Dorothy David Company is a medium-sized and fast expanding construction company based in Ikeja. Lagos. They are looking to recruit suitable individuals for immediate employment within the following positions in the company:

Senior Quantity Surveyor (Female)
Job Description

Establishing and operating cost and financial control systems to ensure budgets are maintained
Procurement of materials and tracking and co-ordination of deliveries
Creating and/ or maintaining a log of variations on an ongoing basis with detailed back up to be discussed at weekly meetings

Daily/weekly measures on site to cross check with the quantities in the “Bill Of Quantities” and or items not measured in the “Bill of Quantities” and to ensure contractors are achieving their labour constants/ outputs
Preparation of interim valuations as required including up to date variations etc
The preparation and valuation of progress and final payments in connection with sub-contractors
Attending site meetings to report on weekly progress on site with respect to budget and QS issues.

Minimum of HND (Upper Credit) or Bachelors degree (2.2) in Quantity Surveying
38-48 years age bracket
Must have between 15-20 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor and must have worked in a Construction company
Possession of a Masters Degree in Quantity Surveying and Membership of NIQS are significant advantages
Excellent pre and post contract experience in working on claims, field work, preparation and review of estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, tender reporting, valuations, procurement, change management and final accounts
Demonstrable record of taking projects from inception through to final delivery and ability to work within project time constraints
Experience and abilities in working effectively within and managing complex teams on challenging projects
Excellent communication skills to be able to deal effectively with contractors, site staff, third party suppliers and client team:
High level of integrity and proven ability to maintain confidentiality, impartiality and discretion
Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and MS suites i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and use of relevant OS softwares
Good Organisational and People Management skills.

Quantity Surveyor (Male)
Job Description

Preparing tender and contract documents, including Oils of quantities with the architect and/or the client
Undertaking feasibility studies and performing risk management, value management and cost control/analysis for tenders
Assisting in establishing a clients requirements
Valuing completed work and liaising with the Finance to arrange payments
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
Generating data for pricing of work and materials
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use
Carrying out frequent studies and reference on other project cases to solve any problems that occur in the field
RequirementsMinimum of HND (Upper Credit) or Bachelors degree (2.2) in Quantity Surveying or related field
30-35 years age bracket
Must have between 5-loyears of experience as a Quantity Surveyor
Must have worked in a Construction company
Cost accounting skills is essential
High Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and MS suites i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and use of relevant QS softwares
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills as well as being a team player
Good knowledge of 8uilding and Civil Engineering laws and regulations, as well as Health and Safety matters, Tax, Insurance and Contract Laws.


Minimum of B.Sc. / HND Accounting
Minimum of 5 years cognate experience post NYSC in relevant field.
Ability to work with little or no supervision
Ability to prepare vital account reports (e.g. management account, bank reconciliation, Job profitability report etc)
Strong stewardship over cash management, cost and credit control
Ability to relate with all stakeholders externally and internally
Proficiency in use of PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Word and
Peachtree Accounting Software
Professional qualification will be an advantage.

Method of Application
Interested qualified individuals should send their applications to:
NOTE: Applicants should specify on the email subject, applications the specific position they are applying for.

DEADLINE: 18/04/2013


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