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Senior MEP Quantity Surveyor

Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C.

6 - 12 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering. Any Arabic National, Any European National, Indian, Filipino

, Posted on March 6, 2018 1 Opening

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We are always on the lookout for great talents to join our award-winning specialist team. We offer the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of our growing and dynamic team, a diverse range of project work, excellent mentoring from our highly experienced senior staff, professional development, and an attractive remuneration package. If you are considering the next opportunity to advance your career in a new and challenging environment, Khansaheb are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced engineers.

Senior Quantity Surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager / Group Commercial Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

• Will attend all internal and external pre-commencement meetings.

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in sending enquiries to the subcontractors; evaluate tenders on return; interview and negotiate with subcontractors if necessary; discuss potential problems; and advise Contracts / Project Manager in placing a subcontractor

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in preparing subcontract order in line with the contract requirement and company’s standard procedures

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in preparing and pricing Daily and/or Weekly Daywork sheets for signature

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in preparing Interim Payment Application for submission to Employer’s Representative.

• Will monitor payments from all Employers to ensure cash is received on time and in full, including the timely issue and agreement of QS evaluations and Architect’s/ Engineer’s/ Supervising Officer’s certificates

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in calculating liabilities to Subcontracts showing realistic figures and a prudent allowance for reserves.

• Will assist Quantity Surveyor in preparing Payment Certificates and agree Subcontractors’ accounts including final accounts.

• Prepare/assist with tenders and subsequent accounts for work ancillary to the main contract.

• Prepare and agree final accounts.

• Review the status of retentions, and advise and liaise with Project Managers to enable them to ensure timely receipt of Practical Completion and End of Defects Liability Certificates.

• Notify the Employer or Employer’s Representative of any claim for Extension of Time and/or disruption, and assemble supporting information

• Day to day notification in conjunction with the Project Manager.

• Periodical or monthly review of the overall effect on a project in conjunction with the Commercial Manager and Contracts Manager.

• Prepare and evaluate claims and negotiate their settlement in conjunction with the Project Manager.

• Prepare cost and value comparisons for monthly account meetings for individual projects (CVR Meetings).

• Produce monthly comparison with target values of preliminary costs for discussion with site management.

• Produce monthly comparison with target values for Subcontract Orders let, and include returns from Employers for individual projects.

• Attend strategy meetings as and when called by Group Commercial Manager / Commercial Manager.

• Attend accounts meetings.

• Monitor archiving and disposing of documents in accordance with procedure.

• Securing of documents on project completion, when clearing site office on financial settlement of the project.

• Act as delegated QS to monitor the training and progress of individual Quantity Surveyors, and report to the Group Commercial Manager / Commercial Manager any significant changes or additional experience, which should be implemented.

Industry Type : Construction / Civil Engineering
Functional Area : Contract Management / Estimation / Tendering / Quantity Surveying

Desired Candidate Profile

Expected Requirements/Skills of the Senior Quantity Surveyor

1. Sound knowledge in Quantity Surveying practices in construction.
2. Sound contractual and commercial acumen.
3. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
4. Ability to complete the project on time and within the budget.
5. Good negotiation skills.
6. Quality awareness.
7. A proven team leader through his experience and professional achievements.


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Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C.

In 1935 Khansaheb was established by its founder Mr. Khansaheb Hussain Bin Hassan Amad. It was the UAE's first contracting company. In the same year the first motor track between the Emirates of Ras Al Kaimah and Sharjah was built by the company, and after this included such projects as the original cause way between Al Maqta and Abu Dhabi in 1952.

An association between Khansaheb and Interserve PLC was formed in 1981. Interserve is a leading services maintenance and building group, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. This 30 year association is a real partnership and has helped to confirm Khansaheb as one of the leading construction and service companies in the UAE.
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