Senior Quantity Surveyor
Turner & Townsend International Limited
Turner & Townsend is recognized as one of the leading international cost & project management consultancies that specialise in the construction, infrastructure & natural resources industry.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to manage a diverse range of construction projects including infrastructure & civil engineering projects in Qatar as part of the regional team. The chosen candidate will also have experience working with the consultancies, for example design, marketing, project management consultancies associated with these projects.
Your job will be to assure and deliver all Post Contract Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering functions and responsibilities across all designated projects, across the full project life-cycle from inception through to construction, completion & final settlement.
Provide primary point of contact for all matters relating to the full suite of quantity surveying / cost engineering services including reporting in support of the projects the team
Manage a team of 4/5 QS necessary and appraise the performance of QS team members
Maintain close liaison with the clients staff to maintain satisfactory working relationships and to identify potential problem areas.
Working directly with various consultancies (e.g. design & marketing consultancies) to prepare budgets during various phases of the design process
Establish project requirements with regards to scope of services, organisation, and job specific procedures and cost reporting
Manage cost engineering work on assigned project to ensure that activities are effectively planned, resourced and completed
Analyse and compile accurate and detailed budget estimates
Review the total Project estimates to ensure accuracy of estimated project cost
Cost & cash flow management
Analyse cost trends, prepare forecasts and propose mitigation measures
Project Change Control
Full management of Project Changes to determine legitimacy and estimated impact to project schedule and budget.
Manage cost variances and change control processes
Evaluate contract price adjustment provisions
Prepare and agree final accounts
Thorough and detailed technical knowledge of all aspects of Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering, from inception through to completion of projects, including expertise and experience working as a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer in a Infrastructure / Civil Engineering environment on large and complex projects
3 years Middle East experience
Major multi-disciplinary projects with Civil Engineering/ Infrastructure experience
10 years experience from either a client, consulting or contracting background
Proven experience of Infrastructure/ Civil Engineering schemes in excess of $100 million
5 years Post contract experience including consultant payments, variations & claims costing
Client facing experience dealing with various types of consultancies
Previous supervision / management experience
Chartered Surveyor or Engineer
Project Management experience
Confident, culturally aware & presentable
Can take the initiative, make decisions and communicate at all levels
Excellent written and oral English communication skills
Good team leadership skills including training, monitoring and motivation
Good presentation skills
About the Company
About the Company
We are a global professional services organisation that provides consultancy, delivery, operations and programme management services to businesses that invest in, own and operate assets.
We have a global footprint of 63 offices. Our 2,400 people operate in 28 countries to make a difference for our clients by managing the delivery of their programmes and projects, maximising the performance of their property portfolios and improving their overall business performance.