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Quantity Surveyor - MEP

Atkins Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: HP331-1310

Job description / Role

Key Responsibilities:

• Cost planning, estimating and BoQ production for MEP services;
• Primarily pre-contract / measurement experience.
• Knowledge of pricing / market rates,
• Post contract MEP variation evaluation and management;
• Performing risk and value management and cost control functions;
• Advising on procurement strategy;
• Preparing tender and contract documents;
• Preparing and analysing costings for tenders, tender negations and recommendation reports;
• Undertaking costs analysis project work;
• Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
• Providing advice on contractual claims;
• Writing detailed progress/ cost reports;
• Interim valuations and payment certificates;
• Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs;
• Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
• Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations;
• Reporting to Resident Engineer on all commercial issues;
• Client facing and leading commercial meetings.


Experiences and Qualifications:

• Degree in Quantity Surveying or MEP;
• Min 10 years post qualification experience;
• MRICS preferred or enrolled on RICS APC as minimum;
• Must have consultant and/or client background;
• Must have previous MEP experience;
• Must have proven experience of FIDIC Red Book “Re-measurable” Contracts;
• Knowledge in the use of CATO or similar is required;
• Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
• Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision;
• Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills;

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

• A competitive salary
• Accommodation allowance;
• Transportation allowance;
• 22 calendar days annual leave;
• Medical and life insurance cover;
• Company gratuity scheme;
• Discretionary bonus scheme;
• Annual flight allowance to point of origin
• Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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Quantity Surveyor salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 9,000

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