Quantity Surveyor - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 10:44:00 pm

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a statutory Health Insurance Scheme established by Act of Parliament NO.9 of 1999, to undertake the responsibility of insuring medical care services to its members.

The Fund commenced its operations in 2001. Its head office is located at, Kurasini (Bendera Tatu) Dar es Salaam, and has branch offices in /lala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Moroqoro, Dodoma, Moshi, Arusha, Tanga, Iringa, Mbeya, Rukwa, Ruvuma, Mtwara, Mwanza, Mara, Tabora, Kigoma, Lindi, Sing ida, Shinyanga, Kibaha, Kagera Manyara, and Zanzibar and will soon open other offices in Geita, Njombe, Katavi, and Simiyu.

NHIF now seeks to recruit dynamic, intelligent and result - oriented Tanzanians with high integrity, to fill the following vacancies:

Position: Quantity Surveyor - 1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Undertakes costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Assists in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performs risk and value management and cost control
  • Advises on procurement strategy
  • Identifies, analyses and develops responses to commercial risks;
  • Prepares and analyses costing for tenders
  • Allocates work to subcontractors
  • Provides advice on contractual claims
  • Analyses outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
  • Values completed work and arranges payments
  • Maintains awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understands the implications of health and safety regulations

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Minimum of 2 years office based work experience
  • High level of skill in Microsoft Office software
  • Experience in other BMS custom software
  • First degree or equivalent qualification majoring in Accounting.

All applicants must be able to speak, read and write in both
English and Kiswahili.
All applicants must have proven skills of computer applications.
Applicants should be ready to work in any of NHIF offices in the country.
All applicants must be of the age below 36 years old by

Attractive and competitive remuneration package shall be offered to the right candidates.


Handwritten applications attached with current coloured passport size photograph of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates, CVand names and addresses of two referees should reach the undersigned not later than 30th November 2015. Applications should be submitted by post or physically at NHIF Head office located at Kurasini Bendera Tatu, near Tanzania Habours Authority Headquarters, Dar es Salaam.

NHIF is an equal opportunity employer.

Director General
National Health Insurance Fund
P.O. Box 11360



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