Quantity Surveyor - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Salary: dependent on experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: Global / International

Reference: 29243-ls

Expiration date: 12 July 2018

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join our clients business in Saudi Arabia as a QS at a time when they are growing and investing. They have a dynamic and growing portfolio of programmes with a solid pipeline, quality existing projects and a well-resourced, dynamic team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead on QS related matters and provide advice and guidance to the Authority in addition to dealing with relevant issues as required.
  • Support the development and delivery of contracts; support efficiencies and improvement.
  • Support the monitoring and measurement of costs associated with contracts.
  • Support contract changes and amendments including assisting with the evaluation, negotiation and agreement process.
  • Provide support to commercial on commercial activities, contract performance and management.
  • Provide cost estimating services and cost benchmarking activities, including where necessary training on the Schedule of Rates or similar and the development of estimating tools and databases.
  • Provide cost advice and direct QS support to the Facilities Management (FM) department as necessary.
  • Conduct audits as directed by the FM, and report findings including the development of an appropriate action plan.
  • Foster collaborative working relationships with NG staff, the Authority and contractor(s).
  • As part of the management team, attend management meetings and contribute to reports and returns.

Person Specification:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Cost Economics or similar subject and Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with extensive recent relevant experience.
  • Computer literate and preferably a competent user of MS Office and the Maximo Information Management System.
  • A UK driving licence is essential

Essential Experience: 

  • Previous Experience of working as a quantity surveyor overseas