Arch. Francis Gichuhi Kamau.
Architect Francis Gichuhi with Qs. Fred Kichari at a presentation at Royal Nairobi Club. 16th February 2017.
|First Name: FRANCIS KAMAU|
|Date of birth: 23rd July, 1975|
|Contact Address: P.O. BOX 224 –00208–,Ngong Hills|
|Tel.: +254 721410684|
|E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com|
A highly intelligent, creative,proactive,honest, dependable and high achiever equipped professionally with a blend of dynamic leadership, networking, research skills and managerial and international exposure for effective output.
|· Bachelor of Architecture Degree, University of Nairobi||1995 to 2001|
|· Lenana School Nairobi, Attained Grade A in KCSE exam||1990 to 1993|
|· St. Marys Karen Primary School, Attained Grade A in KCPE exams||1981 to 1989|
HONOURS AND AWARDS
|Awarded certificate of Leadership Achievement in University of Nairobi,Rotaract Club|
|Member, Architectural Association of Kenya[since 2004] Registered Architect-Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya-[since 2005]|
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Space needs analysis; schematic design, design development; construction documentation; local authority and council plan approvals; Preparation of tender documents; tender analysis and advice to client on selection; tender award and supervision of contract; organizing site meetings and inspections; preparation of payment and completion certificates; advice to client on building maintenance after completion;
Writer on scholarly articles regarding construction industry on www.a4architect.com/
Proficient in the main MS office packages [MS Word, Powerpoint, Exel, Access]
Design software [ArchiCAD, Artlantis, Corel, PageMaker, and Photoshop
Web Design software [Dream weaver, MS Frontpage]
Project Management software [MS projects]
Internet, networking and basic trouble shooting.
Feasibility study, Business Plan and Joint Venture financing advisory for Kigali Batsinda Estate, Kigali, Rwanda, a 300 residential unit Housing Estate in Kigali. This is the 1st Joint Venture type project in Kigali, Rwanda, financed by Shelter Afrique Bank, kenya.
Feasibility study, Design and implementation of Crowdfunding for financing of Construction projects under sectional property ownership in Kenya at Thogoto, along Southern Bypass, Nairobi . This was amongst the 1st crowdfunded financial model construction projects in Kenya.
84 Units residential estate at Mlolongo, Mombasa road.
Cost: KES 435,000,000.00
Master plan for new extension to Nairobi CBD along Landhies Road-South East Commercial Park. Cost: KES 5 Billion
Various individual residential units in Kenya and Uganda. Combined Cost: KES KES 100,000,000.00
Naivas Supermarket, Jogoo Road/Outer Ring Road roundabout. Cost: KES 300,000,000
Various individual residential units in Kenya and Uganda. Combined Cost: KES KES 50,000,000.00
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS-DISTRICT ARCHITECT,NAKURU DISTRICT/DISTRICT WORKS OFFICER,SAMBURU DISTRICT
Responsibilities: In charge of design, project supervision and management of Kenya Government projects in Nakuru District[major towns include Naivasha, Gilgil,Nakuru town, Bahati, Njoro, Molo, Olenguruone,Kuresoi,Mau Narok]
Proposed renovations to Nakuru Law Courts. Project Cost: USD 160,000
Proposed extension to Molo Law Courts.Project cost: USD 100,000
Proposed conference centre, Ministry of Agriculture-IFAD programme, Dairy Training Institute,Naivasha. Project Cost: USD 660,000
Renovations to Proposed school ,Elementaita,Self Help Development International,www.shdi.org. .Project Cost: USD 50,000
Proposed offices,Ministry of Agriculture,IFAD Programme,Nakuru. Project cost: USD 160,000
Proposed offices,Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries,IFAD Programme,Nakuru. Project cost: USD 160,000
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS-DISTRICT ARCHITECT,NAKURU DISTRICT/ A4ARCHITECT www.a4architect.com
Proposed renovations to roof for Cooperative Bank of Kenya, Cooperative bank building,Nairobi.
Proposed refurbishment to Johnson Wax E.A offices, Mombassa Road.
Proposed Refurbishment and renovation to Scriptures Union[Africa] head Office,Hurlingham,Nairobi-
Proposed re-roofing and refurbishment to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building ,Nairobi.
Proposed staff housing for Ministry of Home Affairs and Office of the Vice President-Prisons Department-18 Sites within the country.
Proposed Commercial Development on L/R 209/9046 Nairobi CBD.
