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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-002232
  • Sector: Programme Management
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.

Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.

Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.

Key Responsibilities:

•Pre and post contract team leader;
•Managing multiple teams of between 2 – 8 QS staff for project specific deliverables/ duties;
•Client point of contact for specialist retail project delivery;
•Pre-contract: feasibilities, cost planning and estimating, Bill of Quantity productions, tender evaluation, analysis, negotiations and recommendations, peer reviews, cost data-base, whole life costing, value engineering, risk management etc.
•Post-contract: commercial management of contract (POMI, FIDIC Red Book Contract), 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, understanding the implications of health and safety regulations;

Experiences and Qualifications:

•Must have extensive Retail experience within either UK/ Australia/ USA/ Middle East
•Degree in Quantity Surveying from recognised university;
•Min 15 years pre and/ or post-contract relevant capacity in contracts and commercial management;
•MRICS as minimum;
•Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 5 years;
•Must have previous experience of FIDIC Red Book Contracts;
•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.

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