MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
QUANTITY SURVEYOR DIMENSION
You will be responsible for:
preparation of cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required, and labour involved;
Preparation of cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involves liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors;
Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
Evaluation of tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiation with the contractors;
Control of all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
Monitoring and tracking of project progress and the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
Carrying out monthly valuations of work in progress, including the forecasting of final costs and sales;
Provision of advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts;
Certification of sub-contractor monthly valuations and final accounts.
Communicate regularly (horizontally and vertically) with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed always.
Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with the business’ timetable.
Monitor all commercial information in relation to projects including labour, material and sub-contractors, cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets are adhered to;
Supply all relevant information to the Project Director and or the Vice President for review at the specified intervals set;\All other relevant duties and assignments as may be required by Line Manager or Management.
Maintain and implement construction proforma / budget for each project
Negotiate the best deal for pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary
Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
Ensure accurate take-offs to ensure budgets are accurate
Research new materials for design and cost savings
Maintain subcontractor and supplier insurance policies
Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
Assist in ensuring awareness and company compliance to all building codes and local construction guidelines Assist in maintaining company quality control program
Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
Assist in settling invoice or contract disputes
Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
Handle change order requests
Forecast upcoming demand
Maintain sub/supplier information on company online management systems
Manage materials/equipment inventory
Work with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed
At least a Second-Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying (Q.S.) or an Upper Limit High National Diploma in Q.S.
Must be Certified by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS)
Minimum 5 years’ experience
Proficient in standard industry software