Quantity Surveyor at IAA | May 2024

May 13, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


The Institute of Accountancy Arusha is a parastatal academic institution offering Undergraduate and Postgraduate training programs. It is established by the Institute of Accountancy Arusha Act No.1 of 1990 and is located at Njiro Hill, seven kilometers Southern-East of Arusha City.

Vision Statement 

To be an exemplary center of excellence in modern business management training, research and consultancy services.

Mission Statement

To provide high quality, competence-based training and offer research and consultancy services through applied technology.

The Institute of Accountancy Arusha is inviting competent and qualified applicants to apply for the following positions at Arusha and Babati Campus:



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare BOQ and carry out an initial appraisal.
  • Advice on the need for Contractors, sub-Contractors and Suppliers to design and execute part of the works to comply with the Client/Architect’s requirements
  • The Quantity Surveyor will prepare and furnish preliminary cost advice to the Client/Architect
  • The Quantity Surveyor will assess and ascertain claims arising from the delays for extension of time.
  • Produce periodic financial reports and other forecast related to constructions.
  • Advice on contractual matters.
  • Bring up to date the cost plans so as to establish proper cost control during execution of the works.
  • Advise on the implications of any subsequent changes on cost of the project and on the overall program.
  • Assess project variations and prepare progress report.
  • Prepare production information incoming designs specification of materials and labour.
  • Mathematics for calculating material quantities and construction costs
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving
  • Supervise day to day activities/ works for the project under Force Account
  • Prepare payment certificates to local fundi’s for evaluated works by cooperating with project committee
  • Holder of Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering,
  • The applicant MUST be registered by relevant Professional Boards which is Architects and Quantity Surveyor Registration Board (AQRB) in his/her appropriate academic qualification

Working Experience

  • Must have proven evidence of work experience in Construction industry;
  • At least three (03) years’ experience in a busy Civil Engineering firm;

Nature of Employment – Contract

General Conditions to Interested Applicants


  •  All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania
  • Applicants must attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) bearing reliable contacts, postal address, email address and accessible, reliable mobile phone numbers and three reputable referees.
  • All applications must be attached with relevant copies of academic certificates & transcripts – Form IV & VI certificates, Birth certificate.
  • Form IV result slips, partial testimonials or partial result slips are strictly not accepted
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies and universities should have been authenticated by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and TCU
  • All attachment should be in one PDF document.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be informed on the date for interview.
  • Application letters and documents should be sent through Email.
  • All applicants are encouraged to apply according to their specific region

All applications should be directed to:



Through email: recruitment@iaa.ac.tz

Deadline for applications is 20th May, 2024 at 04:00 pm