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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Infrastructure)

  • Job reference: ME-005213
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Qatar

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Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.
 
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes
 
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah.

 



 



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

 

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will hold the following responsibilities and duties:

  • The Senior Quantity Surveyor will report to the Senior Resident Engineer and Managing Surveyor/Commercial Manager
  • Manage team(s) of Quantity Surveyors/Contract Administrators and Assistant Quantity Surveyors/Cost Controllers
  • Provide commercial support to the Senior Resident Engineer and Resident Engineer including management of internal costs
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice based on the contract documents and industry standards documents such as methods of measurement
  • Convene and chair regular commercial meetings with the client and contractor
  • Manage, report on and review claims submitted by contractors. Make recommendations for payment or rejection
  • On site and off site quantity verifications and confirmation with regard to payments and variation works.
  • Checking and verifying of all invoices from subcontractors.
  • Maintaining a register of payments.
  • Check materials on and off site and verify delivery and acceptance from the client’s representative for payment approval.
  • Prepare and maintain records of all subcontractors’ agreements and payments.
  • On site verification of final accounts submitted by the subcontractors and suppliers, adjusting as necessary.
  • Prepare estimates of variation works
  • Prepare and maintain cash flow forecasts for subcontract works.
  • Updating cost report.
  • Carry out cost estimates for alternative design solutions.
  • Ability to advice clients on commercial and contractual matters and prepare financial and commercial reports

Requirements:

  • Qualified with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying or construction related field from an accredited internationally recognized institution or university.
  • Preferably a Professional quantity surveying qualification with a recognised international body (RICS or equivalent).
  • Must have over 14 years’ experience and ideally a minimum of 3 years Middle East experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years’ experience on roads, drainage or related infrastructure Projects
  • Excellent estimating and cost management experience
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities and ability to present directly to the client.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Able to act on own initiative and proactive way

Rewards & Benefits:

 

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 26 calendar day’s annual leave (based on 6 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultant

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