication skills in the English language and shall be capable of working on projects with very tight deadlines. Experience in the buildings and infrastructure sectors (airports, roads and railways) shall be an advantage.

Specific Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Operations Manager / Project Manager, the primary duties and responsibilities of the Quantity Surveyor shall include but not be restricted to the following project pre-contract and post-contract tasks:
  • Preparation of budgetary / preliminary estimates;
  • Cost planning;
  • Advising on design economies and financial implications of project proposals;
  • Advising on project costing during design phase;
  • Advising on construction form of contract;
  • Preparation of bills of quantities and specifications;
  • Preparation of final / pre-tender estimates;
  • Advising on, inviting and evaluating tenders;
  • Advising on construction contract recommending appointment of contractor;
  • Drawing up construction contract documents;
  • Measuring work in progress and preparation of valuations;
  • Preparation of project financial appraisals;
  • Measurement and valuation of variations;
  • Examination, evaluation, adjudication and reporting on contractor claims;
  • Measurement and preparation of final accounts;
  • Advising on dispute resolution and arbitration / litigation.
The candidate should submit up-to-date curriculum vitae, together with his/her application, which details in chronological order, among other data, details of the projects the candidate has undertaken in the course of his / her career and the role played in each project.

The applications should be sent to the following address by 05 February 2012:

The Human Resources Manager
GIBB Projects Limited
5th Floor, Office of the Prime Minister’s Building, Harambee Avenue
P O Box 30020-00100 Nairobi

or Email: hr@gibbinternational.com

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