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Quantity Survey Engineers x8 at Abubaker Technical Services and General Supplies Limited

Abubaker Technical Services and General Supplies Limited

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

UGX Confidential
2 weeks ago

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Job Purpose / Objective :
Responsible for managing project costs, budgets, and resources
Acurately estimate material quantities, prepare cost estimates, monitor expenses, and ensure cost control throughout the construction process. T
Optimize project costs, manage resources efficiently, and contribute to the successful completion

Job Roles and Responsibilities:
Cost Estimation:
• Conduct detailed quantity take-offs from engineering drawings and specifications to estimate material quantities required for the project.
• Prepare accurate cost estimates, considering materials, labor, equipment, and other project expenses.

Budget Management:
• Assist in developing and managing the project budget in collaboration with project managers and stakeholders.
• Monitor and track actual project expenditures against the budgeted amounts.

Procurement and Contract Management:
• Collaborate with procurement teams to obtain competitive quotes from suppliers and subcontractors.
• Review and negotiate contracts with vendors and subcontractors to ensure cost-effectiveness.

Change Order Management:
• Evaluate and manage change orders and variations to the project scope, assessing their impact on the budget and schedule.
• Provide cost assessments for potential changes and advise on their feasibility.

Cost Control and Reporting:
• Implement cost control measures to avoid budget overruns and track cost-saving opportunities.
• Prepare regular cost reports for project management and stakeholders.

Value Engineering:
• Suggest value engineering options to optimize project costs without compromising quality.

Quality Control:
• Monitor construction activities to verify compliance with engineering drawings, specifications, and project requirements.
• Identify discrepancies and deviations from plans, reporting them to project managers and relevant stakeholders.

Data Analysis and Reporting:
• Analyse measurement data and present comprehensive reports on project progress and quality.
• Ensure that all measurement records are accurately documented for future reference and auditing.

Stakeholder Coordination:
• Collaborate with the design team, project managers, and construction personnel to ensure seamless project costs integration and information exchange.
• Communicate costs control findings to relevant stakeholders and address any related concerns.

Health and Safety Compliance:
• Ensure adherence to safety guidelines and protocols during operation activities.
• Identify potential safety hazards related to cost control operations and implement necessary precautions.

Quality Assurance:
• Develop and implement quality measurement procedures to ensure that it meets engineering standards and project specifications.
• Monitor measurement processes to detect any deviations from required standard levels.

Technical Specifications:
• Prepare detailed project cost specifications to be used in the road construction project.

Compliance and Quality Assurance:
• Ensure that all project costs comply with project /contractual obligations, and regulatory requirements.
• Conduct regular audits to verify cost quality assurance and consistency.

Collaboration and Communication:
• Facilitate communication among project team members and external stakeholders by ensuring the project estimates.
• Provide project estimates to project stakeholders, including consultants’ and contractors.

• Generate regular reports on cost estimates status, and any outstanding issues.
• Provide progress updates to project managers and other relevant stakeholders.

Performs any other duty as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):
• Cost Variance: Measure the difference between the budgeted and actual project costs.
• Quantity Accuracy: Assess the accuracy of quantity take-offs and estimates.
• Cost Savings: Track and report on cost-saving initiatives implemented during the project.
• Timely Reporting: Measure the timeliness of cost reports and financial updates.
• Change Order Management: Evaluate the efficiency of managing change orders and variations.
• Data Reporting Timeliness: provides project cost estimates to analyse and report actual / variance data.
• Quality Control Findings: Monitor the number of variance and project cost escalation during quality control inspections.
• Compliance Adherence: Monitor adherence to contractual requirements and regulatory standards.
Stakeholder Satisfaction: Gather feedback from project team members and external stakeholders on quantity survey management processes.

Work Experience, Skills and Knowledge:
• Quantity Surveying: Proficient in quantity take-off methods, cost estimation, and cost management techniques.
• Construction Cost Knowledge: Familiarity with construction material costs, labor rates, and equipment expenses.
• Budgeting and Financial Analysis: Ability to develop and manage project budgets and conduct financial analysis.
• Contract Management: Understanding of contract negotiation, procurement, and subcontractor management.
• Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to assess cost implications and alternatives.
• Communication: Effective communication with project teams, vendors, and stakeholders regarding cost-related matters.
• Software Proficiency: Skilled in using quantity surveying software and spreadsheet applications.
• Time Management: Ability to prioritize tasks and work efficiently within project schedules.
• Attention to Detail: Demonstrate meticulousness in recording and analysing project cost estimation.
• Health and Safety Consciousness: Knowledgeable in safety protocols and practices in a construction environment.
• Quality Control: Knowledgeable in quality assurance procedures and standards for construction project costing management.
• Environmental Awareness: Understand the environmental impact of construction and consider sustainability factors.
• Project Management: Ability to manage time, prioritize tasks, and work collaboratively within the project team.
• Time Management: Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced construction environment.
• Risk Management: Ability to identify potential risks and develop strategies for risk mitigation.
• Health and Safety Compliance: Knowledge of safety regulations and commitment to maintaining a safe work environment.
• Regulatory Compliance: Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and standards in the road construction industry.
• Working experience: Possession 8 years of leadership working experience of which 3 years should have been obtained in the equivalent capacity.

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