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Senior Manager - Quantity Surveying

Company Name Confidential

Keywords / Skills : Ensure the execution of Section staff evaluation as part of project close-out activities in coordination with respective Project Managers

18 - 25 years
Posted: 2018-11-29

Job Description
• The Senior Manager - Quantity Surveying is responsible for all quantity surveying activities within the UAE design center. The jobholder is responsible to manage delivery, enforce policies and procedures, ensure quality, and manage cost, capacity and utilization within the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section. The jobholder guides quantity surveying services to internal counterparts in the organization, including the development of construction cost estimates, Bills of Quantities, specifications, conditions of construction contracts and instructions to tenderers.

• He/she supports clients and design Sectors during the tender process, including the evaluation of contractors’ submissions, the preparation of tender analyses reports and the support of clients during the negotiations with contractors, as needed. The jobholder is also responsible to attract, develop and standardize quantity surveying capabilities within the UAE design center and to ensure coordination and knowledge sharing with other Quantity Surveying Sections within the Company network. He shall stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in quantity surveying and represent the firm as a specialist in the professional engineering communities and international forums.

• Provide input for the development of Quantity Surveying Department business plan

• Develop the Quantity Surveying Section budget and raise to the Director - Quantity Surveying for review Track Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section capacity and report on utilization levels of the Section staff as per targets set by the Director - Quantity Surveying, and manage resources accordingly

• Ensure provision of high quality quantity surveying services to internal counterparts in other design Sectors and Departments, as required by their projects’ scope

• Support design Sectors and Geography Managers in addressing tender queries submitted by contractors during tendering phase concerning conditions of contract and Bills of Quantities

• Provide upfront, high-level project cost estimates to Design Sectors and Geographies during the project sales process, as required Ensure client satisfaction with quantity surveying deliverables prepared in the UAE design center

• Lead and manage the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section team towards achieving the Quantity Surveying targets included in the Quantity Surveying Department business plan

• Support design Sectors with project sales and proposals, as required, providing upfront high-level project cost estimates and target budgets, as needed

• Assign Quantity Surveying staff to design projects, as required by project scope, in coordination with the Director - Quantity Surveying

• Manage cost estimation and quantity surveying activities, including quantity take-off, preparation of construction cost estimates, and preparation of BOQs for tendering

• Manage the preparation and consolidation of specifications for Bills of Quantities in coordination with other design Sectors, including outline specifications, performance specifications and detailed specifications

• Lead the preparation of conditions of construction contracts, ensuring the consideration of contentious contractual risks to protect the clients’ interests

• Develop and continuously maintain a construction contracts database by Geography

• Manage the prequalification process for contractors

• Lead the preparation of instructions to tenderers, as required

• Provide support to design Sectors and Geography Managers for addressing tender queries related to conditions of contracts and BOQs submitted by contractors during the tender process

• Manage the evaluation of contractor bid submissions and the preparation of Tender Evaluation Reports and support in negotiations with contractors over final terms and conditions of contracts

• Ensure and enforce close coordination and knowledge sharing between the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section and other Quantity Surveying Sections across Company network through periodic meetings Enforce corporate policies and procedures in Quantity Surveying Section

• Research quantity surveying market trends and ensure that the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section is at the forefront of technology and capabilities trends

• Ensure consistency, coordination and high quality of all Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section resources

 Develop manpower plan for the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section and submit to the Director - Quantity Surveying for review

 Build capabilities within the Section, develop skills of direct reports, and ensure that training plans are in place to develop the Quantity Surveying Section’s staff technically

 Recommend hiring and termination of Quantity Surveying (UAE) staff an, and raise to Director - Quantity Surveying for review

 Ensure that all new joiners in the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section are inducted and trained on Companies design, quality and delivery standards

 Develop training plan and technology upgrade requests for the Quantity Surveying (UAE) Section and submit to the Director - Quantity Surveying for review 
 Establish a healthy work environment for employees

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