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Senior Quantity Surveyor - MEP (Electrical)

AED 35000.00 - AED 40000.00 per annum
Position : Senior Quantity Surveyor - MEP (Electrical)  
        Department : Commercial  
        Responsible to : Senior Variation Administrator - MEP  
        Supervises : Quantity Surveyors  
         VO Administration  
         Sub-contract Administration  
  • Male / Female 32+
  • Western educated (British, Irish, Australian, South African preferred)
  • Immediately available preferred (maximum 1 month notice period)
  • Main Contractor or MEP Sub-contractor background
  • High level of experience in MEP systems
  • Ability to operate under a degree of autonomy, take ownership of tasks and see them through to completion
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Team player
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively with all members of a multidisciplinary, multicultural and multinational environment within the Contractor and Employer teams
Qualifications and Experience:  
  • Quantity Surveying or Electrical Services Engineering Degree (minimum)
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience with the majority in contracting
  • Major project experience beneficial
  • Airport project experience beneficial
  • Middle East / overseas experience beneficial
  • Good contractual understanding of FIDIC   
Contract & Sub-contract administration and commercial management of the Electrical Works and Systems Packages, in the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor - Electrical.  
Working within the project commercial team and coordinating closely with other project management departments, particularly, technical, accounts, claims and construction.  
Attend, and contribute to, meetings internally, with Sub-contractors and with the Employers professional team.  
Assist in resolving conflicts and finding solutions to problems with all stakeholders.  
Prepare correspondence, reports, Minutes of Meetings and the like in a timely manner, to a high degree of accuracy, fully supported and documented and in well written and structured English.  
Mentor delegated Quantity Surveyors and monitor the training and progress of individual Quantity Surveyors and report any significant changes or additional experience, which should be implemented.  
Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Assist in the procurement process for Sub-contractors, Suppliers and Service Providers.
  • Assist in the finalization of LOIs, LOAs and Sub-contract Agreements.
  • Review and assess technical aspects of Sub-contracts.
  • Review, assess and monitor Sub-contract deliverables (bonds, programme etc).
  • Prepare Sub-contractor advance payments (including monitoring invoicing for compliance).
  • Prepare Sub-contractor interim payments (including monitoring invoicing for compliance).
  • Assist in assessing earned value for Sub-contractor interim payments.
  • Determination of interim payment entitlement and finalization of interim payment certificates.
  • Calculate Sub-contractors monthly liabilities showing realistic figures and a prudent allowance for forecast costs and considering potential risks.
  • Applying company policies, legal procedures & regulations, to maintain effective administration of the Subcontracts.
  • Obtaining close out documentation upon completion of Subcontract Works and negotiating final (end) settlements of the Subcontract.
  • Determine impact of Drawing and Specification Changes issued by the Employer's professional team.
  • Seek out potential variations through project correspondence and documentation and issues arising on site.
  • Issue Contractor's Instructions to Sub-contractors.
  • Issue Request for Variation Proposals to Sub-contractors.
  • Assist in preparing estimates for the Employer.
  • Analysis of Sub-contractor costs for Employer and domestic variations including checking measurement and application of BQ and new rates.
  • Prepare variation submissions to the Employer's professional team including finding the maximum return for the Contractor.
  • Agree variation values with the Employer's professional team.
  • Determination and agreement of Variations to the Sub-contracts.
  • Review / analyse Value Engineering opportunities and Sub-contract proposals and monitor implementation.
  • Review / analyse risks and opportunities on the project.
  • Drafting contractual correspondence and notices and ensuring they are issued on time to the Subcontractors as per the provisions of the Subcontract.
  • Drafting contractual correspondence and notices and ensuring they are issued on time to the Employer's professional team as per the provisions of the Contract.
  • Support the Claims team by providing information and assembling supporting documentation in relation to notices and claims for Extension of Time and/or Disruption.
  • Assist in the evaluation of claims received from the Sub-contractors.