Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is recruiting a Lead Quantity Surveyor to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a home office position based in Dubai and will require occassional travel to Iraq.
Development of the BOQ from the MTO’s in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures and contractual requirements
Supervise and lead a small team of Quantity Surveyors
Ensure alignment with Wood estimating guidelines
Develop and issue to relevant parties for approval / comment the Basis of Estimate for each project or proposal cost estimate to be developed
Develop and maintain project and proposal cost estimates in accordance with the Basis of Estimate, including statements of work scope, man-
hour estimates, narratives, and review / comment on client documents
Participate in internal project cost estimate reviews and operations and cost reviews, coordinate comments and obtain estimate sign-
off approval from relevant parties
Deliver presentations of reviewed estimates to Wood management for approval
Produce and issue updates to project / proposal cost estimates in a controlled manner
Liaise with project cost control and planning to ensure project budgets are developed to reflect the structure and content of the approved project cost estimate
Liaise with proposals, engineering, procurement, subcontract and construction functions, HR, finance and others functions as required, to maintain awareness of the requirements and costs of labour, plant and equipment, materials, subcontracts, offices, IT, and other provisions, to ensure these are accurately reflected in the project / proposal cost estimate
Ensure the corporate risk process is applied to project / proposal cost estimates as required
Undertake the formal filing of project and proposal estimates, the collection of project historical data and the continuous update of estimating databases and norms in a controlled manner
Assist in the training for Estimating personnel
Coordinate development and issue of project change orders / variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications
Assess and communicate cost and schedule impact of change notifications.
Participate in Project Audits for the Estimating function
Provide guidance and support to subordinate project controls estimating staff as required
Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes
Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood HSE processes
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelors Degree qualification in Quantity Surveying, Law, Business Studies or other appropriate discipline
Atleast 15 years experience operating as a Quantity Surveyor in the oil and gas industries
Previous experience of leading a team of Quantity Surveyors
Specific competencies to be in accordance with role requirement
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