The Senior Quantity Surveyor is part of the shared services team and will be providing all necessary assistance to the construction supervision team concerning all financial aspects and contractual matters in the project. He/she will be responsible for the review and approval of interim payments, project variations and other financial matters. The SQS will lead in the analysis and evaluation of all contractor claims and other contractual matters.
Take care of the financial and contractual aspects of the project.
Participate, record and prepare the minutes of the progress meetings.
Provide support on all financial and contractual matters throughout the work in the project.
Convene and chair all commercial meetings.
Ensure prompt submittal and completeness of Contractors monthly payment applications and finalize the payment certificates with the assistance of the QSs.
Make sure that all cost and quantity records are streamlined and kept in order by the QSs.
Advise the SRE and REs on measurement procedures and calculation of interim and final quantities.
Evaluate the unit rates for new work items with assistance by the QSs.
Establish the way of recording the details and monitor the day works recording and process;
Lead in the preparation of variation orders.
Lead in the evaluation and recommendation of entitlement of Contractors claims, including presentation and agreement of recommendations to the Contracts Department of Client and the Engineer (PMC)
Advice on contractual matters related to financial issues.
Ensure completeness and validity of all contractual requirements.
Advise on contractors resource allocation.
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 with the Contracts Department of Client and the Engineer (PMC).
Coordinate and monitor activities of the Commercial team.
Prepare Final Account with all supporting documentation.
Bachelors degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or related field and 15 years demonstrable experience in Quantity Surveying on major road, highway and general infrastructure projects preferably in the Gulf region.
Qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyor by a recognized international body such as the Chartered Institute of Buildings (CIOB) or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
experience of preparing Bills of Quantities, cost estimates, and the management of claims required.
Must have a sound knowledge of contractual relationships.
Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. And 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 ski.