General Recruitment / Consulting

Professional Quantity Surveyor at a Real Estate Company

Workforce Management Centre (WFMC) – Our client, a reputable Real Estate Company is seeking applications to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Professional Quantity Surveyor
 Lekki, Lagos
Job Summary 

  • To maximise project margin and add value to the various projects by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting.
  • To drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • To carry out monthly financial reviews (CVR’s) on projects and forecast final outturn values for cost, sales and margin.

Skill Requirements 

  • Technically qualified in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.
  • Minimum 5 years quantity surveying experience within the real estate industry.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities.
  • IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrable experience in EPC contracts.
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.

Job Descriptions 

  • Handover on winning a contract, usually through meetings with the estimators.
  • Checking the tender documentation and any irregularities or discrepancies to be brought to the team’s attention.
  • Delegating copying of drawings to site managers and relevant subcontractors using an issue sheet or variation order.
  • Dealing with correspondence and instructions.
  • Dealing with all the project costs.
  • Reconciliations to be undertaken every month on each project.
  • Forecasts should be undertaken on each project every month.
  • Payment to Sub-contractors after agreement of valuations through a payment advice form which is to be given to the accounts department.
  • Producing of final accounts.
  • Visiting sites and building relationships with site managers.
  • Training and development of Assistant Surveyors and Technical Trainees.
  • Contractual correspondence to Sub-contractors, Consultants, etc.
  • Preparation of Claims documentation if necessary.
  • Preparation of cost plans.
  • Producing valuations correctly and on time including budgetary valuations and any projected future costs which will involve regular communication with the PQS and/or Architect.
  • Keeping of diary for due payments, raising of Invoices and chasing of monies due in conjunction with the Accounts Department.

Personal Attributes 

  • Smart and professional appearance.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Customer focused.
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work


  • Kindly indicate “Professional Quantity Surveyor” as subject of the mail.
  • Only Qualified Candidates  will be contacted.

 How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Deadline: 28th February, 2017. 

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