Managing Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, West Midlands, Solihull
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a rail/civils contractor looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to work on projects located in Solihull, this role involves working closely with the Programme Commercial Manager, Contracts Manager and Operations Manager to deliver portfolio of work. Duties: • As a Managing Quantity Surveyor,...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 08.05.2024

Managing consultant

Amran Ahmed

Quote ref: 1344/27844

Quote ref: 1344/27844

Job description

Our client is a rail/civils contractor looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to work on projects located in Solihull, this role involves working closely with the Programme Commercial Manager, Contracts Manager and Operations Manager to deliver portfolio of work.  

 

Duties:  

• As a Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will have the following accountabilities:  

• Implement commercial strategy for JSS Rail  

• In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be accountable for the profitability of the projects within your portfolio, and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project to ensure delivery of required margins  

• Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed  

• With other members of your team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value  

• Ensure month end Reporting CVRs and Dashboards are correct  

• CVR Reports for All projects within Portfolio  

• Portfolio Dashboard and Forecast updated for in Year and future years.  

• WIP position detailed and action planned  

• Margin improvement plans defined where necessary (or in process of being detailed)  

• Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner  

• Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner  

• Assist in ensuring effective records are maintained to support claims and that applications for payment for variations are issued in line with agreed terms  

• Manage the subcontract tender process, including the selection of sub-contractors and provision of all relevant contract and schedule documentation  

• Ensure that subcontracts are placed in an appropriate manner to step down appropriate responsibilities from the Main Contract  

• Ensure that each sub-contractors account is managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions  

• Provide accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company reporting process

Requirements

Essential Experience:  

• An organised, innovative and creative Quantity Surveyor with knowledge and experience of working on Projects  

• Experience of collating costs and maximising value  

• Experience of working as a QS, including the need to support with financial and commercial control within a project  

• Experience of procuring and managing supply chain  

• Maintain a Personal Development Plan  

• Working towards professional accreditation  

• Support development of others around you  

• Experience of working as part of a team  

• Demonstration of working to deadlines, working efficiently and to a high standard  

• Demonstration of resilience and determination to succeed  

• Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills.  

• Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness.  

• Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.  

 

Desirable:  

• Experience of NEC 3 and/or 4.  

• Experience of JCT D&B or Int  

• Experience of Network Rail Contract Suite.  

• Interest in rail projects

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