Associate Quantity Surveyor Job at Rider Levett Bucknall

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Associate Quantity Surveyor to join our client focused PMC team in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). You will be responsible for leading projects and be accountable for the effective delivery of commercial and procurement services. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our Quantity Surveying team as well as play a strategic role in delivering for top tier Clients within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This specific role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing Post-Contract Quantity Surveying support for our professional services and project-based teams on a large-scale multiple build program of works in Riyadh. A strong track record in post-contract is key to this requirement, specifically in the Cost Control and Contractual Administration of Cost-plus construction contracts.

Key responsibilities:
• The individual will be located at the client site based office and will lead a team that is responsible for a programme of works at varying stages of the individual project lifecycles, specifically inception & Brief Development, Precontract Cost Planning, Procurement, Implementation and Contractual Administration and Cost Control, Completion & Handover, Operational Contract Administration and Defect Management, all on behalf of the Client Organisation
• Commercial guidance and advice to both the Client and In-House PMC role
• Generation and Administration of reporting presentations to a high-quality and accuracy
• Interfacing and key point of contact for all commercial matters with the on-site Client team on behalf of the PMC
• Operational responsibility for the PMC commercial team

Job Requirements

Person specification:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.
• Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
• A chartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – MRICS
• Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
• Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery with excellent communication skills
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience post degree qualification
• Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
• Able to build long-term relationships
• A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
• A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
• The ability to deliver in a reactive environment, responding quickly and accurately, under pressure.

About Company

Company: Rider Levett Bucknall

Company Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About Rider Levett Bucknall

RLB's 35-year presence in the Kingdom continues as we expand our services throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, working on projects in central, eastern and western provinces.