Month: February 2021

To strengthen QPs expanding operations locally and overseas, we are seeking to recruit a proactive CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEER to join our team in MALTA.

Working at QP

Our teams consist of highly proficient experts working effectively, professionally and in a coordinated manner to execute projects within established timeframes and to highest standards. The chosen candidate will get the opportunity to work in a fast-moving, dynamic and challenging environment, enabling them to develop their career to the next level of their profession, being exposed to numerous projects, clientele and developmental experiences.

QP Values

Passionate and Pro-active, Optimal integration of clients’ objectives, Innovative Design and Management, Excellence in Reputation, Trustworthy, Teamwork

Responsibilities

Working on a full-time basis and reporting to the Senior Partner, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Concept design and feasibility, structural and civil engineering design, limited architectural design, design coordination, supervision of works and certification of contractor bills;
  • Ensuring compliance with current legislation, professional Standards and Codes of Practice;
  • Proactively and efficiently managing changes in project scope, identifying potential crises, and assisting with devising contingency plans when and as necessary;
  • Abiding by the procedures for communication and coordination between the members of the project team, as well as monitoring the distribution of information and documentation in relation to Civil and Structural Engineering matters;
  • Ensuring that all Civil and Structural Engineering aspects of the project are properly managed and controlled;
  • Preparing recommendations for Clients’ approval;
  • Preparing and communicating technical and commercial progress reports to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ensuring that senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and pointing out to the senior staff any misalignments noted during the design and site supervision process to ensure that the objectives of the company and the Client are achieved;
  • Analyzing and preparing reports with the necessary calculations about loads, stresses and strains regarding structural components, element sizing and detailing of structural elements;
  • Selecting and utilizing the right materials, while considering their strength and how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;
  • Examining structures and assessing their condition and advising how to improve their structural integrity;
  • Monitoring planning, scope, budgets and schedules, ensuring that services and project work are carried out within the stipulated deadlines and budgets, to the company’s standards and to contractual agreements;
  • Monitoring and optimizing safety designs, procedures, production processes, and regulatory compliance;
  • Inspecting project sites to ensure compliance with contract documents;
  • Keeping abreast of latest trends and technologies in the Industry;

Requirements

  • A recognized professional qualification in this field preferably in Civil and Structural Engineering,  Engineering or a related field;
  • Professional experience demonstrating a proven track record of successful delivery of complex and/or large scale projects, with multi-disciplinary teams from inception to completion;
  • Perit Warrant;
  • Highly cognizant and abreast with all applicable standards, legislations and practices applicable to the Construction industry in Malta;
  • Knowledge of hotel, commercial and residential developments would be considered an asset;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, AutoCad, and Autodesk Revit, and/or related programs. Knowledge and skills related to BIM will be considered an asset;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both English;
  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and adapt, and to work closely with others in a multidisciplinary environment;
  • Attention to detail, analytical, influencing and negotiation skills, and the ability to understand and express technical concepts accurately with confidence and clarity;
  • Collaborative approach with the ability to maximize short-term requirements and output whilst building long-term productive relationships;
  • A measured approach to decision-making, being able to take decisions as and when needed in the interest of efficiency;

Candidates are invited to send in their detailed CV to hr@qpml.com

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.  

The team at QP is growing. We are looking for a proactive ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER to join our team in BRUSSELS.

About QP

Our teams consist of highly proficient experts working effectively, professionally and in a coordinated manner to execute projects within established timeframes and to the highest standards. The chosen candidate will get the opportunity to work in a fast-moving, dynamic and challenging environment, enabling them to develop their career to the next level of their profession. Working under the responsibility of the Project Manager, the chosen candidate will be the main support in his/her capacity as an Assistant Project Manager, for managing the redevelopment of a large luxury hotel project in Brussels, during the construction phase.

QP Values

Passionate and Pro-active, Optimal integration of clients’ objectives, Innovative Design and Management, Excellence in Reputation, Trustworthy, Teamwork

Responsibilities:

Working on a full-time basis, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Managing communication, coordination and transmission of information between stakeholders (consultants, contractors, suppliers, customers, etc.;
  • Reviewing documents/information before submission/circulation
  • Assisting with issuing and updating the project management plan, risk register, procurement plan, progress reports, tender reports and all other reports as needed, meetings minutes, emails, notes and any other documents needed for the development and efficient and effective operational functioning of the project. Such documents must be produced in French and/or English as necessary;
  • Formally communicating with the client (in English) and meeting with the client to ensure that all requirements are met in line with their business needs and objectives;
  • Organizing meetings when and as necessary;
  • Assisting in assessing Contractor’s bids, coordinate technical and commercial reviews
  • Supporting the management of Contractors including daily site visits.
  • Supporting the management of all technical, contractual and administrative aspects of the project including but not limited to: planning, executing, monitoring and finalizing projects according to deadlines and within budgets, ensuring timely delivery.
  • Supporting the coordination of all project requirements including leading the client interface and coordinating the multi-disciplinary design team members and all stakeholders to deliver complex programmes of works according to plan;
  • Assisting with the commercial aspect of project plans as well as change and risk control and quality assurance;
  • Collaborating with Document Controllers and other team members to ensure that the detailed systematic flow of information amongst all interested project team members matches the status of the assigned task/s;
  • Monitoring that the objectives contained in project documents such as the relative tender and contracts are achieved;

Requirements:

  • A recognized professional qualification in this field preferably in Construction Management, Architecture, or Engineering or a related field;
  • Professional experience demonstrating a proven track record of successful delivery of complex and/or large scale projects, with multi-disciplinary teams from inception to completion;
  • Highly cognizant and abreast with all applicable standards, legislation and practices applicable to the Construction industry in Belgium, particularly in Brussels;
  • Knowledge of hotel developments would be considered an asset;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project and/or related programs for scheduling and managing work. Knowledge and skills related to AutoCad  will be considered an asset;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both French and English;
  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and adapt, and to work closely with others in a multidisciplinary environment;
  • Attention to detail, analytical, leadership and negotiation skills, influencing skills, and the ability to understand and express technical concepts accurately with confidence and clarity;
  • Collaborative approach with the ability to maximize short-term requirements and output whilst building long-term productive relationships;
  • A measured approach to decision-making, being able to take decisions as and when needed in the interest of efficiency;

Position:

  • Full-time with a minimum duration of 3 years.

Candidates are invited to send in their detailed CV to hr@qpml.com

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.