Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor

Faithful+Gould

Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 20 Aug 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Faithful+Gould is a construction consultancy and member of the WS Atkins group of companies (www.atkinsglobal.com). As one of the world's leading total solutions providers for the built environment, Faithful+Gould has been providing a versatile blend of construction, program, cost and project management to private companies and the public sector for more than 60 years.

We are currently looking for experienced Quantity Surveyor/ Senior Quantity Surveyors to join our team to work on newly awarded projects across varying sectors and various locations within UAE for a site-based role. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team on high profile projects within in Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities

- The Quantity Surveyors will report to either a Commercial Manager or Associate Director
- Will be responsible for organising measurement tasks when preparing estimates / cost plans
- Draft estimates / cost plans for review and finalisation with senior management.
- Preparation of BOQ including drafting Preambles / General Requirements.
- Undertake market review / research for compiling and updating unit rates for estimating.
- Responsible for on-site and off-site quantity verifications and confirmation with regards to payments and variation works.
- Responsible for checking and verifications of all invoices of the said sub packages on site.
- Maintain a register of payments.
- Check the materials on and off site and verified delivery and acceptance from the client's representative for payment approval.
- Prepare and maintain records of all sub-contractors agreement and payments.
- On site verification of Final Accounts submitted by the Contractors and selected Sub Contractors and Suppliers, adjusting as necessary and providing recommendations to the Client.
- Prepare and maintain cash flow forecasts for Subcontract works.
- Update Cost report.
- Carry out cost estimates for alternative design solutions.
- Prepare estimates of variation works.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

- Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying or related
- Minimum 8 + years Quantity Surveying working experience in the Middle East or KSA ideally
- Experience working on Cost X is a must
- Knowledge and understanding of the following:
- Cost planning (concept design, schematic design & detailed design)
- Measurement / BOQ in POMI & CESMM
- Collation of Contract Documentation
- Understanding of FDIC Forms of Contracts
- Buildings, Residential projects
- Demonstrate good understanding of compiling unit rates for estimating

Desirable

- UAE Experience
- Chartered or working towards MRICS

Behavioural Competencies

- Essential (Planning & time management, influencing skills, customer focus etc.)
- Self-starter
- Task orientated
- Team player but able to work independently with minimum supervision
- Able to meet set deliverables
- Punctual
- Confident
- Good communication skills, both oral and written
- Able to act on own initiative and proactive manner

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

- A competitive salary
- Transportation allowance
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Annual leave
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin

SNC Lavalin's Faithful+Gould business is one of the world's leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide. Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients' interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting - and then developing - brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It's precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

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