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  • Posted: May 15, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
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    COSTARCHEM INC is a Multinational Construction Chemical products manufacturer, with presence in United States, Canada, Turkey, United  Arab Emirates and over 40 Countries. Costarchem is a World Leader in the delivery of tailored constructive solutions for virtually any type of construction project, combining high quality products, expert technical support, customer service and innovation. COSTARCHEM also has a wide network and presence within the African continent with presence in Ghana, Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria
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    Quantity Surveyor

    Job Description

    • The Quantity Surveyor works closely with all stakeholders to monitor ongoing construction projects and ensures they are completed within the projected cost-effective budget & schedule and as well meet quality standards.


    • Preparation of cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors to obtain the best prices and terms.
    • Manage project budgets, including forecasting and monitoring costs.
    • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all project-related costs and financial transactions.
    • Provide expert advice on procurement, risk management, and cost-saving measures.
    • Understanding the client requirements and quantities take off as per marking and RCP drawings.
    • Identify gaps between BOQ and drawings, specifications, and conditions of the contract and taking it for a logical closure.
    • Participate in the pre-tendering activities with client, architect, and project managers and raise relevant pre-bid queries from the given tender.
    • Prepare the initial quote and contract for the sales team from the company’s side.
    • Coordinate with the design team for analysing architectural and service drawings.
    • Manage the valuation of work done and handle claims and variations.
    • Prepare interim and final valuations, variations, and claims of the construction site.
    • Conduct feasibility studies and value engineering exercises.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to optimize project outcomes and achieve value for money.


    • First Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field
    • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in quantity surveying or cost consulting, preferably in the construction industry.
    • Advanced knowledge of construction industry practices, regulations, and standards.
    • Knowledge of service guidelines, such as the National Building Code (NBC), ANSI/ASHRAE for HVAC, and LEED for green buildings.
    • Familiarity with contract administration and legal aspects of construction projects.
    • Understands general contracting, design-build, package contracting, value-based projects, and loading margins and lump sum in commercial fit-out, residential, or retail projects.
    • Experience working with AutoCAD and validating quantities from the given drawings.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with extraordinary negotiation abilities.
    • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for quantity surveying.

    Required Skills:

    • Professional membership or certification in quantity surveying or construction management.
    • Experience working on various construction projects, including residential and commercial sites.
    • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and environmental standards.
    • Experience with building information modelling (BIM) and quantity takeoff software.
    • Familiarity with contract law and construction contracts.
    • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
    • Strong project management skills and ability to work under pressure.

    Method of Application

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

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