Project Manager

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JOB TITLE:  Project Manager (Quantity Surveyor)

JOB FUNCTION: Projects

JOB LEVEL: Mid-level

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

START DATE: Immediately Hired

INDUSTRY: Real Estate Construction 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time

WORKING AND HOURS: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week

LOCATION:  Labone, Accra, Ghana

DATE LISTED: October 3, 2022

Summary and Corporate Profile:

 

Our client, a forward thinking reputable real estate development company with a strong desire to transform and elevate African real estate is looking to add Quantity Surveyor to its team to manage projects.

 

The quantity surveyor will be tasked with analyzing existing budgets and making improvements, reviewing plans and preparing quantity estimates, negotiating with various contractors and vendors, as well as building relationships with clients and site managers.

 

As a quantity surveyor, you'll seek to minimize the cost and risk of a construction project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required legal standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met.

 

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing construction plans and preparing quantity requirements.

  • Scrutinizing maintenance and material costs, as well as contracts to ensure the best deals.

  • Liaising with site managers, clients, contractors, and subcontractors.

  • Preparing reports, analyses, contracts, budgets, risk assessment, and other documents.

  • Advising managers and clients on improvements and new strategies.

  • Keeping track of materials and ordering more when required.

  • Documenting any changes in design and updating budgets.

 

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in quantity surveying, engineering, management, or similar.

  • Construction estimating or finance experienced is advantageous.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Sound knowledge of construction

  • Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to organize, plan, and strategize.

  • A valid driver's license.

  • Great networking abilities.

  • Traveling from the office to various sites as required.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Track record of achievement in the Ghanaian real estate construction sector.

  • The ability to “hit the ground running” thanks to his/her network of contacts.

  • Good understanding of construction, surveying, negotiation and estimates.

  • Pro-active attitude, can do mentality, can thrive on a relatively “high rejection/low hit rate” ratio

  • Ability to self-start, self-motivate, self-sustain, self-improve and work independently

  • Excellent relationship and leadership skills

  • Collaborative personality

  • Ready and keen to lead a high performing team

  • Good man-manager

Interacts with

Internal:

  • CEO, Operations, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Projects 

External:

  • Prospects

  • Suppliers

  • Customers

  • Consultants

Salary and Benefits

  • GHC 3500 to GHC 6500 per month

APPLICATION MODE

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Project Manager'.

Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.