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Principal Superintendent Architect

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.
Method of Application
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, to reach on or before 25th June, 2018 at 5.00p.m. and addressed to:-

The Chairperson,
Kisii County Public Service Board,
Mwalimu Hotel Building,
P.O Box 1848 - 40200 –Kisii, Kenya.


  1. Providing architectural drawings.
  2. Developing objectives, requirements and budget of a project
  3. Preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to clients
  4. Advising the client on the practicality of their project
  5. Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts
  6. Assisting in project planning and management by coordinating the work of contractors
  7. Producing detailed workings, drawings and specifications
  8. Specifying the nature and quality of materials required
  9. Preparing tender applications and presentations
  10. Drawing up tender documents for contracts
  11. Negotiating with contractors and other professionals
  12. Preparing applications for planning and building control departments
  13. Controlling a project from start to finish and ensure timely finish and proper utilization of project budget. 
  14. Regularly visit site to check on progress of projects to avert problems and issues that arise during construction.
  15. Ensuring that the environmental impact of the project is managed

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kisii
Area of work: Engineering, architecture
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Project management; Budgeting, financial planning; Architectural planning and design; Reporting; Contractual negotiations; Contract drafting and preparation; Tender preparation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kisii County

GovernmentalCompany size: 100-500 people

The county has a highland equatorial climate resulting into a bimodal rainfall pattern with two rainy seasons, the long rains occurring between February and June and the short rains occurring between September and early December. The adequate rainfall, coupled with moderate temperature is suitable for growing of crops like tea, coffee, maize, beans, and finger millet potatoes, bananas and groundnuts. This also makes it possible to practice dairy farming in the county.

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