Senior Quantity Surveyor

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 18 months
  • Full time
  • to £60 per hour (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston with 1 day per week remote. Key Accountabilities: • Develop complex contract cost models for high-value projects, ensuring compliance with project briefs, timescales, and...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.04.2024

Managing consultant

Gamal Clarke

Quote ref: 5773/75533

Quote ref: 5773/75533

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston with 1 day per week remote.  

 

Key Accountabilities:  

 

• Develop complex contract cost models for high-value projects, ensuring compliance with project briefs, timescales, and budgets.  

• Stay updated on market changes to enhance value for money in supplier operations.  

• Measure, validate, and authorize monthly valuations/payments, including verification of man-hour returns, site measures, and claims.  

• Capture and record cost data, including Earned Value Management, for future projects.  

• Control project costs, enhance value for money, and maintain required standards and quality.  

• Develop and maintain working relationships with key internal stakeholders.  

• Maintain high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality  

 

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, your main responsibilities will be:  

• Support the project team in developing project procurement strategies and tender documentation.  

• Maintain records and manage changes in accordance with contractual governance procedures.  

• Manage the contractor incentive model, recommending pain/gain share and providing performance feedback.  

• Support assessment and settlement of contractor claims throughout contracts.  

• Agree on final accounts with the contractor and internal stakeholders, issuing the final certificate for payment.  

• Provide subject matter expert advice and guidance to the Project Team and Supply Chain.  

• Support formal dispute resolution and contract closeout strategy.  

• Assist in the preparation of specifications, including the scope of works.  

• Support the development of business cases and feasibility studies during project initiation.  

• Provide input into investment peer reviews, including budget forecasting, spend, and change controls.  

• Support change initiatives, champion best practices, and ensure adherence to Supply Chain processes, tools, and systems.  

• Demonstrate positive behaviours in line with the company's environmental, sustainability, safety, health, security, quality, and ethics standards.

Requirements

Essential:  

• Procurement Strategies and Tender Documentation  

• Experience in developing project procurement strategies and tender documentation.  

• Cost Reconciliation:  

• Expertise in cost reconciliation processes.  

• Cost Control:  

• Strong proficiency in cost control measures.  

• Construction infrastructure background  

• Procurement- pretender work  

• Commercial input  

• Pre procurement Budget cost estimate  

• Design modelling  

• Show value for money  

• Construction infrastructure background  

• Can look at full life cycle of procurement background  

• Major project experience  

• HS2 Background beneficial

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