Sr. Estimator / Quantity Surveyor (QS)

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 8363
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Construction & Real Estate
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Context and Purpose
The role of Sr. Estimator/QS is key to the company’s future development and
success in delivering turn-key projects with competitive tendering and project cost
The PM seeks to attract a Sr. Quantity Surveyor with broad commercial skills and
a strong background in estimating whilst understanding the commercial drivers,
risk profiles and key success factors for Clients procuring construction works. The
Sr. Estimator/QS will ensure robust, accurate and innovative advice is delivered to
clients to align with their needs and business objectives.
The candidate shall be available to join the team immediately and willing to work
extra to complete the tasks assigned during the course of projects. Preference
shall be given to candidate with own visa, accommodation and mode of
transportation for the job but it is not must.

Key accountabilities and persons’ specification of the role are detailed as follows.

Pre-Contract (EST)
• Maintain sub-contract data base
• Maintain material suppliers database
• Assess tender documents to ensure sufficient information available to
prepare tender
• Take off quantities
• Prepare and issue sub-contract enquiries and assessment of quotations
upon receipt
• Prepare and issue material supply enquiries and assessment of
quotations upon receipt
• Pricing of Excavations, Concrete, Brickwork, Metal works, Roof tiling,
External Render, Drainage, External works and minor landscaping (all
other trades are normally sub-contracted)
• Complete tender documents for submission
• Prepare specifications and / or Contractors proposals
• Submit tenders and follow up
• Post tender negotiations
• Extensive Knowledge and experience with Value Engineering (VE)
studies procedures and guidelines.

Post Contract (QS)
• Maintain contract documentation and advise on pre-tender and post
contract matters

• Preparation and issue of contractual letters to clients and / or sub-

• Post contract liaison with clients
• Post contract liaison with design team
• Carry out take offs for material procurement
• Sub-contract negotiation and letting
• Preparation and submission of interim valuations/payments
• Site measurements to manage and prepare Value Engineering (VE)
• Evaluate variations and the related procedures
• Agreement and certification of sub-contractors interim valuations and
final accounts
• Preparation and submission of several works final close-out
• Agreement of final accounts/close-out



Qualification • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, QS or a related field

• Affiliation and/or Designation (RICS)
• 4 to 10 yrs of relevant experience, pref. for UAE and GCC
• Society of Engineers Card and/or RAK Municipality

Skills • Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used
within the UAE Building and Civil Engineering industry
• Good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement.
• Driving licence
• Good IT skills – particularly AutoCad and MS Office Suite
• Excellent communication skills


• High degree of personal motivation
• Commercial acumen
• Ability to work as part of a close-knit management team and
manage numerous activities / projects simultaneously – both
short and long term.
• Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of
• Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with Clients
and their design team
• Good negotiator
• Flexibility with regard to working across all areas of the
business, and hours to meet the requirements of this
challenging position.
Competencies • Leadership

• Enterprising and Commercial Approach
• A Planned Approach
• Taking Responsibility
• Customer Focus
• Building and Maintaining Relationships
• Accustomed to Dynamic Environment


• Annual and Public Holidays as per Company Policy
• Annual Flight Ticket to & from country for self
• Insurance as per Company Policy

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