Quantity Surveyor at Deep Blue Energy Services Limited (DBESL)

Quantity Surveyor at Deep Blue Energy Services Limited (DBESL)

Deep Blue Energy Services Limited (DBESL) is a resource and solution management company that specializes in assisting international/Local companies in identifying Potential market opportunities, assisting with permits, sourcing highly skilled employees, bidding on and negotiating contracts and navigating the often complex political and policy environment of many sub Saharan African countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Lagos Island, Nigeria
Job Category: Oil & Gas
Job Type: Contract
Job Shift: Day
Duration: 4 weeks
Job Status: Sourcing


  • Quantity Surveyor reports to Project Manager 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 outturn values for cost, sales and margin.
  • The role will 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.

Core Accountabilities

  • Work with project management team to develop project budgets and monitor to ensure that actual construction costs are kept within the approved project costs.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including Bills of Quantities (BOQ) details regarding quantities, with identified commercial risks and ensuring strict adherence to contractual terms and conditions
  • Negotiate costs, evaluating bids and procure the services of contractors, subcontractors, and consultants
  • Track variations to contracts that may affect costs and ensure accurate, robust, and timely cash flow and value reporting, periodical forecasting and cost management for projects
  • Track changes to designs and construction works and adjust budget projections accordingly
  • Liaise with contractors, consultants, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including analysing completed work, agreement of variations, claims and the preparation of applications for project payments
  • Minimize the costs of projects and enhancing value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
  • Identifying, analysing, and developing the necessary solutions to commercial risks.
  • Work closely with the Procurement Team on the development of procurement strategies for projects
  • Performing site visits, assessments, measurement, and valuation of work done on sites.

QMS, EMS & QH & SMS Responsibilities:

  • Implement the QMS as defined by the manual and related procedures.
  • Obtain and communicate customer requirements to the appropriate personnel or functional organization.
  • Ensure that qualified personnel and other resources are available to implement the QMS.
  • Ensure that services satisfy customer requirements including quality, safety, cost, schedule, and performance; and
  • Ensure that personnel comply with applicable laws, regulations, specifications, standards, and documented procedures.
  • Ensuring the integration of the OHSMS and EMS requirements into the departmental processes
  • Ensuring effective management of environmental aspects, risks and opportunities and implementation of improvement programs
  • Ensuring that the environmental and occupational health and safety management systems achieves its intended results within department.


  • B.Sc in Quantity Surveying.
  • Minimum of 10 years (Post-NYSC) experience within a Real estate or
    Construction firm.
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage -NIQS (Nigerian
    Institute of Quantity Surveyors) Certified and QSRBN (Quantity Surveyors
    Registration Board of Nigeria)
  • Experience in performing cost control analysis, and drawing up reports on
    changes to work and contractor’s claims.

Preferred Skills:

  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
  • Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the
  • Building and Civil Engineering industry with the ability to read and interpret Architectural, Structural and Mechanical & Electrical drawings.
  • Multi tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiation & construction contracts-FIDIC, SMM and JCT
  • Must understand the different types of bonds and applicability – Advance Payment, Retention, Performance, Bid etc
  • Advanced communication skills, including the ability to write clear reports to convey complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
  • Must understand how to prepare material and labour schedule
  • Must be able to prepare BOQ with rates taking off with project drawings
  • Must have excellent understanding of how to prepare valuations and variation claims
  • Must understand what terms like penultimate valuation, half moiety, LAD, etc.
  • Must understand how to price project preliminaries in relation to extension of time.
  • Understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines
  • IT literate and able to use Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project & Construction Costing Softwares.
  • Have good practical organization skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
  • Be able to provide both summarized and detailed reports, on current


  • Gender: Does not matter
  • Age: 25 years – 55 years
  • Highest Education:  Minimum Education University
  • Degree title: Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Experience: Minimum Experience 10 Year
  • Other experience: Minimum of 10 years experience within a real estate or Construction Firm
  • Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager).

Application Closing Date
7th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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