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Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Winner Recruitment
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
45000 - 65000
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Specialism
Construction
Level
Chartered Surveyor
Business Type
Consultancy
Application Type
Quick Apply

Quantity Surveyor – Central London

Annual salary - £45,000 - £65,000

Employment type - Permanent

Hours of work - Full Time

Tickets/training/certs required – Degree

Specific experience required

BSc / MSc Quantinity Surveying

RICS or APC Candidate

Description

The Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the Company’s objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting

  • Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit levels.
  • Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place.
  • Carry out cost management including forecasting.
  • Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans.

 Processes

  • Help ensure that internal commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit.
  • Actively seek to improve processes and procedures.
  • Hold a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within and assist in their development and improvement.

 External relationships

  • Help ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified.
  • Ensure that the supply chain is engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions.
  • Build and maintain good client relationships.
  • Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting.
  • Prepare applications for payment
  • Liaise with the client, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments.

Internal relationships

  • Contribute towards effective interaction between the Commercial Team and the operational site teams.
  • Work with site management to forecast predicted spend and cash recovery and ensure that both are kept in line with the target.
  • Share best practices with others and be proactive in advising site teams on costs and management of them.

 Key measures & targets:

  • Accurate monthly forecasting
  • Ability to challenge resources and costs
  • Maintain deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar

Key relationships:

  • Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of the Commercial Team
  • Business Development and Bid Managers
  • Site Teams
  • Clients

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:

Essential

  • Previous experience in the construction industry
  • HND/degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
  • Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge and understanding of Construction Law
  • Previous experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
  • Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
  • Have knowledge and experience in estimation and cost analysis
  • Excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and delegate, but also able to work on own initiative

Desirable

  • Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards

Tickets/training/certs required

Degree

Specific experience required

NEC 3 & 4 experience essential
Infrastructure experience essential
Water Sector experience preferred but not essential
RICS or APC Candidate

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