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Website Midlands State University

*NB:    Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

PROJECTS AND MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT 

POST: QUANTITY SURVEYOR 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying from a recognized institution;
  • A Masters in Construction Project Management is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 3 years practical and hands-on experience in related functions;
  • Ability to use packages such as Microsoft Projects;

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Production of accurate bills of quantities, schedule of materials and procurement plans for University projects (new projects and maintenance works);
  • Accurately building up rates and pricing scope of works;
  • Participating with the design team in conceptualising infrastructural alterations and additions;
  • Liaising with nominated subcontractors on site and evaluating their claims including site re-measurements;
  • Preparing departmental budgets and control expenditures;
  • Diligently compiling monthly progress reports, site measurements and interim valuations;
  • Formulating tender specifications and preparation of associated tender documents in liaison with the Procurement Management Unit;
  • Undertaking cost-analysis for maintenance projects;
  • Production of projects programme of works and managing its implementation;
  • Performing any other technical duties as assigned by the Director for Projects and Maintenance;

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University 

P Bag 9055

GWERU

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2020. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.