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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Keywords / Skills : Senior Quantity Surveyor

15 - 25 years
Posted: 2017-10-24

Saudi Arabia
Quantity surveyor
Posted On
24th Oct 2017
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Job Description
Job Description:

The Company:

Our client is one of the world's top consultants. We have an opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on high profile projects in Makkah.

Job Summary:
  • The Senior Quantity Surveyor is charged with the responsibility of correlating information relating to all financial aspects of an assigned project. He / she should be aware of all financial matters and maintaining of quantity books and shall advise the Project Manager regarding all financial matters.
  • He / she will have a thorough knowledge of the procedures and instructions and efficiently keep current all project records related to quantity surveying. You will be able, from these records, to impart any available information to the Project Manager for proper administration of the project.

Job Duties
  • Assist Directors in leading and delivery of all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion.
  • Achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.
  • To maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.
  • Produces cost estimates at concept, scheme and detailed design stage.
  • Oversee the production of a detailed BOQ for tender.
  • Manage the tender process, review and analyse tender returns and prepare a recommendation to the client.
  • Input into value and risk management workshops as required by the client.
  • As primary project cost controller, ensures that the project remains on budget through the design and construction phases.
  • Assesses and values progress payments and change requests.
  • Reviews and compares scopes of work, production rates, and cost data.
  • Preparation of earned value reports.
  • Prepares, reviews, and updates cash-flows.
  • Estimates variation orders for Subcontractors/GC Contractors.
  • Reviews and evaluates payment certificates for Subcontractors/GC Contractor.
  • Evaluates and negotiates variations and change orders in liaison with the Contract Administrator, Commercial Manager, Design and Construction Team.
  • Evaluates and negotiates final accounts settlements.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Accredited MRICS member (or working towards membership)

Specific Skills Required
  • Able to work under own initiative where appropriate, but also keen to work as part of a team and to be mentored and to develop and progress in their career development
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills - Client facing
  • Very good numeracy skills
  • Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, non-aggressive way
  • An enthusiasm to go the extra mile, to provide great client service

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes)
  • Be the ROLE MODEL, Lead by example
  • Be CLIENT-FOCUSED, Collaborating with AECOM's clients
  • Be IMPACTFUL, Clear and frequent communications
  • Be DECISIVE, Prioritize, focus and accountability
  • Safety Competencies:
  • Lead by example, attend training, ensure resources are available. Engage with clients on safety - set client safety objectives on projects.
  • Ensure all projects have risk assessments and safety plans in place.
  • Ensure all communications are published and understood. Start all meetings with a safety moment and visibly lead by example.


A minimum of 15+ years' experience is required in the Quantity Surveying field, ideally applicants would have spent a significant time working on large scale Building projects within Asia & the Middle East, with a focus on residential, mixed use developments and retail.

About Company

HistoryMissionServices.Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties.

We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and multinational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon and Sudan.

Concentrating our resources has created five distinct specialist divisions:

· Integrated Project Management â€" Outsourcing
· Oil & Energy
· Construction & Engineering
· Banking & Finance
· Human Resources

Across the full spectrum of industries and at all levels of recruitment, our standards of quality and professionalism remain constant.

With a database of over 80,000 candidates and management’s 30 years’ experience recruiting professionals, we have the resources and expertise to select the right candidate for each position.

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