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Quantity Surveyor


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: MP180-780

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Are you an expert Quantity Surveyor looking for a new challenge? Then we have a fantastic opportunity in our UAE office that could be of interest to you.

Who are we:

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Whether it is maximizing space in cities or making wasteland habitable, we deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients. Our people work collaboratively to create value through built and natural assets that work in harmony with their surroundings – from shopping centers in Shanghai to new rail systems in Doha and reducing air pollution in Los Angeles.

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the life cycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues

Our Values:

Client focus

Role Description:

• Provide post contract administration activity across defined local roads and drainage projects, delivering high quality commercial submissions to the Engineer.
• Responsibilities include processing of payment applications, impact assessment of proposed changes, development of variation orders and evaluation and preparation of recommendations in relation to contractor claims.


• Evaluate contractor payment applications against value of work done and prepare recommendations to the Engineer for subsequent payment
• Develop cost impact assessments (CIAs) of proposed changes and review/assess CIAs supplied by contractors
• Provide commercial/quantity based management information as required to support monthly and ad-hoc reporting requirements
• Prepare contract close-out and final account reconciliation recommendations
• Adopt robust quality assurance arrangements (processes and procedures) that support “right first time” delivery of commercial output
• Liaise with Client and contractors on a regular basis and build relationships in parallel with maintaining compliance with formal communication routes adopted by the Supervision Consultant
• Represent the Company in a professional manner.


Qualification / Requirements:

• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering)
• Minimum of ten (10) years postgraduate experience
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in major road/drainage project design or construction
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in in-ground infrastructure construction contract administration
• Experience in supervising wet/dry utility installation and local roads construction preferably with interdisciplinary co-ordination
• In depth knowledge of FIDIC
• Knowledge of QCS, QSDDM and/or international design standards
• Experience within GCC (preferred)

What We Offer:

A dynamic and challenging opportunity with an international focus, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. A great working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.

About the Company

ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design & consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate more than 3 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

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Quantity Surveyor salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 9,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience