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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004807
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Qatar

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Due to continued success in the country we are now seeking to add an experienced Quantity Surveyor to our already established team in Qatar.

General Description:

This position shall provide a lead commercial role for delivery of project.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide Quantity Surveying support related to the Project;
  • Draft or review any contractual letters as required;
  • Attend all project meetings as required;
  • Review and ensure payments are progressed timeously;
  • Track, manage and ensure commercial actions are completed in a timely manner;
  • Provide recommendation in processing requests for variation, addendum, extension of time, etc… in accordance with Authority policies and guidelines;
  • Administer the Supervision Consultant contract;
  • To engage claims specialist where required; and
  • Provide progress reports to Senior Commercial Manager as required.

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.

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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

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

Skills and Competencies:
  • Minimum 10 years of post graduate experience;
  • Experience in major infrastructure projects or programs. Preference is given for roads, aviation, structures or rail experience;
  • Contracts Experience – specifically FIDIC and Government forms;
  • Experience with Design-Bid-Build and Design and Build Contracts;
  • Experience in contract formation and administration;
  • Strong post contract administration experience;
  • Experience in procurement management & tendering procedures;
  • Management of small and/ or mediums sized teams;
  • Management of frameworks and PMC environments; and
  • Computer knowledge of software applications related to Quantity Surveying practice.
Qualifications & Criteria:

Mandatory requirements:
  • University degree from a recognised university in an appropriate field such as Quantity Surveying, Procurement or Construction Management;
  • Professionally qualified in MRICS; and
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken.
Desirable requirements:
  • Masters degree in a relevant field;
  • Arabic language skills; and
  • Experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region.
Rewards & 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
Apply and the process:

We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise on your application status.