Quantity Surveyor

Arbico Plc

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Arbico Plc is a full service, building, and civil engineering contracting company. It was established in 1958 and has been quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1978.

The company has become one of the foremost building construction companies in Nigeria with presence across the geopolitical zones of the country.


Description of Position:

  • Prepare Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Works, Specifications and all contract documentation, ensuring that these comply with the project brief and timescale, budget estimates, all relevant legislation, regulations and policies
  • Prepare preliminary estimates, cost plans, feasibility studies including advising company on economical construction methods, procurement, programming and contract matters, to enable costs to be accurately advised to clients.
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client.
  • Prepare reports  with  recommendations  on  new  work  and  work  in progress for the site  and Executive Management team, so that progress can be monitored and appropriate decisions made
  • Assisting  in  establishing  a  client’s  requirements  and  undertaking feasibility studies.
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control.
  • Advising on procurement strategy.
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks.
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders.
  • Providing insight on contractual claims.
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports.
  • Valuing completed  work  and  liaising  with  the  Finance  to  arrange payments.
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use.
  • preparation of  contracts,  including  details  regarding  quantities  of required materials
  • Conducts on-going  cost  analysis  of  all  construction  work;  feasibility studies of client requests; site visits, assessments and projections for future work



  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Quantity Survey
  • 7-10 years construction industry experience
  • Membership of relevant professional body (NIQS, RICS)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)

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Arbico Plc

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline


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