Hiring Organization: Sahara Group

Leve: Manager / Supervisor

Purpose Statement

Quantity Surveyor reports to Project Manager and is involved in maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting. The Quantity Surveyor drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors. Carries out monthly financial reviews on projects and forecast final outturn values for cost, sales and margin.
The role will maximize value of monthly applications and measurement and submission of contract variations. Timely submission and negotiation of final accounts to the client / main contractor and subcontractors.

Key Deliverables

Work with project management team to develop project budgets and monitor to ensure that actual construction costs are kept within the approved project costs.
Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities details regarding quantities, with identified commercial risks and ensuring strict adherence to contractual terms and conditions
Negotiate costs, evaluating bids and procure the services of contractors, subcontractors and consultants
Track variations to contracts that may affect costs and ensure accurate, robust and timely cash flow and value reporting, periodical forecasting and cost management for projects
Track changes to designs and construction works and adjust budget projections accordingly
Liaise with contractors, consultants, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including analysing completed work, agreement of variations, claims and the preparation of applications for project payments
Minimize the costs of projects and enhancing value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
Identifying, analysing, and developing the necessary solutions to commercial risks.
Work closely with the Procurement Team on the development of procurement strategies for projects
Performing site visits, assessments, measurement and valuation of work done on sites.

Requirements
Minimum Qualification / Experience:

Quantity Surveying Graduate with over 7 years (Post-NYSC) work experience in similar role for construction company.
NIQS (Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors) Certified and QSRBN (Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria) Registered Professional is desirable.

Knowledge / Skills:

Practical mind with strong numerical and financial management skills
written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write clear reports to convey complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
Multi tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
Demonstrable experience in negotiation & construction contracts.
Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building and Civil Engineering industry with the ability to read and interpret Architectural, Structural and Mechanical & Electrical drawings.
Understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines
Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project & Construction Costing Software.
Have good practical organization skills, planning of resources and programme
scheduling.
Be able to provide both summarized and detailed reports, on current activities.

Working Relationships:

Executive Management
Managing Director
Internal – Projects Team, Procurement Team and Finance Teams
External – Clients, Contractors and Consultants.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Sahara Group on careers.sahara-group.com to apply