Thursday, 3 November 2016

Quantity Surveyor at Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life.
We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We are vertically-integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability. Bridge expects to continue rapid expansion in East Africa, and will be launching operations in Nigeria in September 2015, with India to follow in 2016.

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Responsibilities 
  • Providing general cost planning and control advice for decision making. 
  • Formulating and updating all necessary tools for data collection, process planning, monitoring and control, and analyses. 
  • Carrying out life-cycle cost projections, estimations and computations for decision making
  • Prescribing and constantly reviewing specifications, work methods, processes and procedures with a view towards maximizing cost efficiency.
  • Carrying out cost computations, preparation of budget templates, budget reviews and updates
  • Formulating, reviewing, monitoring and updating payment processes, procedures, controls and tools in consultation with the Finance Department.
  • Reviewing and approving payment documentation including site documents, relevant procurement and accounting documents
  • Determination and forecasting of construction costs including adjustment policy, planning and implementation.
  • Determining periodic workload-based construction funds requirements as required for financial decision-making.
  • Carrying out cost studies and surveys including cost comparatives, component/elemental cost analyses and real-time cost performance analyses.
Requirements
  • 5+ years of related experience in a busy and dynamic work environment.
  • Experience handling concurrent projects in multiple locations.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian construction market.
  • Statistical analysis knowledge is  an asset
  • Degree or Diploma in Quantity Surveying or related field
  • Master’s degree in Construction Management or Project management shall be an added advantage.
Location: Lagos



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