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Architect and Construction Manager

Aga Khan University
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position of Architect and Construction Manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quality Surveyors of Kenya
  • Have a minimum of 8 years of similar work experience with a reputable organization both as project architect and project manager
  • Have evidence-based experience of working through all architectural stages from concept design to running a job site
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT and equivalent software


  • Reporting to the Director Facilities the incumbent will offer architectural and construction support towards the management of construction projects that will include design and management of projects undertaken by a team of external consultants as well as the architectural design and management of projects undertaken in-house.
  • Develop project/construction management policy, procedure and protocols in line with institutional policies and practices
  • Oversee project design, planning, execution and handover; ensuring adherence project cost, scope and quality baseline.
  • Lead in the production of schematic design, design development, cost plan and Tender drawing, Bill of Quantities and other construction documents in consultation with stakeholders;
  • Review new projects for compliance with the master plan to ensure smooth integration of the project;
  • Prepare project feasibilities and review documents for quality control evaluation to ensure optimal utilization of resources to achieve the organizational goals;
  • Plan, coordinate and maintain project design schedules to ensure projects are complete within budget and agreed timelines;
  • Monitor project progress day to day basis; conduit site meeting, review change/variation request; furnish request for information(RFI) and resolve coordination issues among different.
  • Ensure proper review of valuations and bills submitted by contractors.
  • Ensure all snag lists are attended before issuance of certificate of completion. Ensure Ensure close out documentation and project archives are completed;
  • Attend regular meeting with clients, consultants, contractors and other specialists to build strategic relationship with key stakeholders;
  • Lead the quality assurance team during construction;
  • Actively seek new design and construction methods;
  • Oversee in-house construction phases of projects;
  • Manage an in-house team and assign tasks and responsibilities to provide strategic support in establishing spaces and designs that are in line with our standards.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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