Reporting to: – Project Manager.
Strategic Business Unit: – Optiven Homes (Construction)
Location: – Optiven Homes : Global Office Zamani Business Park, Karen.
Gross Salary Range: Ksh 80,000 – Ksh 120,000

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 person to fill the position of a quantity surveyor. The successful person will be estimating and controlling costs for construction projects and also make sure that structures meet legal and quality standards.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Ability and capacity to listen to the client’s needs and advise on costs for the same
  2. Ability and capacity to Estimate Quantities, costs, and time scales for the right materials and good labor and generate a reasonable and accurate BOQ.
  3. To prepare tender and contractual documents for sub-contractors.
  4. To provide accurate and timely cost advice throughout both the planning and construction phases of a building project.
  5. To ensure clients receive maximum value for money by reducing both capital and on-going costs
  6. To prevent cost overruns and over–expenditure.
  7. To identify, weigh, and advise management on commercial and any other risks and propose mitigation strategies.
  8. To track project costs and do reports to management.
  9. Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor with a focus on costs management.
  • Proficient in relevant software for cost estimation and project management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation and communication abilities.
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to company mission.
  • Professionalism, 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.