Quantity Surveyor (Interior Design)
OPL Academy
6d ago

Quantity Surveyor needed at design consultancy firm

Application Deadline : Oct 31, 2019.


Our Client is a leading design consultancy firm looking to hire a Quantity Surveyor to join their team.


  • Degree in quantity surveying
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in quantity surveying services with a proven track record of delivering cost benefits
  • Prior experience working on interior design projects
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently and through own initiative
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • Thorough understanding of contract administration
  • Experience in compiling and following strict budgets
  • In-depth understanding of construction materials, pricing, and industry
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to focus on critical elements and, at the same time, remain mindful of the big picture
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good working knowledge of Auto CAD and Excel
  • Ability to optimize all aspects of a project’s life cycle including costs and value management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express complex ideas in simpler terms
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a clear assessment of requirements and priorities
  • Recognized qualifications such as Chartered status would be an advantage
  • Job Description for Experienced Quantity Surveyor

    The Quantity Surveyor will oversee the following activities :

  • Preparing various documents including budgetary estimates, bill of quantities, costs estimates and other documentation
  • Overseeing the costing and billing of a project
  • Managing vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • Negotiating with vendors and suppliers on an ongoing basis
  • Liaising with other construction professionals, including project managers and architects, to advise on requirements of a contract
  • Handling contractual correspondences, vetting contract documents and awarding contracts up to an agreed sum
  • Tracking changes to the design and construction work and adjusting budget projections accordingly
  • Utilizing software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates.
  • Identifying potential financial or construction risks
  • Inspecting 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 cost
  • Analyzing completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs
  • Aiding the improvement of current processes; establishing and implementing new processes, procedures and best practices where necessary
  • Performing other related duties as may be assigned
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