Quantity Surveyor Intern

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5323/22979
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 Months renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 15-Dec-2021 to 18-Jan-2022


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.


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Background Information – Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMC)

Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements.. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and island states.

Background Information - Job-specific

The Technical Services Unit (TSU) engages in multidisciplinary design, assessments and advisory work, and manages relationships with other technical stakeholders such as specialist design firms for high risk structures.  

The Technical Services Unit office is based in Nairobi and personnel may be required to travel extensively to other UNOPS locations.

The Technical Services Unit (TSU) currently provides design services for infrastructure works to Project Managers. Recently the team has expanded its offering to include consulting services such as assessments, feasibility studies and advisory services on a wide range of infrastructure types.  

The TSU currently has 16 permanent and 60+ retainer personnel including architects, civil engineers, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, quantity surveyors, GIS and specialist infrastructure advisors (for dams, ICT and biomedical works) and CAD technicians as well as support personnel.  Current projects are underway / imminent in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Zambia, Mozambique and Cameroon.

The TSU is a business unit for the Multi-Country office and comes under the direction of the Director for East and Southern Africa office (KEMC).

The Quantity Surveying Intern shall  be responsible for assisting the Quantity Surveying team  to ensure timely, cost effective and quality delivery of the projects. 


Under the overall supervision of the TSU Manager and under direct supervision of...

Must have completed at least three years towards attaining a degree in Quantity ...

Experience working in a busy Quantity Surveying office will be an added advantag...

Fluency in English (writing, reading and speaking) is required.

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: Internship Contract level: N/A Contract duration: 6 months This...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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