Project Quantity Surveyor at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation (KFHRF)

Vacancy Announcement: Project Quantity Surveyor

Number of Posts : 1

Supervisor : Project Manager

Duty Station : Kigali, Rwanda

Employment : Full-Time

Duration : 1 year contract – Renewable


King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation (KFHRF) is a non-profit Foundation dedicated to supporting the growth of Rwanda’s health sector. Through various programs, partnerships, and services at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda and other hospitals across the country, the Foundation strives to enhance specialized medical care, facilitate clinical research, promote education and capacity building, and advance social welfare initiatives. Currently, KFH is undergoing plans to expand to 600+ beds with appropriate adjustments made also to diagnostic and support services to serve the community over a 30-plus year horizon.

King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation is therefore seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of full-timeProject Quantity Surveyor to assist in the above project of design and build of King Faisal Hospital Rwanda expansion from 150 to 600 beds.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Cost Estimation and Budgeting: Analyzing design proposals to estimate the costs associated with construction resources required for the project. Developing accurate cost estimates and budgets to ensure that the proposed designs align with the project’s financial parameters.
  2. Value Engineering: Collaborating with the design team to identify opportunities for value engineering. This involves evaluating design alternatives and proposing cost-effective solutions that maintain or enhance project quality while minimizing costs.
  3. Risk Assessment and Management: Assessing the financial risks associated with design decisions and identifying strategies to mitigate these risks. This may involve identifying potential cost overruns, variations, or other factors that could impact the project budget and developing contingency plans to address them.
  4. Procurement Planning: Providing input on procurement strategies and advising on the selection of contractors, suppliers, and vendors based on cost considerations. Assisting with the preparation of tender documents, contract specifications, and procurement schedules to ensure that procurement activities align with the project budget and timeline.
  5. Cost Control and Monitoring: Monitoring project costs Throughout the design process, design review, and construction phase, diligently monitor project costs to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints. This involves tracking variations and change orders, analyzing their impact on project costs, and providing advice on appropriate cost management strategies.
  6. Documentation and Reporting: Maintaining accurate records of cost estimates, budget allocations, procurement activities, and project expenditures. Generating reports and presenting cost-related information to KFH Facilities and other project stakeholders, including design teams, project managers, and clients.
  7. Compliance and Regulations: Ensuring that design proposals comply with relevant regulations, codes, and standards related to cost management and construction practices. Advising on cost implications of regulatory requirements and assisting with regulatory approvals as necessary.
  8. Collaboration and Communication: Collaborating effectively with the design team, project managers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment on cost-related issues. Communicating regularly with stakeholders to provide updates on cost estimates, budgetary status, and any cost-related risks or opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying or construction management.
  2. Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in construction projects, with at least a minimum of 8 years of experience in a senior role.
  3. Be registered as a Professional Quantity surveyor with a valid license in RIQS (Rwanda Institute of Quantity Surveyors).
  4. Strong knowledge of quantity surveying principles, practices, and techniques, with expertise in cost management, procurement, and contract administration.
  5. Proficiency in relevant software applications, such as cost estimating tools, project management software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and make informed decisions.
  7. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise confidently with consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  8. Leadership abilities, including the capacity to motivate and inspire team members, manage conflicts, and drive results in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted via this link by April 22nd, 2024, at 23:59 CAT. Questions can be addressed to

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