7. Assistant Manager Quantity Survey – Ref: KRBR106
Reports to the Design, planning and Environment Manager. Responsible for preparing of cost estimates, bill of quantities for construction projects to facilitate preparation of accurate tender documents to ensure the adequate budget provision for approved projects
a) Duties and Responsibilities
i) Providing direction, control and coordination of quantity surveying function.
ii) Formulating, implementing and reviewing policy on tendering and procurement procedures, financial and contract administration of building construction and maintenance contracts;
iii) Coordinating design and supervising construction and maintenance of buildings, civil works and research activities;
iv) Supervision Recommending registration of Graduate Quantity Surveyors in the Corporation
v) Litigating and arbitrating in liaison with other engineering and Departments for all compliance matters relating to the function. Carrying out quality and cost control and standards for all construction projects
vi) Working closely with the bid/proposal team in the initial stages and with the project implementation team/engineering team when the project becomes live
vii) Verifying and validating of projects costing
viii) Preparing, managing and monitoring the sectional budgets
ix) Approval of all projects final payments certificates
x) Identifying, analyzing and developing responses to commercial risks
xi) Preparing and analyzing costing for tenders
xii) Allocating work to subcontractors
xiii) Analyzing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
xiv) Valuing completed works and arranging payments
xv) Management System for the division by ensuring that business process meets the requirements of ISO9001:2015 standard
b) Requirements for the Job
i) Master degree in quantity surveying, project management, business administration or equivalent from a recognized institution;
ii) Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a recognized Institution.
iii) A minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience and at least three (3) in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
iv) Professional membership with Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK)
v) Proficiency in Computer applications;
vi) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
TERMS OF OFFER
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.
The application form, details of duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways website; www.krc.co.ke
When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.
Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).
In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:
i) Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
ii) Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
iv) Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
v) Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications to be addressed to the:
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,
To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.
Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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