Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant Abu Dhabi UAE

Position: Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant

Date posted: 2023-11-05

Industry: Fit Out and Building

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 5 year

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree holder

Salary: AED 10000 to 20000

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company: Savills Middle East


Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant

The Role

The Quantity Surveyor will be providing all necessary assistance and commercial support to the BPC Cost Management team ensuring compliance with contractual requirements. To liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments. Will be responsible for the review and preparation of interim payments, project variations and other financial matters.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Lead in the preparation of variation orders
  • Ensure completeness and validity of all contractual requirements
  • Prepare financial statements for monthly report
  • Audit payments to Contractors
  • Check and record measurements of completed work
  • Monitor contracts final cost estimates
  • Maintain expenditure records
  • Review, negotiate and prepare claim settlements
  • Prepare Final Account with all supporting documentation
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Undertaking cost analysis
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performing value management and cost control
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Identifying, analysing, and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders
  • Providing advice on contractual claims
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments
  • Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level
  • Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
  • Carry out cost management including forecasting
  • Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
  • Ensure that good client relationships are maintained
  • Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting
  • Ensure effective interaction between the cost management team and the operational site teams.

 Skills, Knowledge And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, Civil Engineering, or related field with 5+ years demonstrable experience in Quantity Surveying preferably in the Gulf region
  • Experience in preparing bills of quantities and cost estimates in NRM and POMI format
  • Experience in commercial management
  • Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
  • Must have a sound knowledge of contractual relationships
  • Computer literate and able to maintain records, generate reports and use any project specific engineering and construction relevant software
  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken with an excellent capability in written technical skills as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent team player whilst also able to work independently on own initiative
  • Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and willing to learn
  • Attention to detail

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