Quantity Surveyor
Full Time

JOB OVERVIEW

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Reviewing construction plans, preparing quantity requirements and working bills presented as material and labour schedules.
  • • Conducting market survey of material costs, forecasting and updating management.
  • • Scrutinizing maintenance and material costs, as well as contracts to ensure the best deals
  • • Liaising with site managers, clients, contractors, and subcontractors
  • • Preparing reports, analyses, contracts, budgets, risk assessment, and other documents
  • • Advising managers and clients on improvements and new strategies
  • • Keeping track of materials (materials tracking on site) and ordering more when required so as not to interrupt work program.
  • • Documenting any changes in design and updating budgets
  • • Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • • Traveling from the office to various sites as required
  • • Analysing existing budgets and making improvements
  • • Reviewing plans and preparing quantity estimates
  • • Negotiating with various contractors and vendors
  • • Build relationships with clients and site managers
  • • Construction estimating and/or finance experience will be an added advantage
  • • Sound knowledge of construction
  • • Good at analysing costs
  • • Good at reading people and tailor their negotiation strategies to ensure the best possible outcome
  • • measure and value the work done on site
  • • pay subcontractors
  • • liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers

Personal Competencies:

The right candidate must possess:

  • • Methodical approach to work
  • • Ability to organize, plan, and strategize
  • • Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • • Great networking abilities

Educational Qualifications/Requirements:

  • • B.Sc./HND in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Building Technology or related course from a reputable university
  • • Membership of The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) will be an added advantage
  • • Must have 3 years and above cognate experience
  • • Must have completed 2 to 3 projects

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