Senior Quantity Surveyor

23 May

Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job description


Overall responsibilities:

The role will primarily focus on civil engineering and infrastructure projects, and the day-to-day tasks will include the following:

  • Provision of cost estimates for civil engineering projects
  • Preparation of quantities from a range of drawings with varying levels of detail
  • Cost advice at all stages of the project life-cycle
  • Advice during the procurement phase and tender evaluation
  • Post-contract cost management services
  • Assessment of project risk allowances to feed into project budgets
  • Delivering excellent service to clients in all aspects of project delivery


Hard skills and experience:

You will be a natural team player who can demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum 10 year’s experience as a civil cost estimator/quantity surveyor/cost manager
  • Contracting experience is mandatory
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external clients
  • Experience in the preparation of estimates from first principles
  • Commercial acumen and ability to mentor junior team members
  • Knowledge and experience in Cost Estimating and Quantity Surveying software such as Cost X and Winqs
  • Operates with high standards of integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • An understanding of the FIDIC conditions of the Contract is essential, and Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 1986 Edition is required.
  • Registration with the Board of Registered Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya or any other reputable organisation (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK is preferred.)

How to apply

Please submit your updated resume to and clearly indicate ‘Quantity Surveyor’ in the subject line by June 15, 2023