The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) – Assistant Director, Quantity Surveying.

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Job Reference Number: V/No. 24/2020

Terms of Service; Pensionable

Work Station: NAIROBI


Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications:

For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: –

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Building Economics, Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Professional Membership to Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) or any other recognized professional body with Good Standing;
  • A Senior Management Course or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing of cost analysis and estimates of proposed new and rehabilitation maintenance constructions.
  • Reviewing tender documents (including Bills of Quantities), valuation of construction works and advising on contractual matters.
  • Maintaining a register of contractors and consultants, including their qualifications and profiles.
  • Maintaining files for construction and consultant contracts.
  • Supervising private consultants engaged by the Judiciary.
  • Implementing performance management and measurement understanding within the section.
  • Reviewing accuracy of cost analysis for projects, repairs and maintenance works;
  • Reviewing risk, value management, and cost control;
  • Overseeing feasibility studies and project requirements;
  • Coordinating estimations and costing of works;
  • Costing appraisal of material and labour scheduling for all on-going projects, quality control (on basis of construction program);
  • Overseeing payment claims on projects and advising on property taxation;
  • Providing post-occupancy advice, facilities management services and life cycle costing advice.
  • Ensuring all staff carry out their work efficiently, including ensuring that proper contracts and tendering procedures are followed within judiciary.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum nine (9) years relevant work experience;
  • At least three (3) years at Middle Management level;

Job Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
  • Professional and Technical competence;
  • Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
  • Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
  • Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented

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Closing Date 10/28/2020




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