Workforce Management Centre (WFMC) Job Position for a Professional Quantity Surveyor

Workforce Management Centre (WFMC) – Our client, a reputable Real Estate Company is seeking applications to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Professional Quantity Surveyor
Lekki, Lagos
Job Summary

  • To maximise project margin and add value to the various projects by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting.
  • To drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • To carry out monthly financial reviews (CVR’s) on projects and forecast final outturn values for cost, sales and margin.

Job Descriptions

  • Handover on winning a contract, usually through meetings with the estimators.
  • Checking the tender documentation and any irregularities or discrepancies to be brought to the team’s attention.
  • Delegating copying of drawings to site managers and relevant subcontractors using an issue sheet or variation order.
  • Dealing with correspondence and instructions.
  • Dealing with all the project costs.
  • Reconciliations to be undertaken every month on each project.
  • Forecasts should be undertaken on each project every month.
  • Payment to Sub-contractors after agreement of valuations through a payment advice form which is to be given to the accounts department.
  • Producing of final accounts.
  • Visiting sites and building relationships with site managers.
  • Training and development of Assistant Surveyors and Technical Trainees.
  • Contractual correspondence to Sub-contractors, Consultants, etc.
  • Preparation of Claims documentation if necessary.
  • Preparation of cost plans.
  • Producing valuations correctly and on time including budgetary valuations and any projected future costs which will involve regular communication with the PQS and/or Architect.
  • Keeping of diary for due payments, raising of Invoices and chasing of monies due in conjunction with the Accounts Department.

Skill Requirements

  • Technically qualified in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.
  • Minimum 5 years quantity surveying experience within the real estate industry.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities.
  • IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrable experience in EPC contracts.
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.

Personal Attributes

  • Smart and professional appearance.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Customer focused.
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work


  • Kindly indicate “Professional Quantity Surveyor” as subject of the mail.
  • Only Qualified Candidates  will be contacted.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Closing Date: 28th February, 2017.

in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.

Speak Your Mind


Get a Job Today with Joblanda

Reports released in early 2016 reveal more than 1.3 million Nigerians suffered job losses during the second quarter of 2015 alone, bringing the country's total unemployment rate to greater than 6 million individuals. In an effort to combat these statistics, staffing and education advancement advocate Joblanda has launched increased efforts to work with those affected by Nigeria's diminishing employment availability.

Joblanda is focused on delivering employment, career, and educational advancement opportunities to Nigerians who are seeking them. Built on the premise of doing more than just collecting and listing vacancies, we also help ensure each vacancy is well-matched to the job seeker by organizing the listings by required academic qualifications, years of experience, and industries of expertise.

In order to drive individual and collective economic growth, we also disseminate information about scholarships and educational opportunities as well as events and initiatives that can help people advance to a better career. We want to assist people In gaining the tools and information they need to live a better life, and we know that finding a great career is vital to accomplishing that goal.

joblanda gif

in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get vacancies and employment updates to your email inbox.