Quantity Surveyor Engineer
Property & Asset Management
What this job involves:
Upholding client satisfaction
At JLL, we take pride in keeping our clients happy—and your role is instrumental in keeping this tradition of excellence alive. As the person in charge, you’ll identify their needs and come up with solutions that will effectively meet their business demands. Likewise, you’ll be in charge of creating and consolidating the procurement, tendering and selection processes with clients.
You’ll also handle project reviews and commercial assessments; and see to it standard contracts follow the clients’ corporate standards guidelines and all commercial terms for the project. Furthermore, you’ll help evaluate quotations and formalise agreements with contractors and vendors.
Handling contracts effectively
Do you have a proven track record in contract management? As the key person, you’ll be in charge of post-contract obligations, including monitoring and managing negotiations, claims and disputes between the clients and contractors. Equally, you’ll monitor compliance with the clients, and see to it that all contractors are handled accordingly.
Keeping an eye on costs and risks
One of your most essential functions is to look after the project’s budget. As the person in charge, you’ll create a cost control system to identify increases in costs—both incurred and anticipated— so that timely action may be taken to stay within budget. You’ll also closely monitor the cost planning, pricing and payment schedule. On top of these, you’ll also manage the project’s cash flow and monitor the payment schedule for vendors, consultants, suppliers and contractors.
Another facet of your job is mitigating potential risks. You’ll need to develop a plan to determine latent risks, evaluate their impact, and identify ways to mitigate these risks. Also part of your mandate is to provide contingency policy management services.
Sound like you? To apply you need to have:
Solid industry background
This position calls for a seasoned expert with a degree in architectural, civil engineering, quantity surveying or project management, with at least 5 years of experience in the field, and more than 2 years as a cost/contract Executive. The ideal candidate must be familiar with the local construction market, regulations and general practices as well as contract laws and tender process. A working knowledge in handling international contracts, and a strong grasp of the legal environment of each contract, may also land you the job.
Flawless communication and negotiation skills
Are you an expert in business negotiations? If so, this is the best time to highlight your skills. As the person in charge, you’ll handle commercial negotiations with client, contractors, consultants and authorities. Likewise, you’ll carry out market analysis in order to identify right opportunities.
Aside from negotiating with partners, you’ll also lead the team to success through clear and open communication. You’ll also see to it that the team’s workload is properly delegated, and that the team’s overall atmosphere encourages each member to contribute to its success.
What we can do for you:
At JLL, we make sure that you become the best version of yourself by helping you realize your full potential in an entrepreneurial and inclusive work environment. We will empower your ambitions through our dedicated Total Rewards Program, competitive pay and benefits package.
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