Recruitment / Consulting

Vacancy Quantity Surveyor at Venerer Talent, August, 2019

Venerer Talent – We pride ourselves as an organization that delivers the best of professionals and industry experts that are not only value add to the organization, but our clients can develop and retain strong leaders that can propel their organizations to the next level.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • We are seeking a skilled, reliable, efficient Quantity Surveyor to join a fast growing organization.
  • In this position, you will assist QS team to estimate costs of construction projects, working with contractors, builders, and architects to provide the most cost-effective plans that meet high quality standards.
  • He/she will work to minimize the costs of project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.


Minimum Educational Qualifications & Professional Experience

  • University Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Engineering or related field from a reputable higher institution of learning.
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct experience in the construction/Engineering industry.
  • Professional certification such as Membership of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors(NIQS),Quantity Surveyors Registration Board (QSRBN) and other Professional bodies will be an added advantage
  • Project management Certification will an added advantage
  • Health & Safety Certification will be an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Numerical accuracy skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Proficiency in computer software used in the construction industry
  • Ability to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results
  • Good working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical work
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • Good at time management and prioritization of work
  • Good eye for detail, for seeing small points in drawings, checking work quality
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial report.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs
  • Estimate quantity and costs of materials
  • Assist in preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the Project managers, design department and/or the client
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Act as a liaison between clients and site managers/engineers
  • Keep track of construction materials and inventory
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and/or estimated costs
  • Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors
  • Document progress, materials, and reports on project
  • Advise on property taxes, regulations, and local laws
  • Source maintenance costs and facilities management for clients
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
  • Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates
  • Analyze completed MMIS projects to determine ROI and compare costs
  • Send regular reports about project cost and progress to the lead quantity surveyor.
  • Value completed work and arrange payments.
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
  • Analyze costs for maintenance and additional building needs
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
  • Advise on a procurement strategy.
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks.
  • Undertake cost analysis for all MMIS projects
  • Engage clients to understand client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies.
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control.
  • Provide advice and forecasts about project costs.

Deadline: 31st August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as subject of the mail.

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