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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-005399
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Programme Management
  • Location: Riyadh

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pre-contract cost planning and estimating, BoQ production, tender services, contract preparation;
  • 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 leading commercial meetings.



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 5 years pre or post-contract experience;
  • MRICS preferred or enrolled on APC as minimum;
  • Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 2 years;
  • Previous experience working in Saudi Arabia or the Middle East;
  • 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

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