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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: R-028787
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Doha

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Quantity Surveyor – Buildings and Infrastructure

We are looking for Quantity Surveyor(s) to support us on our projects in Qatar.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Commercial for delivery of various project(s)
  • Strong Client facing and Technical skills
  • Track, manage and ensure commercial actions are completed in a timely manner;
  • Strong Pre-Contract skills in cost planning, estimating and bills of quantities
  • Ensure appropriate contract administration is carried out in a proactive manner including issue of various correspondence and resolution of contractual matters;
  • Reporting to Senior Quantity Surveyor on all commercial issues.

Pre contract commercial support

  • Preparation and management of various cost estimates throughout the pre contract stage
  • Cost control of various cost estimates throughout the pre contract stage
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantities / Contract Sum Analysis etc
  • Preparation of Tender Documentation
  • Evaluation of Tenders and Reporting on same
  • Preparation of Contract Documentation
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Reporting to Managing Quantity Surveyor on all commercial issues
  • Attendance and representation at commercial meetings
  • Risk and value management
  • Assisting in costs analysis of project work

Post contract commercial support

  • Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing payments to contractors and consultants
  • Variations analysis, recommendations and management
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Preparation of interim valuations
  • Preparation of cost reports
  • Prolongation/Claims and Extension of Time analysis and reporting
  • Experience of utilising various forms of contract e.g. FIDIC Red Book, Yellow Book, Bespoke Contracts etc
  • Attendance and representation at commercial meetings
  • Risk and value management
  • Assisting in costs analysis project work
  • Capture lessons learned and use in improvement in various tools and processes and to improve the approach in delivering projects.

Experiences and Qualifications:

  • Project experience in major building and infrastructure projects or programs with similar experience of 3 years;
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying from a recognized University;
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience;
  • Chartered status preferable and if not desire to enrol for MRICS APC as minimum;
  • Desirable consultant and/or client background for minimum of 3 years;
  • Middle East experience preferred but not essential;
  • Knowledge in the use of QS software CostX or similar is required;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.

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 maximize 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 focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization 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.

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme