Vacancy at UNOPS for Senior Quantity Surveyor- Retainer

Job categories: Engineering
Vacancy codeVA/2020/B5316/20101
Department/officeAFR, GHOH, Nigeria
Contract typeLocal ICA Specialist
Contract levelLICA Specialist-11
Application period19-Aug-2020 to 02-Sep-2020

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

UNOPS Ghana Multi Country Office (GMCO), located in Accra, spans across West Africa, covering Ghana, Gambia,Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

GMCO is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with a subset of the regional portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners’ sustainable results and achievements of UNOPS management results.

The core functions of the Operational Hub are to:

● Liaise and develop engagements, and deliver services responding to partner needs.
● Leverage advice and integrate delivery modalities of the three Delivery Practices and the Global
Partner Service Office.
● Maintain appropriate arrangements and capacity for direct transactional support for delivery of the
sub-regional portfolio.

Background Information – Country Specific

The Nigeria Duty Stations are managed by the Nigeria Country Office based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Background Information – Job Specific
The Senior Quantity Surveyor is considered a valuable asset to the UNOPS team in Nigeria as partners begin to consider UNOPS as a partner in infrastructure development mainly within the north east of the county. Such development projects include construction of feeder roads that create access to markets and other social and commercial services, rehabilitation of WASH facilities, access to energy through rural electrification and provision of social infrastructure including schools, hospitals, markets etc. Our delivery approach is evidence based, embeds sustainability, and mainstreams gender, to ensure people are connected and are able to access basic services.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will give his/her technical expertise as required to produce, manage and coordinate Bill of Quantities and supervise related works. He or she is responsible for managing staff under his/her supervision and ensure high quality design documentation and site works are carried out on time and on or under budget. The projects may be in national and or international locations.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be requested to work from home and be prepared to travel to any site in or around Nigeria as required and as the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) permits.

Functional Responsibilities

Specifically, the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the fol…

A. Education
Advanced university degree (master or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering

University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering with two (2) additional years of relevant work experience will be accepted in lieu of Master’s Degree requirement.
Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement (LICA) Contract level: LI…
Additional Considerations

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications …
Background Information – UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp…
Background information – AFR

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How to Apply: apply online HERE

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.


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