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Opening For Senior Quantity Surveyor in Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.

Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.

Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.

Due to continued success in the country we are now seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with electrical and instrumentation (E&I) experience based in Jazan, KSA.

Requirements:

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 sub contract works.
Updating cost report.
Carry out cost estimates for alternative design solutions.
Ability to advise clients on commercial and contractual matters and prepare financial and commercial reports

Requirements:

Degree qualified in 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).
Minimum of 10 Years experience preferably in oil and gas or industrial field.
Electrical and Instrumentation experience is essential
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 and Benefits:

A competitive all inclusive salary

Accommodation provided
Transportation sharing or allowance provided
26 calendar days annual leave (based on 6 days working week)
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary annual bonus scheme
Mobilization/demobilization from the country of origin
Annual flight(s) provided

Apply & the process:

All applications will be reviewed against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.

About the Company:

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers’ needs, our vision is to: focus on quality seek world class design and excellence strive to add value be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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