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RyteGate Technologies provides consulting and information technology advisory services to a wide range of local and international clients. RyteGate is made up of a network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. As a leading professional services firm, we have much to contribute to public policy, business and society throughout the world.
Quantity Surveyor/cost And Contract Manager

Location: imo
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: quantity surveying
Required Grade: any

Location: Owerri, Imo

Company Industry: Contract and Commercial Management

Company Type: Constructions

Employer: (Private Sector)

Employment Type: Full Time Employee


Job Purpose Statement


    To manage the costs on a construction project. They help to ensure that the construction project is completed within its projected budget.

    This person will be accountable for the commercial and cost management of projects, from inception through to close out.

    The role involves ensuring all operations are carried out to control costs, maximize value, minimize future liabilities and maintain the required standard of quality and safety.


Job Responsibilities


    Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project

    Prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation

    Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjusting budget projections accordingly

    Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction of the project

    Measure and value the work done on site

    Pay subcontractors

    Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers

    Select and/or source construction materials

    Write reports

    Establish with the Project Manager the project priorities in respect of quality, time and cost.

    Undertake cost studies as required to enable the Project Team to consider all options in order to proceed with the optimum scheme.

    Consider and advise upon ‘best value’ procurement options and present to The Project Manager for consideration.

    Provide project costs for business case calculations to justify investment in the project.

    Conduct Value Management

    Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit and actively seek to improve processes and procedures

    Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any contractor that we are working within and assist in their development and improvement

    Ensure final accounts are prepared timely and accurately

    Collate actual costs in accordance with the respective work breakdown structure and capture all cost base requirements

    Ensure financial information for audits is collated and cost assurance processes are followed


Requirements/Preferred Candidate


    Career Level: Mid-Career

    Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma in Quantity Surveying or any related course.

    Years of Experience: 5 and above


Key skills:



    A good working knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn how to use specialist software

    Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills

    Team working

    Excellent organization and time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines

    Ability to work effectively in a team but also able to work on own initiative

    Ability to adapt and challenge

    Confident communicator with all levels of personnel

    Ability to appropriately delegate tasks

    Ability to negotiate.


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