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Mr Tinoapei Dhliwayo

Coordinator: Quantity Surveying

Phone : +264 61 207 2238
Email :
Office Location : Architecture Building, Floor 2, Room 082


PhD Candidate (UJ)
M.Sc. Const. Proj. Mgt (NUST, Zim)
B. QS (Hons)(NUST, Zim)


Tinoapei earned his Bachelor in Quantity Surveying (Honours) with Upper Second Class (2.1) and Master of Science in Construction Project Management with Merit at National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. He joined the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning in January 2018 as a lecturer and to coordinate the Quantity Surveying Programmes (under- and post- graduate programmes). Prior to joining NUST, he was a lecturer at Harare Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe (Jan 2007-May 2007), Staff Development Fellow at National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe (May 2007-August 2008), Quantity Surveyor at Sharps Electrical, Botswana (Aug 2008-Dec 2008); Senior Quantity Surveyor at Fairdeal Shopfitters and General Construction, Botswana (Feb 2009- May 2010), Contracts Manager at Reliance Construction, Zimbabwe (May 2010-October 2011), Contracts Director at Khuru Construction, Zimbabwe (October 2011- September 2012), Senior Quantity Surveyor at Ministry of Works and Transport, Namibia (Sept 2012- August 2014), Chief Quantity Surveyor at Ministry of Works and Transport, Namibia (August 2014-November 2017). Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa.


Professional Affiliations 

  • MINQS (No 260)


Research Focus Areas

  • Sustainable MSME Development
  • Contract Administration


Courses Currently Teaching


  • Principles of Project Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Building and Engineering Law
  • Construction Project Management


  • Research Methodology
  • Building Law and Contract Administration
  • Professional Practice and Procedures for Quantity Surveyors
  • Construction Costing and Feasibility Study
  • Research Supervision


Community Development Activities

  • Conduct workshops on contract administration ie Extension of Time Claims and Contracts Interpretation to employees in the Directorate of Capital Projects Management, Ministry of Works and Transport, Namibia


Selected Publications

  • Dhliwayo, T., & Gumbo, T. (2019). An Investigation of the Strategies for Managing Extension of Time on Construction Projects in Zimbabwe. Conference Proceedings: 13th Built Environment Conference, ASOCSA 2019, Durban, South Africa: pp97-106

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