Site Supervisor (Quantity Surveyor)
Bradfield Consulting
LAGOS, Nigeria
7d ago

JOB TITLE : Site Supervisor (Quantity Surveyor)

Our client, a prestigious real estate / property firm located in is seeking to fill the position of a Site Supervisor (Quantity surveyor).

He / she would help to minimise the cost of projects and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.


  • Oversee site operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards.
  • Assess and manage safety hazards in the workplace.
  • Supply all relevant information to the Project Manager for review at the specified intervals set.
  • Manage all costs relating to site projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance of project work
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Prepare and analyse costing for tenders
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Analyse completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs
  • Negotiating the cost of projects
  • Prepare and monitor project Cash flow forecasts. Measure, value, submit and negotiate contract variations
  • Update boundary lines and prepare sites for construction, make precise measurements to determine property boundaries so as to avoid legal disputes
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and / or client
  • Assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies
  • Estimate quantity and costs of materials
  • Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
  • Drawing up contracts with vendors
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Act as a liaison between clients and site managers / engineers
  • Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and / or estimated costs
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence
  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts
  • Communicate regularly with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed at all times

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field.
  • 5years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field.
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detailed knowledge of existing technology in the field, legal issues and complex regulations.
  • Experienced in compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills.
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Should possess a strong numeracy and financial management skills and have the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages.
  • Should possess the ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people.
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