Experience as Mechanical and Electrical ( M&E ) Quantity Surveyor and able to leads and work on a small team of QS’s / MEP Engineers with a clear role of teaching, mentoring and up-skilling with a focus on general Quantity Surveying skills such as (but not limited to) estimation, detailed cost plans, price comparisons, BoQ preparation, method of measurement, company standard measuring practice etc.
Ensure robust, accurate and timely in the preparation of Cost Plan and Bills of Quantities from early design information including budget costs for feasibility studies to final account settlement of a project. Work closely with the design team on design economies and identify the opportunity of value engineering.
Assist the manager in the preparation of procurement strategy, options and contractual strategy specific to the project including contract review, contract risk analysis, recommendations and negotiation.
Be responsible in the procurement / Sub-Contractor award including preparing Requests for Proposals (RFP), Scopes of Works (SoW), tender clarifications, tender questionnaires, tender recommendations, price / cost comparisons, negotiating and drafting Contracts.
Building a MEP Cost Data Base and expanding current vendor list including sourcing quotations from domestic and international Suppliers and Contractors and ensure they are pre-qualified.
Contract drafting and administration including preparing Contracts, Contract review, collating comments from across the Project Management team, assessing interim payment applications (progress claims), variations / claims, Extensions of Time (EoT) and Final Accounts. Also reviewing and responding to Contractual claims, preparation and issue of letters, notices and contractual correspondence to Clients and / or Contractors to assist the Project Management team in the prevention and settlement of contractual disputes.
Proactive cost control for projects including transparent and competitive procurement and contractual administration / management processes. Ensure accurate cash flow forecasting and reporting takes place.
Proactively identifies inefficiencies in existing operations, procedures, documentation and systems, suggests solutions to these issues, discusses with management and is actively involved in their development and improvement.
Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the department.
Ensure that good customer relationships both internal and external are fostered.
Bachelor degree or above in any kind of engineering field.
Proven track record with 5 years + experience as QS, QE Engineer of construction.
Be confident, assertive and independent.
Excellent communication and negotiation skill.
Relationship building and people management skill.
Good interpersonal skill.
Very good command of speaking, reading and writing in English.