Proposed residential development on LR No. 16217/15, Muthaiga North, Nairobi.
Proposed refurbishment to Ministry of Home Affairs and Office of the Vice President-Jogoo House A Building.
Proposed Interior design and refurbishment to Ministry of East African and Regional Cooperation Offices,Cooperative Bank House,Nairobi.
Proposed Prisons staff housing;Nairobi Womens,Nairobi West and Nairobi Industrial Area Remand Prison.
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS-NAIROBI/ A4ARCHITECT www.a4architect.com
Proposed housing for Prisons Department ,Ministry of Home Affairs. Project cost USD 8.3 Million
Proposed Students Hostel , JKUCAT,Juja.
Proposed interior design to Chipro [K]LTD Offices,Posta Sacco Plaza,Nairobi.
16 units residential flats at Ngong town
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS-NAIROBI/ A4ARCHITECT www.a4architect.com
Proposed refurbishment for Kenya Literature bureau offices, Mombassa road and Kijabe street,Nairobi.
Proposed offices and residence for Victoria Republics Inc., Minessota, U.S.A, at Runda, Nairobi.
Restaurant,Moi Avenue,Nairobi. .African architecture concept comprising of bar,restaurant and Kitchen.
Nomad Hotel,Kitengela, African architecture concept comprising of bar,restaurant,conference facilities and 22 self contained accommodation rooms
32 units residential flats at Kitengela
Several residential and commercial projects in Botswana, South Africa.
Resort in Gaborone, Botswana.
20-residential units flats along Ngong road
Kasarani Secondary School.Roysambu,Thika road
Proposed renovations to United Kenya Club .
Name: John Kamau Kihara
Date of birth: 1976
Nationality: Kenyan Marital status: Married Religion: Christian
Languages: Fluent in English and Swahili
Profession: Degree Qualified Quantity Surveyor Postal address: P.o Box 10189, 00400 Nairobi, Kenya
Summary of Experience & Competencies
|Overall Experience as a Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager||
|Areas of Experience – Real Estate, Roads & Highways, Water & Sanitation, Airports, Buildings, Power Generation
Bachelors degree in Building Economics (Quantity Survey) from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Final Grade – Second Class Honors Upper Division
Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya
• August 2012 – Entry Course in Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution facilitated by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators at Nairobi Kenya
• October 2011 – International Roads and Highways Conference focusing on ‘Public Private Partnerships and Financing Initiatives – Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. This was a three day conference offering training to Construction Professionals majoring on Public Private Partnerships and Project Management.
• 2nd – 6th May 2011 – Public Private Partnerships Course in Nairobi, Kenya. The course was
organized for Public and Private sector professionals to educate them on the application of
Public Private Partnerships in funding, construction, running and delivering public
infrastructure projects; Identifying, planning for, structuring, managing and delivering PPP projects. The course was organized by TCA training consultants and facilitated by Marshal Levine, the Chief advisor of the Nigerian Infrastructure Advisory Facility
• December 2011 – The Third African Public Private Partnership Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The was an event bringing together representatives from all over Africa in both public and private sector to share experiences, challenges and opportunities in implementation of PPP projects around the continent.
Corporate member, Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya
Skilled in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Good in Sure Trak, CLI Estimating Link & Autocad
Eleven years experience in Building and Civil Engineering Construction in Kenya and the East African Region particularly in Water Supply, Hydropower, Roads, Buildings and Airports construction.
Experience in SpecificRoles
Contractual Advisory and Management
Preparation of Documents i.e Bills of Quantities, Specifications and Contract Agreements
Management of other staff
Initiating and responding to Contractual correspondences
Budgets and appraisals
Cost Control and monitoring for ongoing projects
Measurements and Quantification
Variations identification and managing the contractual process of approval
Preparation of Payment statements
Contract Document preparation/review
Managing Subcontractors’ accounts
Contractual Records Management and preservation
Work programmes preparation and updates
Work progress monitoring and reporting
Claims preparation – Narrative, contractual justification, financial and time quanta
Tendering & Pre-qualifications
July 2010 To Date: – Partner, Midas Management Ltd a Quantity Surveying and management firm.
