Senior Quantity Surveyor - Building Construction Buildings / Estimation / Contracts in Tanzania - CA Global Group

CA Global Group

CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 8 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.

We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa and partner companies in Mauritius, Mozambique, Angola and China we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life-cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Western Cape, From 501 to 1000 workers

    About this job ad 6 November


  • Abroad
  • Description

  • Reference number:GBB
    Job Description:
    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.
                 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: Qualification and skills
    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
    Benefits and contractual information:
    Market Related Salary / USD net salary
    Start date: ASAP
    A return air passage once a year ticket

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Senior Quantity Surveyor - Building Construction Buildings / Estimation / Contracts in Abroad

  • Recruiter

    CA Global Group
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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