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    • Quantity Surveyor

    Posted: Jan 19, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
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    Quantity Surveyor


    The Quantity Surveyor is charged with the responsibilities of controlling and managing the construction projects. He/She shall exhibit an understanding of the technical aspects of construction over the whole life of a building or facility, accommodate the requirements of a building to suit the particular circumstances of a project, achieve the best quality and value within the client’s specifications and understand contracts, budgets, quantities and measurements. In addition, the incumbent shall focus on providing FortBuild Limited value for money while adhering to the strict regulations which govern every aspect of the construction industry.


    • Shall be responsible for the cost of any building project - from initial estimates, right through to the final acquisition of materials. 
    • Undertake cost analysis for repairs and maintenance and develop price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project.
    • Assist in establishing client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies;
    • Perform risk assessment, value management and cost control on all projects;
    • Prepare tender documents, contracts, schedules, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation required;
    • Ensure that the specification, bill of quantities and drawings are produced in a technically sound and standardized manner
    • Establish monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure that all projects are implemented according to plans and completed within the designated time-frame.
    • Track changes to the design and/or construction work, prepare final accounts and variation documents and adjust budget projections accordingly;
    • Select or source for construction materials and advice on procurement strategies, identifying, analyzing and developing responses to commercial risks.
    • Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction of the project;
    • Measure and value the work done on site, analyze the work progress percentage and allocate work to subcontractors.
    • Constantly visit the field to ensure standardization of all works and materials;
    • Prepare valuations for monthly payments for subcontractors and provide advice on contractual claims after thorough review of work done;
    • Prepare schedules of work and monitoring and evaluation templates
    • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers for quality output and required support;
    • Analyze outcomes on each project and write detailed progress report using pictures where necessary.
    • Ensure constant updating of the QS database including the different building contracts in current use;
    • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations on projects.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by manager

    Requirements for the position:

    • A good bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, building, industrial design or a similar field from a recognized tertiary institution.
    • Knowledge of applicable construction company policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of quantity surveying principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of data processing principles as applied to the solution of construction problems.
    • Ability to interpret and prepare drawings, maps, graphs, specifications and compilation of numerical data.
    • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports.
    • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
    • Expert level competence with MS Office package and other relevant applications.

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

    • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    • Attention to detail
    • Interpersonal relationship with other colleagues and clients.

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