May 2007 To February 2010: – Quantity Surveyor at H Young & Co (EA) Ltd, a Civil Engineering and Road Construction firm based in Nairobi Kenya; Worked as Head Office Quantity Surveyor in and Project Quantity Surveyor for;-
– Rehabilitation of US$ 10.8 million Enterprise and Lusaka roads in Nairobi city
– Rehabilitation of 93Km long Maai Mahiu – Naivasha – Lanet Road project where H Young are the Main Sub-contractors (Project value US$ 97 Million; sub-contract value US$ 37.4 million)
– Construction of access roads and civil works for Orpower IV Geothermal Power project in
Olkaria Naivasha – Contract value – US$ 1.7 million
Responsibilities:- Tendering, post-contract management including measurement, valuations and certification; variation identification, valuation and payment process, Claims process from notifications to preparation and justification; Day to day contractual management including correspondences, meetings, reports, works programs etc; Final Account
September 2006 To May 2007: – Project Manager with Epco Builders Responsible for overseeing all the activities of Project Coordination department including pre-tender, tendering and post-tender project work until completion.
January to September 2006 – Quantity Surveyor with Interbeton bv, the main contractors in a
23million Euro project for Rehabilitation of Dar es Salaam International Airport in Tanzania. My main responsibilities entailed measurements and valuations, monitoring work progress, preparation of progress reports, monitoring subcontractors’ work and verifying their payment applications, handling contractual matters, pre-qualifications & tendering.
June 2002 to January 2006 – Quantity Surveyor with Peter Cheyney & Associates & Spencon Ltd
During this period, I worked partly under Peter Cheyney Associates at Spencon Ltd and others’
sites and partly under Spencon Ltd as outlined below;-
October 2004 to January 2006 – Quantity Surveyor with Peter Cheyney & Associates, a consultant firm for Civil Engineering contractors specializing in contract advisory, income protection, project management and claims. I worked as a site based Quantity Surveyor with the company’s clients in the following named projects on behalf of the firm;-
March – December 2005: – Dar es Salaam Water and Sanitation Project – Rehabilitation of Transmission mains and Service Reservoirs, a US$14.8 million project. Attached to the Main Contractors, (Spencon Services Ltd), I was in charge of the site quantity surveyors’ team and charged with overseeing the whole measurement and valuation process, handling contractual matters, claims and assisting in resource planning and monitoring.
November2004–Feb2005 – Sondu-Miriu Hydro power Project, western Kenya. This is a multi- contract project, where I was seconded to the main contractors (Konoike-Taisei JV) for the US$ 49million Civil works contract. I was charged with re-measurement of all the quantities as per contract drawings, identifying deviations from the measured quantities and writing a report on the same.
October2004 – Kisian – Bondo Road Reinstatement Project, a US$ 8.3 million in Western Kenya, on secondment to the main contractors. I was charged with collecting all information for preparation of a claim, and preparing the preliminary claim document.
June2002–October2004: Site Quantity Surveyor for a US$6.6million Garissa Water Supply Project. The project entailed construction of a new water supply scheme and rehabilitating an existing one. Works included construction of an intake, laying 115km of pipeline, new water treatment plant, electromechanical works, high level sectional steel distribution tanks, borehole drilling and associated building works. I was charged with all the site quantity surveying duties including measurements/valuations and preparation of payment applications, quotes, handling contractual matters such as responding to contractual correspondences, preparation of status reports, work programmes and claims.
March 2002 – May2002: Assistant Quantity surveyor – Emjay Consultants, a Quantity Surveying consulting firm based in Nairobi. I was involved in preparing Bills of Quantities, Verification of contractors’ payment applications, preparation of project cost plans and attending site meetings.
July2000–December2000: Attached to Ernie Campbell Construction Ltd in a US$ 5.1 million Tea Factory construction site in Eastern Kenya. I assisted in site supervision works and taking site measurements of work done and variations.
1. Eng Peter Kuria
Wanjohi Consulting Engineers, P.o Box 21714 – 00505, Nairobi
2. Architect Francis Gichuhi,.
3. Architect David Kimani
Ministry of Public Works, Nairobi
4. QS Wallace Muira,
Midas Management Ltd
P.O Box 10189 – 00400 Nairobi
CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEER.
NAME: MUSUNI AUGUSTINE KALATTA.
DATE OF BIRTH: 11th NOVEMBER, 1975.
AGE: 37 years.
PLACE OF BIRTH: NAIROBI.
NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD No: 14408972
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, KISWAHILI, KAMBA, KIKIKUYU.
POSTAL ADRESS: P.O. BOX 227 NUNGUNI, 90130.
EMAIL ADRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE ATTENDED: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI.
