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Quantity Surveyor - Post Contract - Retail

Atkins Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP331-1331

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Faithful+Gould are currently looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to form part of our Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based on hotel and / or retail projects in Dubai. The main objective of the PMC is to manage the development programme, which includes infrastructure enhancement works, as well as retail mall and hospitality new build elements. The team shall be expected to assist the client in any way possible to ensure the development is completed to the required timescales and within their stated budgets. The project is expected to last for up to 2.5 years, although the position with Faithful+Gould is indefinite.

Key Responsibilities

Post contract administration of contract (POMI, FIDIC Red Books and D&B – drafting correspondences, claims, delay analysis etc.)
Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs
Interim valuations and payment certificates
Variations analysis, recommendations and management
Performing risk and value management and cost control functions
Undertaking costs analysis project work
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Writing detailed progress/ cost reports
Reporting to Client Representative on all commercial issues
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
Managing workload with minimal supervision
Client facing and involvement in commercial meetings.

Requirements

Experiences and Qualifications

Must have previous experience of FIDIC Traditional and Design and Build Contracts
Hotels/ Residential/ Commercial experience a must
Degree in Quantity Surveying from recognised university
Min 3 years post-contract experience
Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 2 years
Should be currently in the UAE and looking for a career move
Knowledge in the use of QS software CATO or similar is required
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Team and /or independent worker
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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