Company: Jacobs
Skills: Quantity Surveying
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia

What if...

... we showed you how we're solving the world's greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems. We turn abstract ideas into realities that transform thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing. With a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery for the government and private sector.

About the opportunity

As a Quantity Surveyor you will manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. You will also seek to minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quantity. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met.

You will also prepare estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, you'll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.

You will be supporting the client in the following areas:
• Pre and post contract commercial support
• Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or client
• Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
• Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs
• Interim valuations and payment certificates
• Assisting in variations analysis, recommendations and management
• Assisting in risk and value management and cost control functions
• Assisting in identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
• Assisting in preparation of progress / cost reports
• Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
• Provide post-occupancy advice, facilities management services and life cycle costing advice
• Assist clients in locating and accessing additional and alternative sources of funding
• Advice on the maintenance costs of specific buildings

About you

• The post-holder will hold a degree in quantity surveying
• You must be accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
• Prior tenure in a senior quantity surveying position in the telecommunications engineering sector is required
• Prior experience of working on the consultant and/ore client side is required
• Prior experience working in the Middle East, preferably Saudi Arabia, is required

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions - we're committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You'll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too - from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you'll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.