Lead Quantity Surveyor
One Precious Life (OPL) Academy
5d ago
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  • OPL Academy is an employment accelerator connecting job seekers to job opportunities in Nigeria’s construction industry.

    Our client is a leading construction company based in Lagos, Nigeria. They are looking to hire a lead quantity surveyor to support their team in the delivery of its projects.

    Job Description

    The Lead Quantity Surveyor will oversee the following activities :

  • Preparing various documents including budgetary estimates, bill of quantities, costs estimates and other documentationOverseeing the costing and billing of a projectManaging vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliabilityNegotiating with vendors and suppliers on an ongoing basisLiaising with other construction professionals, including project managers and architects, to advise on requirements of a contractHandling contractual correspondences, vetting contract documents and awarding contracts up to an agreed sumTracking changes to the design and construction work and adjusting budget projections accordinglyUtilizing software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimatesIdentifying potential financial or construction risksInspecting site and collating information including but not limited to statement of claims from contractor, anticipated claims from contractor, assessment of costs of works and expected final costAnalyzing completed projects to determine ROI and compare costsAiding the improvement of current processes;
  • establishing and implementing new processes, procedures and best practices where necessaryPerforming other related duties as may be assigned


    Degree in quantity surveyingMinimum of eight (8) years’ experience in building construction and quantity surveying services with a proven track record of delivering cost benefitsExcellent team player with the ability to work independently and through own initiativeStrong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reportsThorough understanding of contract administrationExperience in compiling and following strict budgetsIn-

    depth understanding of construction materials, pricing, and industryStrong attention to detail with an ability to focus on critical elements and, at the same time, remain mindful of the big pictureExcellent negotiation skillsGood working knowledge of Auto CAD and ExcelAbility to optimize all aspects of a project’s life cycle including costs and value managementStrong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express complex ideas in simpler termsAbility to work under pressure and maintain a clear assessment of requirements and prioritiesRecognized qualifications such as Chartered status would be an advantage


    Competitive package offered.

    Job Description for Driver

    The Driver would be responsible for :

    Picking up the CEO at their place of residenceDriving CEO to business meetings as well as social functionsMaintaining vehicle cleanliness both inside and outside on a daily basisEnsuring prompt servicing of vehicles when needed through vehicle maintenance personnel approved by the CEOKeeping track of general maintenance schedules, like car tyre condition, car papers renewals, oil gauge etc.

    Dealing peacefully with unforeseen circumstances or delays while drivingPerforming any other task that may be assigned by the CEO


  • Minimum of SSCEAt least three (3) years of experience as a driverA valid Nigerian driver’s license with an excellent driving recordExcellent knowledge of various Lagos routes and road signsGood communication skills;
  • should be able to read and writeMust be reliable, punctual, time conscious and flexibleShould understand and observe all state safety regulations


    Should reside along Lekki-Ajah axis or adjacent areas


    Competitive package offered.

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  • Our Client, a leading design consultancy firm based in Lagos, Nigeria, is looking to hire an Experienced Interior Architect who is well versed in admin architectural work and office fit outs, to support the team in executing an exciting office project.

    Job Description for Experienced Interior Architect

    The Experienced Interior Architect would be responsible for providing on ground support for a project led by a foreign based architectural firm.

    The scope of work will include :

    Meeting with clients to determine objectives and requirements for the projectSupervising the project from start to finish to ensure high quality, innovative and functional designAdapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during constructionVisiting the worksite to ensure that construction work adheres to architectural planEnsuring that all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes, guide lines and regulationsReviewing and understanding all project contract documentsWorking closely with a team of other construction professionalsPerforming other related duties as may be assigned.

    Requirements :

    Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or other appropriate field of study.Proven working experience as an architectStrong portfolio to prove creative skillsExpert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standardsFamiliarity with design software (Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, 3d Studio VIZ or similar) Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensionsStrong visual awareness and an eye for detailExcellent communication skill


    Meeting with clients to take detailed briefs and clarify requirements for the projectDefining project plan, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibilityEnsuring that the project is delivered on-

    time, within scope and within budgetManaging changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniquesDelegating and managing tasks assigned to team membersTracking project performance using appropriate tools and techniquesEnsuring resource availability and allocationManaging relationships with clients and all stakeholdersCreating and maintaining comprehensive project documentationReporting and escalating to management as needed Performing other related duties as may be assigned


    Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration or other appropriate field of studyMinimum of 5 years professional experience in project managementExcellent client-

    facing and internal communication skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsSolid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitaskingProject Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plusProven working experience in construction is a plusStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

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