Senior QS - Procurement

Ref
MAX5829
Consultant
Stuart Hackett
Region
Dubai
Location
Dubai, UAE
Salary
Circa 28k AED p/m + Benefits
Job Posted
26/01/2015
Type
Permanent
Status

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist the Head of Procurement in the implementation of the business plan for the company procurement strategy
  • Define a procurement strategy on all subcontract works on award of new projects
  • Participate in value Management / Value Engineering exercises as appropriate to align the design intent requirements with programme and budgetary constraints
  • Preparing subcontract conditions of subcontract packages, contractual provisions etc at project commencement. This will include updating documents as appropriate throughout the projects (in conjunction with operations, planning and commercial management functions)
  • Review drawings / specifications / pricing documents received from third parties for incorporation into tender documentation
  • Compiling tender lists in conjunction with operations / procurement management, including managing any prequalification / pre-tender selection meeting processes
  • Preparing complete, robust package tender documentation for issue to tender
  • Receiving tenders and managing the post tender analysis process
  • Negotiating with specialist subcontractors

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Working for a large main contractor within civils based projects (Companies such as Balfour Beatty, Costain, Birse, Carillion etc) would be an advantage due to the type of training you will have received
  • Knowledge of FIDIC form of contract is desired
  • Knowledge of supply chain process

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification is essential (HND is acceptable if the candidate also has the relevant experience)
  • RICS (or similar equivalent qualification) would be an advantage but not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company have a reputation in the UAE of providing expertise on civil engineering projects including marina’s, harbours, pipelines and roads amongst others. They have been providing contracting services for over 50 years in the area and have a prestigious client list. They have completed some of largest and most important civils based projects in the country over recent years and would be the ideal company for a candidate with a passion for civils based projects. In the current climate, the majority of the companies work is based in Abu Dhabi at present.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Salary of circa 28,000 AED p/m

  • Family status available (Schooling for up to two children)
  • Company Car
  • Gratuity Bonus
  • Flight(s) for self and family
  • Full Private Medical Cover

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