Preferably with INFRASTRUCTURE background, with CONTRACTORS in QATAR.
Quantity Surveyors are considered the economists of the construction industry and are also referred to as a construction cost consultants.
Central to the decision-making process throughout the development of a project, from initial inception to final completion.
Prepare cost plans for projects which enable the design team to arrive at practical designs for projects and to stay within budget.
Also act as project managers and are major contributors to the success of all types of projects in all sectors of the industry.
Task and Responsibilities
Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required and labour involved.
Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.
Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.
Carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales
Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
Commercial vetting of sub contractor tenders and contracts.
Certification of subcontractor monthly valuations and final accounts.
Able to work well within a team based environment.
Communicate regularly with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed at all times.
Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable.
Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub contractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.
Supply all relevant information to the Commercial Manager and or the Project Directorfor review at the specified intervals set.
Assist General Manager and or the Managing Directorwith a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.
Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
Multi tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
Be able to provide both summarized and detailed reports, on current activities.
IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
Ability to use Construction Costing Software ( Candy ).
Demonstrable experience in construction contracts.
Smart and professional appearance.
Good command of written and spoken English.
Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels.
Education and Formal Training
4 year full-time or five year part-time B.Sc (QS) University Degree
5 year Bachelor of Science in Engineering with University
Minimum 5 years quantity surveying experience within INFRASTRUCTURE projects in Qatar
Job Types : Full-time, Contract, Permanent
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