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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Introduction

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Quantity Surveyor  on our HS2 Main Works Contract.

You'll efficiently manage all commercial aspects of the Project and maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders.

    • Commercial Service Delivery
    • Collate, analysis & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required, implement required actions.
    • Design and implement a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager
    • Ensure that the Commercial Practitioners administer the contracts correctly in a timely and professional manner.
    • Identify, mitigate and manage risk & opportunities for the portfolio of work.
    • Assist with the development and training of Commercial Practitioners including supervisor / mentor / counsellor role for staff undertaking their APC or equivalent.
      • Encourage and develop a culture of contractual & commercial awareness on all projects.
      • Be responsible, where required, to ensure that a review of all of the contractual obligations and commercial risks is carried out prior to the submission of tenders.
      • Assist in maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects.
      • Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI.
      • Assist in work winning duties as required, including proactive release of team members and attendance at Client Presentations for Tender Interviews
      • Ensuring optimum performance of commercial team for the portfolio of work, undertaking constant reviewing for margin gains in efficiency and timely resource forecasting.
      • Ability to handle Client disputes, with assistance.
      • Ensure that the outturn costs on the projects are monitored on a monthly basis through a detailed bottom up resourced and costed forecast maintained.
    • Undertake any other work as required of you by the Commercial Director.
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    • Team Management & Development
    • Assist with the recruitment and staffing structure/ utilisation for direct reports.
    • Assist in building a team, manage the development of personal plans, establishment of objectives/targets for all direct reports and monitor on an ongoing basis - maintain performance.
    • Delegation of appropriate work to all staff, whilst maintaining accountability.
    • Ensure the site teams adheres to group procedures and governance.
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    • Corporate Development
    • Attend client engagement events for equivalent level customer feedback.
    • Involvement in Business Improvement Initiatives.
    • Carry out commercial audits on others as and when required.

Role Responsibility

Efficiently manage all commercial aspects of the Project and maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders.

  • Commercial Service Delivery
  • Collate, analysis & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required, implement required actions.
  • Design and implement a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager
  • Ensure that the Commercial Practitioners administer the contracts correctly in a timely and professional manner.
  • Identify, mitigate and manage risk & opportunities for the portfolio of work.
  • Assist with the development and training of Commercial Practitioners including supervisor / mentor / counsellor role for staff undertaking their APC or equivalent.
    • Encourage and develop a culture of contractual & commercial awareness on all projects.
    • Be responsible, where required, to ensure that a review of all of the contractual obligations and commercial risks is carried out prior to the submission of tenders.
    • Assist in maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects.
    • Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI.
    • Assist in work winning duties as required, including proactive release of team members and attendance at Client Presentations for Tender Interviews
    • Ensuring optimum performance of commercial team for the portfolio of work, undertaking constant reviewing for margin gains in efficiency and timely resource forecasting.
    • Ability to handle Client disputes, with assistance.
    • Ensure that the outturn costs on the projects are monitored on a monthly basis through a detailed bottom up resourced and costed forecast maintained.
    • Undertake any other work as required of you by the Commercial Director.

 

The Ideal Candidate

Essential

  • Relevant Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent relevant industry experience.
  • Right to Work in the UK.
  • Proactive attitude

Desirable:

  • MRICS or similar
  • Commercially astute with substantially proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction Industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Understanding of programming techniques and project controls.
  • Proven Management Skills.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications Word /Excel /Outlook /PowerPoint).

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