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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Post-Contract)

  1. Cities & development

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Post contract commercial support for chosen package(s)
  • Management of package related Head Contract conditions
  • Negotiation and execution of all package commercial activities
  • Management of package Interim valuations and payment certificates;
  • Managing package variations analysis, recommendations and management;
  • Managing package risk and value management and cost control functions;
  • Managing package costs analysis project work;
  • Managing package related progress and cost reports;
  • Reporting to Managing Atkins Commercial Manager on all commercial issues;
  • Assisting in identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks for both the client and Atkins;
  • Maintain client relations by being lead contact of proposal for client
  • Attendance and representation at commercial meetings
  • Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs;
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations;
  • 6 days working week

    Experience and Qualifications:

  • Post Contract, site-based experience must be broad and include Hotels, Infrastructure, Retail, Entertainment, Leisure and Waterparks is preferred;
  • Minimum 10 years post-contract relevant capacity in contracts and commercial management;
  • Must have minimum of 5 years Middle East experience preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years Client facing roles experience
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying from a RICS recognized University;
  • Must have previous experience of FIDIC Contracts;
  • Measurement and quantification experience
  • Cost estimating experience
  • Experience in the use of QS software, Microsoft, Aconex, CATO or similar is required;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.

    Rewards & Benefits

    We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 26 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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