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Job ID: 57664
Job Views: 3114
Location: bungoma, Bungoma, Kenya
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Job Category: Consultant
Employment Type: Full time

Posted: 06.08.2016

Quantity Surveyor Short term Consultancy Career Recruitment June 2016

Job Description

MANI Project Quantity Surveyor Short term Consultancy in Bungoma County, Kenya June 2016

Job vacancy:MANI Project Quantity Surveyor Short term Consultancy Recruitment Kenya 2016

Job Description: Today Quantity Surveyor Short term Consultancy Work Kenya



Title: Quantity Surveyor - Consultant

Supervisor / Reporting to:
Facility Upgrade Manager

Job Type: Short term Consultancy

Nationality: Open for Kenyan Nationals only.

Project background: The Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement (MANI) Project is run by an Options-led consortium of eight agencies (CARE Kenya, AMREF, Population Council, MannionDanniels, KPMG, IHPMR and MSI). 


The MANI Project is component three of a wider programme that looks at health systems strengthening and health financing targeting the poorest women in Bungoma County and implementation of an innovation challenge fund across six DFID-supported counties (Bungoma, Homa Bay, Garissa, Kakamega, Nairobi (slums) and Turkana).

The project’s strategy focuses on reducing the three common delays women face in accessing quality maternal and neonatal care, especially in Bungoma County. Project activities in fall under two integrated outputs:

Output 1: Strengthening health systems to manage and deliver quality maternal and newborn health (MNH) services, to ensure that women and newborns receive quality services (delay 3).

Output 2: Increasing demand for and uptake of MNH services to ensure that mothers and newborns seek and access the appropriate care (delays 1 and 2).

Facility Upgrade Component

The project received additional funds from DFID under Climate Change and Sustainability to improve the function, hygiene and client comfort at public health facilities. The approach will be to ensure that investment in sustainable energy, water and sanitation results in improvement in health service delivery and outcomes.

The project will use clean energy sources and water supplies to ensure that facilities are energy secure and able to provide quality emergency obstetric and neonatal services. 
Upgrading the power and water supply will contribute to health facility readiness to deliver services, thus contributing to the reduction of morbidity and mortality in Bungoma County.

The component has 4 main targets;
1. Installation of Solar Power Units in targeted health facilities in the County.

2. Ensure regular water supply by installing Rain water harvesting and storage facilities.

3. Carry out sanitation facilities improvements in targeted health facilities

4. Training cleaners in hygiene and sanitation skills and safe disposal of medical waste

Scope of Work: MANI Project would like contract a Quantity Surveyor firm / individual to design infrastructural improvements, rain water harvesting systems, sanitation facilities improvement in selected 54 Health facilities in Bungoma County.

The specific roles of the consultant will include;
a) Review the MANI Resource Audit report – WASH and Infrastructure.

b) Conduct field visits to the targeted sites for WASH and Infrastructure improvements (attached list of health facilities)

c) Design upgrade Interventions for each of the hospitals: site plans, mechanical, architectural and structural drawings.

d) Develop Bills of Quantities (BOQ) for each of the hospital Improvements – Rain Water Supply and Sanitation Improvements (VIP Latrines, Soak Pits, Placenta pits, pour flush and plumping and drainage systems and Pour Flush Latrines)

e) Design some infrastructural improvements and develop Bills of Quantities (BOQ’s)

Consulting Period: The consultant will be required for a period of 30 days


1. Firms individual are required to be registered as Quantity surveyors/ Civil engineers with the engineering board of Kenya

2. The Firms should have individuals qualified with Bachelor's degree in Quantity survey or Civil Engineering and Architecture.

3. The individuals with Higher national diploma/Diploma in Civil engineering working in the firms’ MUST have 3 years’ experience in Water and Sanitation projects

4. The firms should have at least 5 years’ experience in building and construction with atleast 3 years in the health sector in Kenya

5. Firms should have at least five years' experience in designing – architectural, mechanical; electrical and civil works in hospital settings

6. Experience in developing Bills of Quantities (BOQ) and construction of sanitation works; Soakaway pits; Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) Latrines; Pour flush systems Plumping and Drainage systems; Placenta pits; Rain water harvesting systems

Regulatory Bodies Registrations

a) The firms should be registered by National Construction Authority (NCA) in relevant class of constructions.

b) The firms’/individuals engineers should be registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya.

Statutory Requirements
  1. Certificate of incorporation
  2. Pin certificate
  3. Tax compliance certificate
  4. National Construction Authority (NCA) certificate.
  • Proofs of similar work done;
Applicants are requested to attach prove of similar works undertaken in the last 5 years accompanied by letters of recommendations from previous clients.

If you meet the above qualifications and requirements, send your application, registration documents clearly stating your qualifications relevance to the requirements together with the Financial proposal (inclusive of all taxes) to the Email: opportunities@manikenya.com by Friday 17th June 2016


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