Cost Consultant - Arts and Culture


  • Oman


  • OMR 650 - OMR per month

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Job Description

Job Opportunity at Mace

Mace is an inclusive employer and encourages applications from a diverse range of candidates. If you believe you have the potential, even if you don't meet all the criteria listed below, please apply as you might still be the ideal candidate for this role or another within the organization.

Project Overview:
As part of its 2040 strategy to promote cultural and artistic innovations, a state-of-the-art center for arts and culture is being built. This center will house facilities such as F&B outlets, cinemas, and art clubs.

We are currently hiring an ambitious and forward-thinking candidate to join our established and growing team in Oman.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:
- Undertaking responsibilities independently or with minimal supervision, overseeing the work of graduate surveyors as required.
- Competently measuring quantities for input into cost models, cost plans, cost estimates, and bills of quantities using traditional and digital methods.
- Creating area schedules.
- Proficiently using estimating/billing software such as CostX.
- Preparing cost modeling and benchmarking dashboards.
- Undertaking viability studies and cost estimating throughout the design stages with an emphasis on cost control and design to budget.
- Feeding into the rate database by undertaking market research where necessary.
- Undertaking value engineering studies at key stages of design development.
- Benchmarking projects, including cost and parametric elements.
- Involvement in the preparation of documentation for tendering.
- Managing the analysis of tender returns and preparing tender reports.
- Valuing contractor’s monthly applications, including measured works, preliminaries, materials on-site, etc.
- Maintaining the change management log.
- Maintaining the monthly cost report and ensuring it reflects the latest project status.
- Undertaking project cash flow reporting.
- Supporting the review/analysis of quantum for contractors’ claims.
- Assisting with agreeing on the final account with providing input as required.
- Ensuring compliance with all QA/QC requirements.

About You:
- Hold a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying (or equivalent) from an accredited, internationally recognized institution or University.
- MRICS accreditation preferred, or working towards MRICS or equivalent accreditation.
- Able to measure in accordance with the main rules of measurement applicable to the MENA region, including POMI, NRM, etc.
- Familiar with FIDIC suite of construction contracts.
- Digitally savvy, capable of building lasting client relationships, and leading strong, motivated teams.
- Construction or cost consultancy or project management background.
- Eager to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.

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