Quantity Surveyor - Interior Fit Out Contractor

United Arab Emirates  |  Permanent

Our Leading Interiors Contracting client has a new requirement for a well experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Dubai, UAE. Successful candidates will have a proven background as a Quantity Surveyor for an Interior Fit Out contracting company on large scale fit out, joinery and refurbishment projects and contracts. Only candidates with a proven track record with recognised Interior Fit Out or Joinery Contractors will be considered.

This role is available for immediate joining and is for a direct hire, permanent opportunity employed directly by our client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To take active responsibility for all financial procedures in conjunction with the Senior or Managing Surveyor.
  • To suggest trade contractors, systems and manufacturers for team appraisal.
  • To take a lead role in the valuation process.
  • Be aware of element costings and costs per square metre
  • Develop initial project budget and agree detailed cost plan with the Senior Surveyor for agreement with the professional team.
  • Confirm project insurance arrangements.
  • Advise client on procurement routes available.
  • Prepare and monitor Bid Package Tender Schedule.
  • Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with value engineering exercises.
  • Advise on selection of Works Contractors.
  • Monitor the information flow both to and from the client to ensure that work undertaken is fully authorised at all times.
  • Attend and if necessary, chair meetings with the design team and with works contractors.
  • Manage the change process in conjunction with the extended team.
  • Instruct accounts to invoice clients
  • Prepare payment documentation for subcontractors and suppliers for approval by line manager
  • Prepare ‘rolling' final account throughout project and agree at PC (with approval of line manager)
  • Close out financial account and retention releases (with approval of line manager)
  • Prepare Cost/Value Reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for Interior directors responsible
  • Provide feedback to trade contractors on completion
  • Internal reporting via billing monitors, Internal value Forecasts, Cash Flows MCR's and interim CVR's
  • Acts as the lynch pin with the day to day running of the project in terms of procurement and financial control and as a result must be an effective communicator.
  • Takes on role of mentor to AQS and support staff.
  • Acts as the key co-ordinator with the professional team and Subcontractors in respect to the valuation process.

Quantity Surveyor (Fit Out) Experience:

  • Minimum BSc in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in interior fit out, joinery or refurbishment projects.
  • Proven ability to access necessary market information to obtain costs / prices.
  • Understanding of BOQ methodologies and build ups in a project environment for fit out & refurbishment of hospitality / commercial spaces / retail units.
  • Good written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with project personnel and management.

Interested candidates are invited to share their up to date CV directly to jobs@j10consulting.ae for further review and shortlisting.

Date Posted: 08 Jul 2024

Status: Open