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  • Posted: Jun 12, 2014
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2014
  • Ian Symmonds & Associates (ISA) is a comprehensive research, consulting, and thought leadership firm for schools, colleges, and non-profits. In just a decade, we have grown into America's front-running strategic educational consulting firm. Our team features America's foremost strategy consultant, Ian Symmonds, several collaborating partners, and an ind...
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    Quantity Surveyor

    Job Description:

    •     Prepare subcontract Enquiry List for approval by Head of Commercial and Head of Construction.
    •     Prepare full enquiry pack, collating all tender information, ensuring fully compliant tender packs are issued.
    •     Analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received.
    •     Prepare detailed breakdown of build cost included within land acquisition pack.
    •     Prepare tender analysis comparing individual tenders against each other and against build cost within land acquisition pack.
    •     Prepare tender authority sheet including recommendation to Head of Commercial for placing sub-contract order.
    •     For new contractors, ensure Health and Safety Contractor Competency Questionnaires are issued; analyse and action returned questionnaires.
    •     Assemble Health and Safety Policies, Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
    •     Ensure all health and safety information is signed off prior to placing Order.
    •     Compile sub-contract Order, issue for contractor to sign and ensure Order is returned prior to work commencing.
    •     Attend pre-start meeting, handover completed procurement pack to site team.
    •     Draft Customer Extras Sheet to agree with Management. Price agreed customer extras list with final sub-contractors.
    •     Issue Customer Extras List at pre-start meeting.


    •     Ensure sub-contractor weekly and monthly applications for payment are analysed and checked.
    •     Prepare interim payments for approval by Head of Commercial.
    •     Draft Budget estimate summary for approval by the Head of Commercial.
    •     Issue contra-charges as appropriate.
    •     Keep Payment Record Sheets up to date following completion of each weekly and monthly payment run.
    •     Highlight claims for additional works outside Budget Estimate Summary and report to Management
    •     Settle all Final Accounts expediently after works complete.


    •     Carry out monthly progress checklist on site for all sites.
    •     Input progress on valuation system.
    •     Prepare sub-contract accruals.
    •     Produce Valuation Breakdown Reconciliation (VBR).
    •     Carry out cost and value reconciliation on all items in VBR and agree final VBR with Management.
    •     Agree costs with the Accounts Department.
    •     Prepare Cost Value Comparison (Profit & Loss) notes.


    •     Follow change control procedure.
    •     Issue Variation Orders as appropriate.
    •     Attend sites regularly and frequently to provide assistance and support to site staff.
    •     Develop and enforce Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.
    •     At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
    •     Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

    Qualifications, Training And Experience

    •     B.Sc. or HND Quantity Surveying from reputable institutions.
    •     Must have minimum five years’ experience in QS with strong bias for Building Contracting
    •     Must be registered members of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (MNIQS) with at least five years cognate experience.
    •     Must be computer literate using MS Word, Excel, Project, etc.
    •     Good organizational skills and work with minimum supervision, good writing and communication skills.
    •     Must demonstrate loyalty, integrity and ethical conduct.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send CV to:

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