Mar 08, 2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor UAE Jobs - Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C

  • Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C.
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Architecture and Construction Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Quantity Surveyor

Company Name: Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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.
  • Quality awareness.
  • A proven team leader through his experience and professional achievements.

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