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  • Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

    Job Summary

     

    Quantity Surveyor reports to Project Architect and is involved in maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting. The Quantity Surveyor drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors. Carries out monthly financial reviews on projects and forecast final out-turn values for cost, sales and margin. Maximize value of monthly applications and measurement and submission of contract variations. Timely submission and negotiation of final accounts to the client / main contractor and subcontractors.

     

    Scope

    Quantity surveyors are considered the economists of the construction industry and are also referred to as a construction cost consultant. A quantity surveyor is central to the decision-making process throughout the development of a project, from initial inception to final completion. They prepare cost plans for projects which enable the design team to arrive at practical designs for projects and to stay within budget. They can also act as project managers and are major contributors to the success of all types of projects in all sectors of the industry.

     

    Job Description

    • Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, materials required and labour involved.
    • Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
    • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
    • Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.
    • Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
    • Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
    • Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.
    • Carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales.
    • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
    • Commercial vetting of contractor’s tenders and contracts.
    • Certification of contractor’s monthly valuations and final accounts.
    • Able to work well within a team-based environment.
    • Communicate regularly with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed at all times.
    • Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable.
    • Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and contractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.
    • Supply all relevant information to the General Manager and or the Managing Director for review at the specified intervals set.
    • Assist General Manager and or the Managing Director with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
    • Have good practical organization skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
    • Be able to provide both summarized and detailed reports, on current activities.
    • IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office (proficiency in Microsoft Project is an added advantage).
    • Demonstrable experience in construction contracts.
    • Smart and professional appearance.
    • Good command of written and spoken English.
    • Customer focused.
    • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels.

     

    Qualifications

    • B.Sc (QS) university degree or HND in Quantity Survey
    • Other certification or training in Quantity Survey and Project Management will be an added advantage

     

    Work Experience

    • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience within the Architecture firm, building and construction, Mechanical or Electrical and Power contracting organizations.

     

     

  • Job Title: Architect

    Job Summary

     

    A well-qualified individual with strong drawing abilities and experience executing a variety of illustration styles from hand-drawn to vector art, for both original and existing properties, utilizing industry-standard tools (3D Max, Revit, Sketch Up, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, V- Ray, Flash, etc.).

    Scope

    Architects with strong skills in illustrations combine art, design and creative skills to develop ideas and produce original visual images for a wide range of architectural designs.

     

    Job Description

    • Coordinating with a team to develop illustration concepts that meet clients’ requirements
    • Developing design concepts in a variety of styles
    • Creating detailed sketches, or other visual aids to plan final illustration
    • Estimating time requirements for various illustration assignments
    • Developing illustration from examples and/or descriptions provided by the client, supervising Architect, or team lead
    • Keeping up-to-date on the latest trends in the industry, and a knowledge base to maintain a cutting-edge skill set
    • Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and contractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.
    • Supply all relevant information to the Team lead and or the Principal Partner for review at the specified intervals set.
    • Assist with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Extensive 3D illustration skills in Interior designs, Exterior and Interior Architecture Schemes.
    • High level proficiency in the use of 3D Max, Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, V-Ray and other related  3D software
    • Strong Adobe software skills (esp. Illustrator and Photoshop)
    • Ability to match existing design styles
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Creativity
    • Flexibility
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Problem solving abilities
    • Ability to set and meet deadlines
    • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism graciously
    • Resourcefulness and business oriented

     

    Qualifications

    • Minimum BSc in Architecture
    • Certification and trainings in related 3D software will be an added advantage.

     

    Work Experience

    • Minimum 2 years’ working experience in an Architecture firm.

     

     

Send your application and CV to hr@adconsultinglimited.com. Application closes March 15th, 2018.

 

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