Quantity Surveyors & Senior Quantity Surveyors

Position: Quantity Surveyors & Senior Quantity Surveyors

Location: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £60,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water and they are recruiting for Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors for these exciting projects throughout Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.
  • To liaise with contracts management in the day to day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.
  • To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Group’s Commercial Procedures where delegated authority so requires.
  • To prepare accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates within the Region to the level of responsibility dictated by the Group’s Commercial Procedures.
  • To ensure that a high personal standard of professionalism is evident to all external clients, peers and subordinates in the day to day management of the Regions activities.
  • To ensure in consultation with contracts management that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner so as to protect the Group’s position in its trading activities.
  • To ensure in consultation with contracts management that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved.
  • To assist contracts management in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract.
  • To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with specified payment terms).
  • Involvement in dispute avoidance/resolution.

Key Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proficient knowledge of measurement and valuation.
  • Good knowledge of NEC and JCT forms of contract.
  • Proficient in reading drawings, specifications and knowledge of construction process.
  • Ability to negotiate with clients/sub contractors.
  • Ability to draft sub contracts and design appointments.
  • Knowledge of CIS.
  • Experience of undertaking risk assessments and valuation of them in conjunction with other project team members.
  • Ability to produce accurate monthly cost and value reports and outturn financial forecasts.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Awareness of dispute procedures.
  • Experience of value engineering.
  • Extensive experience of working on live projects and final accounts.
  • Experience of developing second stage tender submissions working under pre construction services agreement
  • Exposure to resolving disputes.
  • Successfully completed a number of final accounts.
  • Experience of procuring major works sub contracts.
  • Experience of managing, mentoring and developing staff.
  • Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS (desirable)

Job Information

Job Reference: 886972_1645460929
Salary:
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South East,South West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Commercial

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