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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Role Responsibility

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates.
  • Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims
  • Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed.
  • Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams
  • Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary
  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports (including CVR)
  • Review value management and advise on Risk management
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts.
  • Plan and implement change management and cost control
  • Monitor and update supply chain procurement plan including benchmarking
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives
  • Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate.
  • Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use
  • Understanding the implications of health, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

 

 

 

  • Proven negotiating and team-working skills with the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrable legal, contractual and construction knowledge
  • Confidence and ability to assert influence
  • Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree
  • Hold or be nearing completion of Full Membership with RICS / CICES

The Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate

Required qualifications, skills, behaviours, and attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years post-graduate commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement
  • Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen
  • Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Extensive experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems including filing systems and document control and distribution.
  • Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout reports.
  • Extensive experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence and the facilitation of collaborative solutions
  • Experience of developing & implementing procurement and contract strategy
  • Proven negotiating and team-working skills with the ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrable legal, contractual and construction knowledge
  • Confidence and ability to assert influence
  • Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree
  • Hold or be nearing completion of Full Membership with RICS / CICES

Package Description

The commercial team requires this new resource to assist in the commercial administration and management of WP 017 – Traffic Management. The Traffic Management Package is currently being managed commercial by the Delivery Areas while the operational responsibility is with the Logistics team. The long term strategy is to bring this package to logistics for both commercial and operation accountability as a cohesive operational and commercial integrated team will bring better project wide benefit. Component of the Traffic Management Budget is within the Provisional Sum Items and this will need a close commercial control to help SCS’s recovery, and it will fall under this role. Initially, this resource will also help strengthen the commercial team in the procurement and set-up of the OnBoarding/Visitors Facility, while the transition of the Traffic Management budget from the other Delivery Areas move to Logistics. 

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

 

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

 

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.

 

All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 

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