Advert View :: Architect – OBO | Nairobi | Building / Construction / Skilled Trades

Print E-mail

Job Title

Architect – OBO



Advert Details

Recruiter: U.S. Embassy Nairobi Updated on: 2019-11-13 02:10:02
Contract Temporary
Location: Nairobi Available: ASAP
Category: Building / Construction / Skilled Trades Offer: Not Specified



The U.S. Mission in Nairobi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Architect.

Minimum Requirements

U.S. Mission                           Nairobi

Announcement Number:      Nairobi-2019-47

Position Title:             Architect – OBO (Fixed term position – not to exceed 4 years)

Opening Period:                    10/29/2019 – 11/12/2019

Series:                                     FSN 1110                   

Salary/Grade:                        Position Grade: FSN 1110 -11; FS-04

Who May Apply:                  All Interested Applicants / All Sources

                                                (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: A degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering is required.



Five years of progressive experience in the field of architecture related to building construction is required. Such experience to have been as a designer/architect working on a large scale (multi-million euro) residential or commercial development projects with at least two years of experience working with U.S./European codes and criteria of practice.



LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent, Reading/speaking /writing) English is required. (This may be tested.)

Level III (Fluent, Reading/Speaking/Writing) Kiswahili is required.


Skills and Abilities:


Job Knowledge:

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.  


Job Specification


The Architect shall inspect construction; review plans; recommend approval of shop drawings and submittals; maintain a daily log of construction activities; develop change orders including preparing cost estimates; and other construction engineering duties related to the construction of the Nairobi New Office Annex (NOX) project. S/he shall be capable of working independently and shall provide professional engineering services.

The Architect will report directly to the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Construction Manager.  

Please note this advert has expired and you can not apply for it any longer.


Recruiter Links

Company Profile
 Company Map
 Our Adverts
 Contact Us

Other positions we have available

Mail Room SupervisorArchitect – OBO