14 TREES LTD is a joint-venture company established by LafargeHolcim and CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution owned by DFID. It is aimed to scale up the impact on Affordable Housing across developing countries including Malawi through DURABRIC; the affordable, low-carbon construction solution. Currently the company is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Quantity Surveyor (Malawi) who will be based in Lilongwe.14 Trees is currently present in three countries; Malawi, Kenya, and Ivory Coast, with its headquarters in Switzerland. 14 Trees Malawi is also a sister company to Lafarge Cement Malawi.
The successful applicant will be reporting to the Managing Director of the Business unit, currently the Country Head of Operations within the framework of the Quantity Surveyor `s objectives and yearly action plans which he/she helps define, his/her missions. He/she will estimate costs of construction projects, working with contractors, builders, and architects to provide the most cost effective plans that meet high quality standards.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: