Reporting to: Project Manager.
Strategic Business Unit: Optiven Homes (Construction)
Location: Optiven Homes (Construction) Centre -Kitengela
Gross Salary Range: Ksh 50,000 – Ksh 70,000

Optiven Construction is the construction arm of Optiven Group, it has been in business for over 7 years, mainly building residential homes for customers who have bought plots with Optiven Limited and manufacturing concrete products like cabro, fencing poles and building blocks among others.

We work closely with our clients to accurately interpret their dreams/visions in drawings and bring them to the desired reality through construction solutions to meet their needs. We communicate with our clients throughout the construction process to keep them informed of progress and to ensure that our project is on schedule and within budget.

With past experience, Optiven Construction under Optiven Homes is desirous of expanding its operations so as to meet the growing housing needs of our customers and also support Government’s agenda for housing.

We are seeking to hire an experienced persons to fill the position of a foreman. The successful persons will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives, ensuring that all work is delivered safely on time and within budget along with managing equipment and materials required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans shared by site managers.
  2. Produce schedules and monitor attendance of site workers to ensure no ghost workers.
  3. Allocate general and daily responsibilities
  4. Supervise and train workers and tradespeople
  5. Ensure manpower and resources are adequate to finish work on time.
  6. Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met. Ensure Safety gear is worn at all times.
  7. Supervise the use of machinery and equipment to ensure correct usage to avoid unnecessary breakdowns.
  8. Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget
  9. Resolve problems when they arise at the site.
  10. Report on progress to managers, engineers, etc.
  11. Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills

  • TVET diploma or diploma in engineering (electrical, civil, masonry, etc.)
  • Proven experience as a construction foreman
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment, and OSH guidelines
  • Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to read drawings, plans, and blueprints
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math
  • Ability to manage people
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Good physical condition and stamina
  • High level of maturity, good character with positive values.


If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and are self-driven, then apply using the following link; on or before 3rd November 2023.


  • We do not charge for job applications and interviews.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Due to the huge number of applications we get only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants give the company express consent to conduct background checks for employment suitability.