FM Engineer (Estimation)

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:
Responsible for preparation of cost estimation, proposal & contract agreement for all phases of FM Civil construction projects, Civil Fitout / Renovation works / Rate Cards including coordinating with Inhouse team & subcontractors.
Managing deviance from the actual and targets set during the periodic P&L review meetings.
Establishing a proposal library of all bid related forms, formats and customer communications.
Proper mobilizing of all the Casual jobs / Projects.
Expert in preparing costs estimation with the objective of reducing costs and maximizing gross margins.

Job Responsible:
Managing QS related works for the civil projects.
Contractors for outsourced scope of work.
Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications and structural repairs to industrial and managerial personnel.
Lead the development and preparation of RFP’s, Pre-Qualification, formal presentations.
Achieve Pre-sales targets set by the management.
Creation of Bids
Managing and prioritising workload.
Bid/No Bid management.
Follow Bid Process Based on Clients budget constraints for any specific project, carrying out value engineering studies.
Review tender / contract documents to understand the complete scope for tendering projects.

Key Accountability 2: Build strong relationships with customers and colleagues.
Responsible for:
Liaise internally with all departments especially HR, finance, operations and commercial.
Contribute to develop a customer focused service and a positive corporate image, including the maintenance of good working relationship with client, client representatives.
Achieve and enhance customer satisfaction by meeting and /or exceeding the customer requirements.
Clear communications with all customers

Key Accountability 3: Administration & Quality
Responsible for:
RFP and bid related documentation control.
Developing case studies, client profiles and other supporting documentation that showcases AFE Civil capabilities.
To manage the creation of bid related materials.
Manage and control bid related stationery.
Execution of Casual jobs / Projects, efficiently within the budget and ensure profitability.
Generate revenue from refurbishment / retrofit works.
Time management
Positive attitude
Living the company values
Manage and update all sales related MIS.
Proactively manage the renewal of all existing contracts.

Required Skills:
Has a clear understanding of technical, commercial and finance related matters pertaining to the contracts.
Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice, laws governing construction contracts and contracting.
Ability to identify the training needs of team members, coach, and guide team for better employee engagement.
Knowledge of construction materials and methods.
Skills in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and to compare them with construction progress.
Ability to clearly communicate with client, team, engineer, managers, and other stake holders.
Skills in both verbal and written communications, Strong negotiating skills.
Strong computer skills, emphasis on Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Viewpoint.
Ability to interpret client requirements and create work winning proposals.
Self-motivate capable of working alone and as a team.
Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures.
Carryout conditional assessments, prepare cost estimates, technical justifications for retrofit, replacement works.
Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices.
Knowledge of current status of costs of new construction, escalation factors, and market trends.
Ability to understand and work with commercial requirements like plan cost, budgets limits, profit and loss.

Behavior skills:
Strong analytical skills.
Strong technical mindset and able to read and interpret technical data and translate to others.
Highly numerate with the ability to research, assemble manage and manipulate numerical information.
Knowledge of estimating techniques.
Results orientated and organized with the ability to deliver against deadlines.
An excellent customer service attitude and the ability to interact with customers in a professional manner are required.
Good communication skills with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally.
Good interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills.
Commercially and financially aware.

Minimum Qualifications:
Some previous experience of cost estimation
Computer skills
UAE Driving License
High level of expertise on Auto Cad, word, excel, power point.
Degree in Civil Engineering.
Understanding of local market and knowledge of Public Entities, contractors and vendors.
Understanding of Fidic / Civil contracts.

Minimum Experience:
4 – 5 years’ experience in the Civil Fit out, Renovations Projects and bid/proposal production.