Accra-based International Construction firm is looking for an

experienced/ Snr. Quantity Surveyor M/F

for its KOFORIDUA Operations

MUST have experience with several projects over $ 20+ million budget-controls 

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Job Specification and/or Experience

We are seeking an experienced quantity surveyor to join our organization. In this position, you will estimate the costs of our construction projects, tender and award process of subcontracts, and placement of materials orders. You will be based on-site, following up on the site progress with the team, and subcontractors, elaborating progress reports, and interim monthly valuations to subcontractors and Clients. You must have strong organizational and communication skills in order to manage and direct development plans, and experience in large and complex building projects such as hospitals. You must know the local market and the suppliers.

Quantity Surveyor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review design plans and prepare quantity needs
  • Estimate the quantity and costs of works and materials
  • Prepare contracts and documents
  • Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Keep track of construction materials and inventory
  • Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors
  • Document progress, materials, and reports on the project
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
  • Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates

Quantity Surveyor Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of general construction estimating experience, on building projects
  • Previous experience working on a General Contractor, on large building projects, will be valued
  • Highly Proficient in computer skills such as Microsoft Office tools and Autocad; Previous experience on BIM will be valued
  • Able to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and cost reports
  • Experienced at compiling and following with rigor the approved budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction technologies, materials, pricing, on building projects
  • Constantly monitor performance and seek for improvement of processes
  • Good knowledge of Rules of Measurement such as RICS NRM2 or similar

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Salary

7.0000-9.000 GHS net

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How-to Apply

As a  professional, we expect you to properly follow these instructions please:

  1. Apply only if you really qualify – must have 8+ yrs hands-on  experience building construction industry and have worked with several US$205+ million projects
  2. Give us a brief indication of the projects and budgets  that you have been involved with – your CV should have accomplishments and not a mere list of tasks/duties per role
  3. Send us your highly customized 2-4 page  CV (longer CVs will be rejected since they do not reflect an ability to communicate with brief focused clear sentences)  CV in Word (so NO PDF files please)  to: CV @ HIREgh . com (remove empty spaces) with the appropriate heading: ‘Koforidua QS’  in your email’s subject/ Title line.
  4. Ideally, use Arial font No 10 for all of your CV and Arial font No 12 and capitals for your headings, please
  5. Also, please indicate when is the earlier that you can start
  6. Once again: DO NOT SEND a CV that is 4 pages long nor a CV in PDF format or as GoogleDoc –our ATS is set to ignore CVs longer than 3 pages
  7. Please: No Google Docs either – we do not have permission to open them and getting one from you is too complex
  8. A FAIR WARNING: if you don’t customize your CV don’t expect that it will go through with flying colors and the client will invite you for an interview

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We are looking forward to receiving your CV and meeting with you this week.

Thank you,

HIREghana

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