COURSE STUDIED: Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering).
DURATION: From 1995 to 2000. (5 Years).
QUALIFICATION: Bsc (CIVIL ENGINEERING) Hons.
SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION.
SCHOOL ATTENDED: KANGARU SCHOOL- EMBU.
DURATION: From 1990 to 1993.
QUALIFICATION: Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education. (K.C.S.E.) Certificate.
PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION.
SCHOOL ATTENDED: EMBU COUNTY PRIMARY.
QUALIFICATION: Kenya Certificate for Primary Education. (K.C.P.E.) Certificate.
PROFFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND QUALIFICATION.
REGISTERED ENGINEER- ENGINEERS REGISTRATION BOARD.
(Registration No: A 2670)
CORPORATE MEMBER- THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS OF KENYA. (Membership No: M-2973)
|1995-2000||Studied at the University of Nairobi, College of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Civil Engineering and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree in November 2000.|
|Nov 2000- Feb 2005.||Private practice- Designed and supervised construction of several low rise buildings.|
|March 2005- May 2005||Joined Ministry of Roads and Public Works as an Assistant Engineer.Introduced to various aspects of Engineering practice, procedures in the department, design codes, professional associations, contract documents and site supervision.|
|June 2005- July 2006.||Supervised Structural works in the completion of 10No. flats at National Youth Service- Ruaraka.Prepared Structural drawings for Rehabilitation of Mokowe and Manda jetties. Carried out structural integrity assessment of buildings in Garissa Teachers’ Trainning College.Supervised office partitioning for the ministry of Environment and Natural Resources at N.H.I.F. Building- Nairobi.
|August 2006- June 2007||I was involved in tender Evaluation for the Rehabilitation and extension of sewerage works at Prisons Staff training college Ruiru. Supervised construction of Prisons Staff Houses at Machakos, Manyani and Shimo-La-Tewa G.K. Prisons. Prepared Structural designs for proposed generator houses at Hola and Elwak and proposed staff houses, office block, social hall, workshop and store at Mpeketoni, Hola and Elwak.
Designed and supervised the construction of perimeter wall at former Vice President’s residence in Lavington- Nairobi.
Supervised office partitioning works for Water Appeals Board at Hill Plaza Building- Nairobi.
|July 2007- Dec 2007.||Supervised construction of Prisons Staff Houses at Machakos, Manyani and Shimo-La-Tewa G.K. Prisons. Prepared structural designs for the proposed construction of Bura Sub-District headquarters and the rehabilitation of Manda Jetty in Manda Island- Lamu.|
|Jan 2008- June 2009||Supervised construction of Prisons Staff Houses at Machakos, Manyani and Shimo-La-Tewa G.K. Prisons.|
|Feb 2008- Dec 2008.||Designed and supervised construction of proposed Barracks and dining at National Youth Service (N.Y.S.) Yatta. Prepared Structural designs and drawings for the Rehabilitation of the New Lamu Terminal Jetty.|
|March 2008||I was promoted to the position of Engineer I responsible for preparation of designs and drawings and supervision of civil/ structural works.|
|Jan 2009- June 2009.||Supervised construction of the proposed barrack at N.Y.S. Yatta. Prepared preliminary design drawings for Reconstruction of Lamu Customs jetty.|
|July 2009- March 2011.||Supervised Rehabilitation Works of the New Lamu Terminal Jetty.|
|April 2011- October 2011.||Prepared structural designs and drawings for the re-construction of Matondoni jetty- Lamu.Was engaged in the design and supervision of the construction of the proposed barracks, dinining, classrooms and workshop at N.Y.S Engineering institute- Ruaraka, and the proposed Kenya National Spatial Data Infrastructure complex at Ruaraka Nairobi.|
|November 2011 to date.||Supervising the construction of Ndau seawall in Lamu County, extension of Kizingitini seawall and repair of Lamu and Kizingitini seawalls and Kizingitini breakwater.|
- 1. Eng. Lucas N. Musili
P.O. Box 1856, Machakos.
2. Dr. (Eng.) John M. Mativo
P.O. Box 4710-00200, Nairobi.
- 3. Eng. Joseph Kimathi Kaburia
P.O. Box 11808-00100, Nairobi.
Eng. A.K. Musuni
Civil and Structural Engineering.
CIIBA engineering, a registered Civil and Structural engineering firm with over 20 years hands-on experience in East Africa.