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Managing Quantity Surveyor – Infrastructure

  • Job reference: FG-006173
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: Qatar
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Managing Quantity Surveyor – Infrastructure


We are looking for Managing Quantity Surveyor to support on our projects in Qatar.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strong Client facing and reporting into and liaising with senior staff members internally and externally
  • Excellent Technical project and program delivery skillset
  • Lead Commercial for delivery of various projects or programs
  • Effective in building good working relationships with key customers / project stakeholders
  • Track, manage and ensure commercial actions are completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure contractual compliance and administration to projects or programs
  • Ensure financial administration and reporting of projects or programs
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively to bring innovative solutions
  • Management of medium / large sized multidisciplinary teams.
Pre contract commercial support on consultancy agreements and building contracts

  • Feasibility cost estimating
  • Cost planning and estimating
  • Bill of Quantity production
  • Tender evaluation, analysis, negotiations and recommendations
  • Peer reviews, cost data-base, whole life costing, value engineering, risk management etc.
Post contract commercial support on consultancy agreements and building contracts

  • Commercial management of contracts
  • Contract administration (contractual and commercial 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
  • Compilation of detailed progress / cost reports, weekly and monthly reporting to client representative on all commercial issues, heading commercial meetings etc.
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.



Experiences and Qualifications:

  • Project experience in major infrastructure projects or programs. Preference in roads, rail, air with similar experience of 7 years;
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying from a recognised University;
  • Minimum 14 years post graduate experience;
  • Chartered status preferable and MRICS APC enrolment as minimum;
  • Desirable consultant and/or client background for minimum of 10 years;
  • Preferred minimum of 5 years Middle East experience but not essential;
  • Knowledge in the use of QS software CATO or similar is required;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Independent worker who is able to lead teams of commercial staff;
  • Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.
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 

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