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  • Quantity Surveyor at Pivotage Consulting

  • Posted on: 29 August, 2019 Deadline: 9 September, 2019
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  • Pivotage Consulting - We are a professional outfit that offers a wide spectrum of strategic Human Resource Services; particularly - Innovative Staffing Solutions, Potent L&D Interventions and Flexible Outsourcing to both big and small organizations across different business sectors.

    Quantity Surveyor


    Location: Lagos
    Type: Full Time
    Career: Mid/Level Expert
    Reports to: MD/CEO

    Job Description

    • To ensure cost control across all projects at all-time neither compromising standard nor losing business opportunities as well as managing project margins and adding value to the project process by being proactively involved in cost management and reporting.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Carry out periodic valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs
    • Prepare and monitor project cash-flow forecasts.
    • Provide advice to project team on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
    • Support in the vetting of the commercials of subcontractors’ tenders and contracts. 
    • Ensure that business commercial processes are adhered to at project level. 
    • Monitor and keep record of basic material rates and other relevant data as may be directed by the CEO
    • Liaise with clients and contractors personnel on site
    • Carry out physical measurement/assessment of site works so as to certify the value of work done.
    • Plan and manage all costs associated with all types of projects, from outset until completion
    • Initiate feasibility studies prior to the commencement of any project
    • Carry out independent quality checks on ongoing projects at different milestones
    • Carry out spot checks on on-going projects and report findings to CEO.
    • Measure, value, submit, negotiate and substantiate contract variations and ensure that same is approved by customers before any additional scope of work
    • Measure, value, and negotiate contract variations from sub-contractors and ensure that same is within reasonable cost parameters and recommend for management approval, before any additional scope of work is approved and carried out by sub-contractors
    • Preparation of BOQ and adherence to company’s project margin targets
    • Carry out other professional functions for the purpose of the success of the project as may be directed by the CEO
    • Any other responsibility as may be assigned by the CEO from time to time

    Other Duties:

    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    • Oversight function on all engineering jobs for clients, build to suit and existing sites.
    • Attending meetings on request in client’s office.
    • Initiating cost with basic cost information from sales or procurement representatives
    • Maintains and develop business relationship between Company and client.
    • Customer focus


    • B.Sc. in Quantity Surveying (Required)
    • M.Sc. in Quantity Surveying (Added Advantage)
    • The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (Additional advantage)
    • 3 - 5 years quantity surveying experience


    • Ability to use the computer effectively & efficiently
    • Performance and result-oriented
    • People Management Skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong Analytical and Technical Skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (MS Word format) only to: using the role "the job title" as the subject of your application.

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