The Quantity Surveyor shall be part of a team responsible for leading in the constructionof an Integrated Molecular Imaging Center involving the construction of the buildinginfrastructure as well as the installation of highly specialized systems and equipment. TheQuantity Surveyor shall be responsible for managing all aspects of the contractual andfinancial side of the project, including managing the cost and helping to ensure that theproject is completed within its projected budget
Qualifications Knowledge and Skills
a) Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a recognized University.
b) Professional qualifications and Compliance required to effectively perform in the role:
Registration with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya or any other Professional Architects Registration Board in the country of current residence
Member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK)
c) Software Skills and Experience
Skilled at 3D Impressions and AutoCAD designs.
Computer knowledge in Microsoft programs.
d) Minimum level of experience and knowledge required for the job:
Minimum 5 years post-registration experience as a Quantity Surveyor in a busy consulting office or institution.
In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry standards and practices.
Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills.
Highly skilled person with an eye for details and quality
Forward planning capability
Ability to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes
Numeracy skills to handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role.
A thorough technical understanding of building construction methods
e) Soft skills required for the Job:
• Communication skills
• Writing and presentation skills
• Creative thinking skills and ability to solve problems
• Organizational skills
• Leadership skills
• Observation skills
• Analytical skills
Review the draft designs and drawing from the Architect and give cost estimates.
Give cost estimates for the detailed final drawings and designs, including mechanical, electrical, and structural from the Architect.
Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities in liaison with the building and engineering consultants.
Participate in tender evaluation before contract award.
Participate in site handover to the contractors.
Participate in the daily, weekly and Monthly Projects progress meetings and advise on areas at risk.
Monitor the Project as it progresses and advises the Project Manager and Management Committee on adherence to quantities and quality of materials and any cost changes anticipated.
Assess completed work and prepare a report including costing to ensure the Hospital does not overpay against a certificate. This report will be timeously issued to the Project Manager.
Participate in negotiations between the Hospital and the Contractor on any arising cost disputes.
Participate in the handover of the Project from the Contractor to the Hospital upon completion.
Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 5 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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