Current Job Vacancies

Updated September 2020

POSITION REQUIRED:
Assistant Cost Manager (Ref CM-01)

VMC are recruiting for Assistant Cost Manager positions that are now open:

Job Requirements
  • 1 - 5 years' experience in a quantity surveyor/cost management/project controls role

  • Holds a BSc in engineering, architecture or a relevant, construction-related discipline as a minimum

  • Fluency in the English language is a must

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

Job Specification

The position requires one to five years' experience in a quantity surveying / cost management or project controls role, and requires basic knowledge of the construction design and management process.

Ideally, the candidate will have worked on post-contract construction projects and also have basic knowledge of pre-contract cost planning and estimating. Experience in measurement and pricing of construction works is essential, whether structural, architectural or mechanical and electrical.

Applicants must be fluent in the English language as this will be the language of business and the construction contracts used. Additionally, the candidates must be effective team players, self-motivated persons, with a troubleshooter/problem solver approach to work.

The roles will be part of a wider team managing construction projects, and therefore proper client-facing skills and strong report writing skills is an absolute must.

POSITION REQUIRED:
Cost Manager (Ref CM-02)

VMC are recruiting for Cost Manager positions that are now open:

Job Requirements
  • 7 - 10 years' experience in a quantity surveyor/cost management/project controls role

  • Holds a BSc in engineering, architecture or a relevant, construction-related discipline as a minimum

  • Preferably holds a postgraduate degree in cost management and/or quantity surveying 

  • Member of a professional association such as RICS, CIArb, AACE or equivalent 

  • Fluency in the English language is a must

  • Advanced leadership, communication and report-writing skills is essential

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

Job Specification

The position requires seven to ten years' experience in a quantity surveying / cost management or project controls role, and requires proficient knowledge of the construction design and management process.

Essentially, the candidate will have worked on both pre- and post-contract construction projects and also have working knowledge of pre-contract cost planning and estimating. Post-contract experience is a must, with successful of delivery of large complex projects from mobilisation to handover to be demonstrable. Experience in measurement and pricing of construction works is essential in the fields of structural, architectural and mechanical and electrical, with experience and know-how in how to lead a cost management commission

Applicants must have prior experience of managing small teams of two to four quantity surveyors, and are required to have client-facing skills. Soft skills are key in the success of this applicant, as leadership qualities, accepting responsibility and the ability to work under pressure are key.

Applicants must be fluent in the English language as this will be the language of business and the construction contracts used. Additionally, the candidates must be effective team leaders, self-motivated and motivating persons, with a troubleshooter/problem solver approach to work.

The role will be managing a wider team assigned to construction projects of varying size and complexity, and therefore proper client-facing skills and strong report writing skills are an absolute must.

Overall VMC Job Specification

At VMC, we strive to employ the best​ professionals to maintain our leading position in the market. Accordingly, our rigorous selection process ensures that we hand-pick the finest caliber in the industry.

The VMC personality is composed of the correct mixture of skills and conduct: the candidates we seek are energetic, passionate in their work, and are proactively goal-oriented.

All applicants to join VMC must be fluent in the English language as this will be the language of business and that of the construction contracts we manage. Additionally, candidates must be effective team players and self-motivated persons with a troubleshooting/problem-solving approach to work. The successful candidates will form part of wider teams managing construction projects, and therefore proper client-facing skills and strong report writing skills are an absolute must.

Application Process

If you believe you have the necessary skill set and commercial acumen to join our team, then send your updated CV (including a recent photograph) along with a cover letter to careers@vmc.com.eg stating the job application reference (e.g. CM-01, CM-02) in the subject line of the email.

 

The cover letter must be unique and distinctive, and include:

  • a personal statement on your past professional (or academic) experience;

  • case studies and/or real-life examples (from your previous employment) where you were personally faced with a challenge and used your own initiative to resolve it

  • how you believe you will add value to VMC as a growing organisation and help it meet its current and future expansion plans;

  • your belief in ethics and professional conduct that underpin your professional approach and behaviour; and

  • your commitment and aspiration to professional training, learning and self-development, as this is a key pillar that underpins the competence of our team.

Candidates are invited to send their applications by email (to careers@vmc.com.eg), and are encouraged to carefully write their cover letters addressing the above points. Emails received with only attachments and no cover email/letter shall be disregarded.

Due to the high number of applicants, applications received without any of the above may be disregarded.

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