Senior Quantity Surveyor - (Building Construction Buildings / Estimation / Contracts Management) - Tanzania, East Africa

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted: 04-05-2017
Our client is currently undertaking a major project in the Tanzania for Building Construction Projects within the residential and commercial sector and is seeking qualified Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

Responsibilities: 

Reporting into Management
Key Criteria: Tendering, Estimation and Contracts Management & Administration: 
  • Identify prospective tenders/projects
  • Advise management on feasibility of identified tenders/projects
  • Ensure full guidance and involvement in preparation of tender documents
  • Ensure timely submission of fully responsive tenders
  • Liaising with consultants and other clients’ representatives regarding modalities/special requirements of all tenders
  • Keep management updated about progress of preparation and submission of tenders
  • Analyse results of unsuccessful tenders with a view to eliminating any shortcomings
  • Review contract documents for on-going projects and advise management on any shortcomings and need for revision thereof
  • Provide adequate tender documentation for all tenders that may not be within the purview and/or capacity of other tendering department staff
  • Assume total responsibility for the performance of the tendering department
  • Assume responsibility for continuous training and upgrading QS department staff skill sets
  • Manage on-going and new projects in accordance with contracts to ensure total contractual protection to the company
  • Advise management on all matters arising out of any contract disputes and, when necessary, be the contact person for any legal entities/advisors that the company may employ for the purpose of resolving such disputes
  • Advise management on existing system of contract administration, introduce and implement better contract administration process & practices
  • Ensure timely production and presentation of adequate levels of applications for payment
  • Ensure that the team prepares, submits and monitors variations, also advise site team accordingly & adequately
  • Ensure effective and cordial communications with on-going clients and third parties
  • Establishing, operate and manage cost and change control system.
  • Financial management and reporting on a monthly basis.
  • Progress measurement and evaluation for interim payment.
  • Measurement and evaluation of cost and time change and variation.
  • Measurement and evaluation of final accounts.
  • Management and administration of contract.
  • Contract administration and advice.
  • Claims preparation
  • Project analysis & preparation of cost data base.
  • Estimating the Final Cost of the project and figures the size of resources required within a specified time frame of the project.
  • Chairing Tender Awarded Meetings for handover Estimates to Site team and notify the project managers of any budgetary and technical concerns on the project.
  • Final responsibility of tracking down the actual costs of a project to keep the budget down, as the project begins and work progresses, helps site team to negotiate & settle costs associated with outside vendors as well.

 
Requirements:
  • Must have worked as a Senior QS for more than 10 years in  building construction and fit-outs
  • Must have BSc, MSc, MRICS
  • Must be a registered QS
  • More than 5 years of experience in commercial and contractual Management in building construction projects.
  • Ability to manage FIDIC, JCT and NEC
  • Must have more than 8 years of experience in estimation and tendering in building construction industry
  • International exposure with East African experience
  • Excellent in using CCS
  •  Ability to read and understand drawings.
  • Computer literate (MS Excel).
  • Physically Fit
  • Previous experience working as an expatriate on Major Projects in Africa
  • Flexible in terms of availability and working hours
 
Contractual information:
  • Market Related Salary / USD net salary
  • Start date: ASAP
  • A return air passage once a year ticket
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Rachael Mbaba
Team Lead: Engineering Africa
The CA Global Group
 
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