Senior Quantity Surveyor

Nilam Modhwadia
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Up to £40k AED per month all in salary
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A Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience of working on the pre and post-contract sides of complex construction projects is required to work for a leading Dubai-based consultancy. 

This is a pre and post-contract role to assist the client with tasks such as cost plans, feasibility studies and estimates as well as post-contract administration of the project.

Project Details

The successful candidate will be based at the client’s office and on-site working on prestigious large-scale aviation construction projects as well as redevelopment and residential projects.

This is a full-time, permanent position, and visa sponsorship can be provided for successful candidates.

Responsibilities and Duties

Your duties as a Senior Quantity Surveyor with this QS / cost consultancy company will focus on pre and post contract work for Dubai Airport and is likely to include a combination of:

  • Undertake Value Engineering and Cost control techniques on a range of construction contracts 
  • Administer FIDIC conditions of contract and international methods of measurement.
  • Review of the all the Correspondence, handle claims, prepare the final account.
  • Attend meetings, drafting the MOM and Rate and measurement dispute handling, AVV, quotation review, Value Engineering etc.
  • Supervision of and preparation of cost plans
  • Supervision of and management of tender evaluation & assessment work
  • Preparation of recommendations for award of contractor packages
  • Managing, checking and preparing and presenting cash flow & cost management advice to clients
  • Interpreting and offering advice on contract
  • Ensuring contractual notices and client entitlements are properly administered
  • Management of and preparation of contractor’s payment recommendations
  • Checking the measuring & valuing variations
  • Taking responsibility for the agreement of final accounts
  • Management of a number of other members of staff, both Quantity Surveyors and Measurement Technicians

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Successful candidates will have both pre and post-contract experience.
  • Some exposure to projects within the aviation sector would be advantageous, but not essential. Experience in high-rise residential projects would also be ideal.
  • Candidates must have experience with the measurements of bills of quantities, cost planning, and value engineering.
  • Excellent client-facing skills.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Candidates must hold a degree qualification in Quantity Surveying from a UK or internationally recognised university.
  • Due to the clients requirements for approval onto the project, candidates must also have a minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience in quantity surveying following the successful completion of their QS degree. Candidates with less than 10 years of post-graduate experience will not be considered.
  • Candidates must be MRICS qualified or working towards this.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This company is a dynamic quantity surveying/commercial management/cost consultancy and operates as one of the longest-serving Cost Consultancy practices in the Middle East.

Their experience encompasses a multitude of construction industry professional services comprising buildings, infrastructure, civil engineering, petrochemical sectors and interior design.

Full details of this exciting employer provided to shortlisted candidates.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Up to 40k AED per month all in salary (to include basic salary, family allowance, transport allowance and airfare)
  • Working Hours: 7.00am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Medical Insurance

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