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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Propel Consult

Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-2291

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

- Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
- Applying value management techniques at the outset of a project where appropriate or applicable, and where necessary involving Senior Management
- Managing and taking ownership of estimating and cost planning activities to include presenting the final cost plan including developing whole lifecycle cost models
- Managing and taking ownership of the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, inquiry, Bills of Quantities, analysis, selection, and contract preparation are performed effectively
- Ensuring that project cost variances and change control processes are effectively and pro-actively managed.
- Ensuring that cost management and valuation work is managed effectively
- Ensuring the preparation of monthly cost reports and presenting them to the client
- Value engineering, risk management, and life cycle costing where applicable
- Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed timeously
- Taking a lead role in engaging with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
- Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
- Ensuring that QA/QC procedures are adhered to at all times
- Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new clients
- Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities
- Working with Associate Directors and Directors to construct bids and proposals for new work
- Attending networking functions as required
- Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates, and products and hence improve the service provided to clients
- Staff management (where appropriate) – Inputting into the formal management of Quantity Surveyors on their team, to include 1st round recruitment interviews, input into resource management, and attendance at staff appraisals
- Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the client's internal database and Best Practice library
- Financial management – Utilising the client FMS in order to keep track of the ongoing margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission
- Process improvement – Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes
- Training and Mentoring – Identifying and proposing training requirements for Quantity Surveyors in the cost management team and mentoring staff as required
- Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time
- Service delivery on commissions is in line with the conditions of the appointment
- Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members
- The cost management team is effectively led (where appropriate) within the context of delivering a specific commission
- General line management responsibilities (where appropriate) are effectively discharged
- Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon
- Margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts are kept track of on all commissions
- Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained



- Must have a Bachelors Degree in Quantity Surveying from a recognized tertiary institution
- Minimum 10 years experience as a QS
- Minimum 5 years experience in a commercial/property environment
- Strong analytical ability with good communication skills
- Strong business development skills
- Saudi nationals preferred
- Must be in Saudi Arabia already
- The candidate must be ready to start the role end of December 2021

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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Senior Quantity Surveyor salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 16,500

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