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  • Posted: Dec 9, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Victory Farms is a tilapia fish farm established in 2015. VF is located on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria and has distribution capacity throughout Kenya. The Company is rapidly expanding its farm operation, fish processing, and sales & marketing capabilities. By the end of 2017, VF is on track to be the largest aquaculture farm in East Africa. VF is em...
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     Job Description/Requirements

    • Reporting directly to the Project Manager, the Backhoe Operator responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
    • Operate the backhoe and other heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
    • Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance.
    • Ensure company equipment, material, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner.
    • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
    • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required.
    • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.
    • Advise the managers of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
    • Participate in routine maintenance.


    • Minimum 5 years’ experience operating a Backhoe or its equivalent.
    • Must have a valid driving license (special class).
    • Must have a plant operator license.
    • Fluent in English.
    • Be willing to relocate to rural Kenya

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    Quantities Surveyor

    Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
    Start date: Immediate


    We are seeking a skilled, reliable, efficient quantity surveyor to join our rapidly growing organization. In this position, you will estimate the costs of construction projects, working with construction, finance, and procurement to provide the most cost-effective plans that meet high-quality standards. You will report to our Project Manager, working on a wide array of upcoming projects on our farm in Homa Bay that need on the ground attention from start to finish.

    What we’re looking for:

    • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, business, or related field
    • 5+ years of construction estimating experience
    • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
    • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
    • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
    • Excels in a startup environment by staying organized, not being afraid to take initiative and willing to jump in and help wherever needed
    • Proficiency in MS Project and Excel


    • Work alongside our Construction Manager and Project manager to prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation for all upcoming CapEx projects
    • Identify appropriate construction materials and liaise with procurement and finance to ensure that they are delivered on time
    • Negotiate with and hire contractors and subcontractors
    • Measure and value the work done on site by our contractors and subcontractors
    • Keep track of construction materials in use across all projects and in inventory
    • Analyze costs for maintenance of our buildings and equipment


    Must be willing to relocate to Homa Bay, in the area around Sindo town (Suba sub county)

    Method of Application

    Please send a CV and cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications to [email protected] or hardcopy applications to the hardcopy applications to the farm in Roo Bay, Sinda.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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