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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
  • Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    Projects Estimation Manager

    Gross Salary:  Very Competitive,

    Location: Nairobi,

    Our client is a leading engineering and contracting company specialized in designing and executing electrical works, with the main focus being in the corporate market. They seek to hire a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator who will be responsible for calculating major construction cost estimates, and you will be involved in the planning, development, negotiation, and contract execution of a project.


    • Determining the total cost of materials, equipment, utilities, and labour for construction projects.
    • Researching construction documents and analysing specifications.
    • Preparing estimates for planning, organizing, and scheduling project work.
    • Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
    • Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials, and securing the best deals with vendors and subcontractors.
    • Ensuring that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline.
    • Regularly reporting to Management and keeping clients updated on the project status.
    • Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates.
    • Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits, and providing other services, like bid deliveries, when required.
    • Measurement and pricing of prospective tender projects.
    • Preparation of monthly contract cost reports.
    • Settlement of final accounts.
    • Attending and updating regular meetings with clients.
    • Providing contractual advice to the project manager.
    • Performing other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or an equivalent degree.
    • At least 9 – 15 years of experience from site management to project management
    • Must have experience in residential, commercial and infrastructure projects
    • Experience in Power project (Solar, Biomass, Thermal) will be an added advantage
    • Exceptional time management, multitasking, and interpersonal skills.
    • Brilliant management and negotiation skills.
    • Ability to closely collaborate with other project teams and stakeholders.
    • Excellent research, proposal writing, and oral presentation skills.
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Ability to travel extensively and perform site visits.

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    Head of HR & Administration

    Gross Salary:  Very Competitive,

    Industry: Electrical Engineering,

    Our client is a leading engineering and contracting company specialized in designing and executing electrical works, with the main focus being in the corporate market. They seek to hire a HR and Admin Manager to provide oversight and guidance to the development and monitoring of processes related to recruitment and retention, compliance, compensation, benefits, training and development; as well as oversee administrative functions.


    • Oversee all staff recruitment processes
    • Oversee all labour engagement for the office and manage the new hire orientation and exit process.
    • Oversee and coordinate the performance evaluation process
    • Formulate effective performance appraisal policy procedures and ensure its compliance, track and report on staff and team performance
    • Manage employee benefit plans/programs e.g. Pension schemes, Staff Medical schemes, Group Life schemes, Group Personal Accidents schemes, etc.
    • Develop and manage comprehensive staff training plan in all departments
    • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy
    • Manage all insurance schemes’ benefits contracts and assure high quality coverage for all staff.
    • Ensure HR activity meets and integrates with organizational requirements for quality, legal and ethical stipulations
    • Salary and benefits administration, including; management of all statutory deductions and act as the focal point for any issues arising
    • Responsible for confidential management of employee and personnel records
    • Manage the disciplinary processesin concert with relevant manager and in accordance with the set guidelines
    • Manage Human Resources Information System to ensure accurate and timely availability of information and management reports
    • Maintain an approved list of contractors and vendor database.
    • Undertake effective sourcing of goods and services; compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
    • Enhance organisation communication flow, encourage and develop employee-management communication.


    • A Bachelor’s degree or an MBA in Business Management, Administration or Human Resource management
    • Must be a member of IHRM with a practicing certificate
    • At least 8 – 10 years’ work experience in a contracting company
    • Asian Candidates are encouraged to apply
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
    • Knowledgeable with the ISO Environmental Management Standards
    • Familiarity with Construction, manufacturing or mining industry is an added advantage
    • Ability to observe deadlines and achieve results
    • Should be a team player
    • Good planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] before 15th April 2020. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

    N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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

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