Quantity Surveyor Job in Nigeria

 Talent Towers is an Human Resource and Planning organization ensuring that our clients are provided with top quality HR consultancy services in the areas of Manpower planning, recruitment, retention strategy planning and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from initial calculations to the final figures.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with project managers to ensure profitability, cost-effectiveness, and compliance with legal and contractual requirements.

Key Responsibilities
Cost Estimation:

  • Prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates for construction projects based on architectural drawings, specifications, and project requirements.
  • Analyze and evaluate potential cost-saving measures and alternatives.

Budget Management:

  • Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring alignment with client requirements and overall financial objectives.
  • Regularly monitor and report on budget variances, providing recommendations for cost control.

Tendering Process:

  • Prepare and analyze tender documents, including bills of quantities.
  • Evaluate and compare subcontractor and supplier quotations.
  • Assist in the selection of subcontractors through the tendering process.

Contract Administration:

  • Administer contracts and ensure compliance with contractual terms.
  • Prepare and issue contractual correspondence, variations, and claims.
  • Collaborate with legal and procurement teams to address contractual matters.

Risk Management:

  • Identify, assess, and manage risks related to costs, contracts, and project execution.
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans.

Value Engineering:

  • Participate in value engineering exercises to optimize project costs while maintaining quality.
  • Advise on cost-effective design alternatives.

Cost Reporting:

  • Generate regular cost reports for project stakeholders.
  • Communicate cost-related information to project teams and management.

Final Accounts and Project Closeout:

  • Prepare and negotiate final accounts with contractors and clients.
  • Facililate project closeout processes, including final financial reviews.

Quantity Take-Offs:

  • Conduct accurate quantity take-offs for materials and labor.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to ensure accurate measurements.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Stay informed about relevant construction regulations, standards, and industry best practices.
  • Ensure that projects comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • 2 - 3 years of proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry.
  • Good knowledge of construction costs, contracts, and procurement processes.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Proficient in relevant software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within multidisciplinary project teams.

N220,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
21st May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume to: hr@rodgeryoung.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.