URGENT VACANCY FOR A QUANTITY SURVEYOR

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URGENT VACANCY FOR A QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Application Start Date

Nov-08-2018

Application End date

Nov-21-2018

Description

 

URGENT VACANCY FOR A QUANTITY SURVEYOR

 

ROLE:                          Quantity Surveyor

LOCATION:                 Lagos, Nigeria

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:             Full-time

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Co-ordinate with Project Manager, Engineers, Financial / Cost Accountant, Procurement and Commercial Team to ensure compliance in contracting, negotiating and effective costing of a project from start to end date.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs.
  • Prepare cost analysis based on engineering estimates, architectural drawings, materials required and labour involved.
  • Prepare cost plans to enable project team produce practical designs for all projects by liaising with engineers, architect and subcontractors.
  • Evaluate and assist in negotiating tenders from contractors and subcontractors.
  • Communicate regularly with project team and subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed at all times.
  • Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
  • Carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales.
  • Certification of subcontractor monthly valuations and final accounts.
  • Supply all relevant information to the Head of Department and the Managing Director for review at the specified interval set.
  • Commercial vetting of subcontractor tenders and contracts.
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
  • Advise on property taxes, regulations, and local laws.
  • Source maintenance costs and facilities management for clients.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates.
  • Analyze completed projects to determine ROI and compare.

 

COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent reasoning, problem-solving and decision making ability.
  • Analysis and interpretation of result.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and follow up skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate working teams.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Construction Costing Software (CANDY).
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solution.
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports.

 

QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE

  • BSc / B.Tech degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Engineering, Management, or any other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 5 - 10years’ experience inquantity surveying, general construction, FMCG or any other related field.
  • Candidate must have required Professional Certificates.
  • Candidate must be a certified member of NIQS, QSRBN and other Professional bodies.
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry.

SALARY
Attractive

APPLICATION
Forward applications ‘QS-21’ as subject before 21th November, 2018. Only suitable applicants will be shortlisted and contacted for interviews.

Sectors

  • Other

Job Type

Full time

Experience Level

Mid level

Monthly Pay (NGN)

Salary discussed upon interview

Location

  • Nigeria | Lagos

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