Messe.ae is a part of Expoglobal Group operating in the Middle East based in Dubai. With more than 20 years of experience in Design, Project Management, Exhibition Stand Building and Custom-Made Solutions we work with a wide range of customers in multiple sectors creating stands for small businesses as well as for international corporations.
Our service is guaranteed worldwide thanks to the convenient location of our offices in Antwerp and Dubai. We can extend our services to multiple countries and events with partners in Southeast Asia, India, South America, and South Africa.
Messe.ae is happy to offer the position of Quantity Surveyor.
About the job
As a Quantity Surveyor specialized in events and exhibitions, you will play a crucial role in managing the costs and budgets associated with our projects. You will work closely with the project management team to ensure that financial aspects are meticulously controlled, and resources are optimally allocated. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring the profitability and success of our events and exhibitions.
Cost Estimation and Budgeting:
- Prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates for events and exhibition projects.
- Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring alignment with client expectations and company profitability targets.
Tendering and Procurement:
- Oversee the tendering process, including the preparation of tender documents, evaluation of bids, and negotiation with suppliers and contractors.
- Source and select subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors based on cost, quality, and reliability.
- Administer contracts and agreements with subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors.
- Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, and manage variations as required.
Cost Control and Reporting:
- Monitor project costs and expenditures against approved budgets.
- Provide regular financial reports to project management, highlighting any variances and proposing corrective actions.
- Identify opportunities for cost optimization and value engineering without compromising quality or client satisfaction.
Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
- Identify potential risks related to costs, and develop strategies to mitigate them.
- Maintain a proactive approach to risk management throughout the project lifecycle.
Documentation and Record Keeping:
- Maintain accurate and organized records of all financial transactions, contracts, and project-related documentation.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelors degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
- Membership in the Society of Engineers – UAE is mandatory
- Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor, preferably with a focus on events and exhibitions.
- AutoCAD proficiency.
- Proficiency in using quantity surveying software and tools.
- Strong analytical and numerical skills, with attention to detail.
- Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
- Knowledge of relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
What we provide:
- You will work in a highly enthusiastic environment with passionate colleagues;
- An extensive training period, familiarizing you with our business and all stages of the process;
- A representative salary according to your experience and education;
- An opportunity to develop yourself within a fast-growing international company;
- An opportunity to work alongside a team with a wide variety of different nationalities.
And remuneration package:
- Basic medical insurance cover, as per UAE law.
- Postpaid SIM card and a basic smartphone, data and call package included for business purposes.
- Company laptop.
- 30 days paid vacation
- Salary 8000 AED/month
- Working hours: 9-18