Do you have what it takes to win and successfully deliver large scale projects?

If you are highly driven, with proven delivery track record, and have excellent analytical, commercial and communication skills, then we have an opening for you.

We expect a lot from our colleagues and in return we reward them well, provide a clear career growth path, and support them to realise their true potential
Civicon is a leading Engineering Contractor that focuses on delivering large scale oil and gas, power generation, power transmission, water supply, transport infrastructure, mining and industrial projects. We operate in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, DRO, Zambia and Mozambique.

 

As we celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we have an ambitious growth agenda. 
We are now searching for highly experienced engineers and estimators to join our world class team to drive this agenda.
All positions report to Head of Business Development and are based at the Corporate Head Office at West End Towers in Nairobi
 
Proposals & Marketing Manager
1 Position
 
In addition to deputising for the Head of Business Development, the successful applicant will be accountable for analysing the regional opportunity landscape, identifying opportunities, engaging with existing and potential customers from prospecting stage, bid preparation stage, follow up and contract negotiation, successful delivery and project closure. 
He/she will be a highly seasoned networker with in-depth understanding of the regional construction sector and a good understanding of the international construction market.

As a minimum, you will have:
  • Either Engineering qualification with strong sales, marketing and people management skills or Marketing background with good grasp of engineering projects
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a business development role with a leading engineering or construction company
  • Excellent networker with demonstrated ability to create and nature strong personal relationships locally and internationally
  • Excellent verbal, written communication /presentation skills
  • Demonstrated track record of developing project and construction business
  • Astute negotiator with strong financial acumen
  • Ability and flexibility to travel extensively
Senior Estimating Engineer / QS – Roads, Highways & Bridges
The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying opportunities, preparing and submitting winning bids for roads, highways and bridges. 
He/She will have demonstrated capability and experience in handling multiple tenders while at the same time providing leadership to the roads tendering team

As a minimum, you will have:-
  • University degree in Civil Engineering or QS with 5 to 10 years’ experience in roads, bridges and highways construction
  • Practical/hands on construction experience
  • Experience working with KURA, KERRA, KENHA and the Kenya Roads Board and other regional authorities
  • Strong sector working relationships and networks
  • Proven track record ofleading preparation ofwinning bids and evaluation of tenders
  • Experience in managing roads contracts using FIDIC will be an added advantage
Senior Estimator / QS – Commercial & Industrial Buildings
Successful candidates will take responsibility for preparing and submitting winning bids for industrial and commercial buildings.
As a minimum, you will have:
  • University qualification in Civil, Structural Engineering or QS with 5 to 10 years’ relevant experience in buildings, mixed use, commercial developments and manufacturing facilities
  • Practical construction experience
  • Strong sector relationships and networks with developers, consultants and quantity surveying firms
  • Proven track record of preparing and leading preparation and evaluation of tenders
  • Experience in managing building contracts using FIDIC and JBC will be an added advantage
Senior Estimating Engineer – Power Generation & Transmission
Successful candidate will take responsibility for preparing and submitting winning bids for Power Generation and Transmission. 
As a minimum, you will have:-
  • Qualifications in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with 5 to 10 years’ relevant work experience in the Power sector
  • Experience with power generation and power transmission (transmission lines and substations)
  • Strong sector working relationships and networks with KenGen, GDC, IPPs, local and international power developers and consultants
  • Proven track record of preparing and leading preparation of winning bids and evaluation of tenders
Senior Estimating Engineer – Heavy Civil
Successful applicant will be responsible for preparing and submitting winning bids for heavy civil construction projects. 
As a minimum, you will have:
  • Civil Engineer or QS with 5 to 10 years’ experience in heavy civils such as Dams, Hydro-power, railways and mining
  • Practical construction experience
  • Strong sector working relationships and networks
  • Proven track record of preparing and leading preparation of winning bids and evaluation of tenders
How to Apply
If you believe that your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the required profile, kindly submit your CV which should be complete with telephone contact, email address, names and contact details of three referees along with a 1 page covering letter via: careers@civicongroup.com to be received not later than 30 October 2015. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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