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  • Posted on: 17 June, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Who we are
    Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life. We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We are vertically-integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability. Bridge expects to continue rapid expansion in East Africa, and will be launching operations in Nigeria in September 2015, with India to follow in 2016.

    Construction at Bridge
    Our Development group (real estate, legal, physical planning, construction) owns the life cycle of academy expansion, from identifying potential land deals in our communities through to constructing academies, sometimes several dozen at a time. The construction team is responsible for building on greenfield sites and renovating existing sites to Bridge’s spec for academies.

    Field Architect

     

    Construction at Bridge
    Our Development group (real estate, legal, physical planning, construction) owns the life cycle of academy expansion, from identifying potential land deals in our communities through to constructing academies, sometimes several dozen at a time. The construction team is responsible for building on greenfield sites and renovating existing sites to Bridge’s spec for academies.

    About the role

    Your role is to provide architectural support to the team. We expect that  you will be detail-oriented, responsive, and eager to move quickly and accurately to ensure that timelines are met.

    What you will do
    • Carrying out detailed initial site survey including site analysis
    • Carrying out architectural designs including site planning, schemes, and detailed design
    • Preparing preliminary, schematic and detailed architectural drawings
    • Measuring existing facilities and preparing measured drawings
    • Preparing, maintaining and updating detailed schedules of completed facilities
    • Construction work supervision and audit
    What you should have
    • Degree in architecture; specialist knowledge of ArchiCAD requiredExperience doing site measurements, architectural design and drawing, and site work supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Adaptable and flexible to changing conditions

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    Quantity Surveyor

     

    Development at Bridge

    Our Development group (real estate, legal, physical planning, construction) owns the life cycle of academy expansion, from identifying potential land deals in our communities through to constructing academies, sometimes several dozen at a time. The construction team is a key area of the business and is responsible for the construction, modification or repair of school buildings prior to the opening of all academies. The quantity surveyor is responsible for establishing construction costs and contracts.  Success in this position will be dependent upon the timely delivery of cost planning and commercial management throughout the project life cycle of the construction of Bridge International Academies in Nigeria.

    What you will do 

    • Providing general cost planning and control advice for decision making. 
    • Formulating and updating all necessary tools for data collection, process planning, monitoring and control, and analyses. 
    • Carrying out life-cycle cost projections, estimations and computations for decision making
    • Prescribing and constantly reviewing specifications, work methods, processes and procedures with a view towards maximizing cost efficiency.
    • Carrying out cost computations, preparation of budget templates, budget reviews and updates
    • Formulating, reviewing, monitoring and updating payment processes, procedures, controls and tools in consultation with the Finance Department.
    • Reviewing and approving payment documentation including site documents, relevant procurement and accounting documents
    • Determination and forecasting of construction costs including adjustment policy, planning and implementation.
    • Determining periodic workload-based construction funds requirements as required for financial decision-making.
    • Carrying out cost studies and surveys including cost comparatives, component/elemental cost analyses and real-time cost performance analyses.

    What you should have

    • 5+ years of related experience in a busy and dynamic work environment.
    • Experience handling concurrent projects in multiple locations.
    • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian construction market.
    • Statistical analysis knowledge is  an asset
    • Degree or Diploma in Quantity Surveying or related field
    • Master’s degree in Construction Management or Project management shall be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested in these position, apply on Jobvite using the links below:

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