Assistant Cost Consultant Jobs in Dubai at Mace

Title: Assistant Cost Consultant

Company: Mace

Location: Dubai

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world-leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our the Middle East and North Africa hub started in 1998 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management and cost consultancy services. The MENA region currently employs 550 staff with rapid growth plans.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

Undertaking responsibilities independently or with minimal supervision with the expectation that you can oversee the work of graduate surveyors.

Be highly competent in the measurement of quantities for input into cost models, cost plans, cost estimates, and bills of quantities using both traditional and digital methods.

Having the ability to create area schedules.

Be proficient in the use of estimating/billing software such as CostX.

Preparing cost modeling and benchmarking dashboards.

Undertaking viability studies and cost estimating throughout the design stages with an emphasis on cost control and design to budget.

Feeding into the rate database by undertaking market research where necessary to support the accuracy of estimates.

Undertaking optioneering and value engineering studies at key stages of the design development.

Undertaking benchmarking of projects including cost and parametric elements.

Preparing the documentation for tendering.

Analysis of tender returns and preparation of the tender report.

Undertaking the valuation of contractor’s monthly applications including measured works, preliminaries, materials on site, etc.

Be able to do assessment and evaluation of variations including the ability to negotiate and agree with the contractor, including the preparation of full substantiating documentation.

Maintaining the change management log.

Maintaining the monthly cost report and ensuring that it reflects the latest status of the project.

Undertaking project cash flow reporting.

Supporting the review/analysis of quantum for contractors’ claims.

Assisting with agreeing on the final account with providing input as required.

Ensuring compliance with all QA/QC requirements.

About You

You have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Quantity Surveying, MENA experience is preferred but not essential, you are familiar with the main rules of measurement applicable to the MENA region, you are familiar with the FIDIC suite of construction contracts, you are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships, and provide support to strong, motivated teams. You must have experience in programme or project management equating quality and value with the individual client and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.

Apply now for a confidential discussion.

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