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Vacancy: Construction Officer Job in Kenya

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Job Title: Construction Officer

Reports To: Projects Director

Job Purpose: Building and construction – Residential and Commercial properties, this includes conducting construction surveys, engaging in research, analysing results, planning the construction, designing, acquiring the right licensing, overseeing and building it to completion.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Inspect the site to ensure that the building which will be put up can be accommodated by that area in relation to ground and water level and also determine the grade and elevation levels of the area.
  • Accomplish construction Human Resource objectives by selecting construction staff and casuals, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and managing staff; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Engage and manage sub-contractors, monitor and control their performance.
  • Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions; providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information.
  • Approve construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases.
  • Prevent fines and interruptions by complying with legal regulations and maintaining safe, secure and healthy work environment.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Diploma in Building Engineering with excellent knowledge in Project Management and Quality Management.
  • High proficiency in IT and the relevant modern Engineering software.
  • Must possess leadership skills, Supervision, Manage Profitability, Attention to Detail and Quality Focus,
  • Over 5 years proven experience in the same position,
  • Honest with outstanding interpersonal skills and Professionalism.
  • Proactive and result oriented.
  • High integrity, maturity and good character.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • High proficiency in IT
  • Organisational/planning skills and
  • Pleasant personality, self-driven and able to work under minimum supervision.
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If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and are self-driven, then send your resume to recruitment@optiven.co.ke on or before 17th January 2020

NB: We do not charge for job applications and interviews.

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SPONSORED: Achieving affordable homes made easy with Optiven

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Building your own home is an extremely fulfilling experience. Many Kenyans prefer building their homes as opposed to buying ready-made ones. This explains why other homeownership options like Mortgages are stand at a pale 26, 000 against a population of over 23 million adults.

Essentially, this popular option of building a home, involves buying a plot of land and then literally getting involved in the process of building a quality home.

Determining the architectural design, the facilities of your home, the space that each of them will occupy and vetting the right architect/structural engineer/ contractor is imperative in this process.

Procuring quality building materials for your home will be an essential part of your home building process. Check;

 

 

Concrete materials will always be one of the areas that can either shoot your building cost or literally bring it down, depending on the options that you take. As you envision to come up with your dream home, there is someone who is working day and night to make sure that you get the best concrete products for your construction: Check Video;

 

Get in touch with us today as we make your homeownership dream come true.

Call us on: 0702 250 250
Website: https://www.optiven.co.ke/construction/

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Ethiopian Airlines to build $5 billion mega airport 

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Ethiopian Airlines has disclosed a project plan to put up a large airport at a cost amounting to USD5 billion (KSh500 billion).

The construction of the present-day airport will start in the year 2020 in Bishoftu, a town situated 39 kilometers southeast of Addis Ababa, according to Ethiopian chief executive officer Tewolde Gebremariam.

The airport will extend over to an area of 35 square km, and it will be built in a way it can serve over 100 million passengers a year.

“Bole Airport is not going to accommodate us; we have a beautiful expansion project. The airport looks very beautiful and very large, but with the way that we are growing, in about three or four years we are going to be full,” the state-run Ethiopian News Agency quoted Tewolde.

Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa handles approximately 19 million passengers in a year. The chief executive officer announced that the construction will commence in the coming six months, but he did not reveal how the project will be financed or who will construct the airport.

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EXQUISITE: Buy this $1 Million home in Kenya today [VIDEO]

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Introducing Amara Ridge in the leafy suburbs of Karen. Cytonn Investment, Cytonn Investments,  an independent investments management firm, is proud to present this outstanding and exclusive private gated community in Karen that offers a distinctly luxurious real estate option.

It is an exclusive private gated community in Karen and it is close to everything in Karen yet tucked away from it all.

Conveniently located with easy access to Lang’ata Road and Ngong’ Road, residents have an array of amenities to enjoy, and events to keep their calendars buzzing with activity all year round.

“The first time I asked to be allowed to see these $1million homes from Cytonn real estate was in February 2019. I kept asking until my request was granted. For me, walking through real estate is believing. Prepare to become a believer,” says Carol Mutoko. Watch:

The lush and leafy suburb of Karen is located just 30 minutes outside of Nairobi, and is surrounded by Ngong’ Hills and Ngong’ Forest.

Its winding roads run through forested areas, streams, ridges and open plains, lending this suburb an air of tranquility and natural beauty.

Cutting through Ngong’ Forest and running along the boundary of Karen is the Southern Bypass which offers Karen residents easy and fast access to the city and to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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Karen boasts a selection of high-end retail stores; shopping malls as well as several dining options, and the largest concentration of international schools in Nairobi.

Its heritage is steeped in the legacy of Karen Blixen, the Danish author and humanitarian, who lived in this part of Nairobi, fell in love with its environs and people, and left a mark and memory that permeates the very essence of Karen and showcases the beauty of Kenya, to this very day.

To live in Karen is to embrace a lifestyle that is beautiful, expansive, elegant, tranquil and luxurious. Karen is a destination for those who dare to dream.

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