Project Control Advisor

1Recruit International
Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP907-20
1Recruit International

The Role


The Role


Leading Qatar Government Agency
Cost Estimation Focus
Location : Doha, Qatar

The country of Qatar is currently experiencing an economic boom in economy and industry and has placed an emphasis on a major drive toward development of infrastructure services and construction of projects on a national scale. Our client, the leading government agency for infrastructure development and project management, is growing their specialist teams and now look to appoint a Project Control Advisor.

Reporting to the Manager, Engineering Business Support; you will be a technical advisor for the strategic direction of project control / cost estimation building, civil and infrastructure projects for the country of Qatar. Further this role will centre on the setting of the business structure, the creation of efficiencies and standardization of polices, procedures and manuals. This is a role where you can impart your knowledge in this emerging economy.

Responsibilities include:

• Preparation of reliable and realistic cost estimates and change control Manuals.
• Help in Design appraisal and advise on cost of alternative design solutions and participate and advise on Value Engineering.
• Setup and manage Cost Database including cost analysis and periodic updates of the basic material, plant and labour cost.
• Review the rates and productivity of different trades including trend analysis (Market Testing)
• Advise on procurement strategy etc.
• Review any potential changes or risks envisaged and in turn estimate where possible future saving or additional costs can be identified.
• Establishing Budget and Forecasting cost for projects.
• Help in Design appraisal and advise on cost of alternative design solutions and participate and advise on Value Engineering.

Requirements


Requirements


Key attributes for this role include:

• B.Sc. (Quantity Surveying/Civil Engineering) Degree
• Chartered status and membership of professionally recognized institution (RICS, AACEI, CIOB, ICE)
• Minimum 15 years hands on experience in multi-disciplined project cost estimating which includes 7 years in major projects and 3 years construction site experience is preferable.
• Familiarity with local market rates as well as construction practices in the surrounding region.
• Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction of buildings and infrastructure projects.
• Knowledge of international standards ,specifications and the guidelines and procedures manual of the Contract Management i.e. Engineering Standards, tenders’ fixed terms and references .
• Proficiency in computer programme used for cost estimating and to provide consistent budget quantity project cost estimates.
• Good oral and written English language with report writing and analytical skills.

A competitive salary package will be offered to attract exceptional candidates to this growth organization. To apply, forward your resume in Word format.

About the Company


About the Company


1Recruit International LLC is an international global recruitment and human resource solutions consultancy with a global mind set and a proven track record in talent management. Resourcing across an array of executive business sectors, our corporate mission entails client satisfaction through quality orientation; a consultative approach, delivery excellence and innovation through 'best fit” candidates technically, behaviourally and culturally.
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