Nationality: Any Arabic National, Any European National, Indian, Filipino
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Sound knowledge in Quantity Surveying practices in construction.
Sound contractual and commercial acumen.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to complete the project on time and within the budget.
Good negotiation skills.
A proven team leader through his experience and professional achievements.
Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C. was founded in 1935, making it the longest standing contractor in the United Arab Emirates. Since then Khansaheb has developed into the highly respected company that it is today – a company renowned for professionalism, integrity, high quality and reliable delivery, and ultimate customer satisfaction, with experience across all building and infrastructure sectors.