Quantity Surveyor

Full Time On Premise
Lagos
Posted 3 months ago

Job summary: The quantity surveyor will be tasked with analyzing existing budgets and making improvements, reviewing plans and preparing quantity estimates, negotiating with various contractors and vendors, as well as building relationships with clients and site managers.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing construction plans and preparing quantity requirements.
  • 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 and ordering more when required.
  • Documenting any changes in design and updating budgets.
  • Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies to ensure their proposals will work
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Allocate work to subcontractors and oversee their work at all stages of the construction
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control during construction
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.
  • Traveling from the office to various sites as required.

Academic Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field

Experience: 3-5 years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Sound knowledge of construction.
  • Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize, plan, and strategize.
  • Great networking abilities. Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Advise on the maintenance costs of specific buildings

Job Features

Minimum QualificationBachelors
Years Experience3

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