Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents.
Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Main Purpose of the Job :
Mott MacDonald are currently recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor to assist the cost and commercial team with the final account settlement on a large aviation project in Pakistan.
Key Responsibilities / Duties :
Undertake cost analyses for project work
Perform risk and value management as well as cost control
Assist, identify, analyze and develop responses to commercial risks
Provide advice on contractual claims including Extension of Times
Measure progress of work and coordinate payments
Measure variations, quantities and costs
Negotiate and agree variations for both quantities and costs
Register and review all drawing issues for quantities and cost implications
Attend regular site meetings with internal and externals to discuss variations and monthly valuation
Conduct regular follow up with cost and value consultants and contractors on cost and commercial aspects
Attend project meetings and represent all cost and commercial issues and actions
Prepare QS reports including estimate reports, cost reports and variance reports.
Coordinate with Commercial Manager to analyse cost reports and ensure compliance to defined cost standards for the project
Attend meetings with client for all cost and commercial aspects during project
Advise clients on cost variance issues and suggest and get approvals on remedial actions.
Interface with client to respond to queries on estimating procedures, latest costs etc.
Advise client on anticipated final completion budget and any corrective action to be taken
Negotiate and agree close out of final account with contractor
Essential Candidate Requirements :
Bachelor’s Degree in a Quantity Surveying Discipline from a recognized university; Post-Graduate Degree in Project / Programme Management or Construction Contract Law would be a distinct advantage
Minimum 10 years’ experience in construction related quantity surveying
Experience must include major programs; aviation experience will be advantageous
Proven experience in closing out final accounts on large projects, claims and variations
Knowledge in evaluating site instructions and variation orders
Experience in assessing and evaluating contractor’s claims
Must be able to demonstrate necessary skills to implement methods for dispute avoidance and resolution
Must have ability to utilize computer technology to analyse data, maintain records, analyse financial data and generate reports
In Mott MacDonald, we have a strong policy ethical behaviour and expect the highest standards of ethical practice. These are at the core of our corporate values hence do not engage in any aspects of bribery or corrupt practice.
As such, we expect staff must always act : ProfessionallyWith integrityWith due skill, care and diligenceIn good faith, andIn compliance with all applicable laws
Ability to relate to people of diverse cultural backgrounds
Ability work independently and review your own work on a regular basis
Commitment towards working with all internal and external stakeholders
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
A high attention to detail and a fundamental desire for delivering the best possible product at all time
Ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately
Advanced level proficiency with all MS Office products, including : Outlook; Word; Excel; and PowerPoint
A dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
Leadership and / or managerial experience along with mentoring skills
Ensure MacDonald HSE policies are at the forefront of all activities
Adopting a proactive approach towards complex tasks and overall delivery
Sound knowledge of professional and international standards