Quantity Surveyor - Falkland Islands

Recruiter
WYG
Location
Falkland Islands (FK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Dec 2018
Closes
16 Jan 2019
Ref
12839
Sector
Property
Specialism
Quantity Surveying
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor - Falkland Islands

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join WYG's business in The Falkland Islands as a QS at a time when we are growing and investing. We have a dynamic and growing portfolio of programmes with a solid pipeline, quality existing projects and a well-resourced, dynamic team.

Your Role 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on QS related matters and provide advice and guidance in addition to dealing with relevant issues as required.
  • Support the development and delivery of contracts; support efficiencies and improvement.
  • Support the monitoring and measurement of costs associated with contracts.
  • Support contract changes and amendments including assisting with the evaluation, negotiation and agreement process.
  • Provide support to commercial on commercial activities, contract performance and management.
  • Provide cost estimating services and cost benchmarking activities, including where necessary training on the Schedule of Rates or similar and the development of estimating tools and databases.
  • Provide cost advice and direct QS support.
  • Conduct audits as directed by the FM, and report findings including the development of an appropriate action plan.
  • As part of the management team, attend management meetings and contribute to reports and returns.
  • Advice and agreement on procurement methodology 
  • Cost advice to include post measures against SOR
  • Cost advice against application of Booklet rates for project delivery costs
  • Agreement on additional services and ‘star’ rates and enabling arrangements
  • Cost advice against ‘Compensation events’ 
  • Advice on risk quantification

About You:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Cost Economics or similar subject and Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with extensive recent relevant experience.

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through six business streams:

  • International Development
  • Infrastructure & Built Environment
  • Programme & Project Management
  • Surveying & Asset Management
  • Environmental
  • Planning and Transport

WYG plc’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.