Project Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, South East, West Sussex, Crawley
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £52,000 to £57,000 per year
Our energy client currently has an exciting new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor. This Quantity Surveyor will report to the Regional Commercial Manager and will work within Capital Programme and Procurement based in their Crawley office. You will be a permanent employee. They offer flexible working. The purpose...

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Job description

Our energy client currently has an exciting new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor.  

This Quantity Surveyor will report to the Regional Commercial Manager and will work within Capital Programme and Procurement based in their Crawley office. You will be a permanent employee. They offer flexible working.  

The purpose of this role is to assist other Quantity Surveyors; Regional Commercial Manager and the wider commercial team in providing professional quantity surveying support to the Capital Programme and Procurement Delivery across several long-term contracts.  

To manage (depending on size and complexity) commercial matters for those contracts and projects with regards to contract set-up, management, pricing, service delivery, scope change and dispute resolution to ensure contract requirements are compliant with standards and co-ordinated to maximise profit delivery.  

To support a wider project team, variously comprising Programme Managers; Project Managers; Designers; P6 Planners; Consents Surveyors and Administrators.  

 

Responsibilities:  

• To be commercial lead, or for larger projects to provide support, on a portfolio of client construction projects.  

• To comply with all their guidelines, their goals and procedures, and to identify and report areas of non-conformance to the Regional Commercial Manager and wider commercial management team.  

• Ensure that the project delivery team have acted in line with the Contract.  

• Collaborate with all external and company partners to allow the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in an organised manner, under the guidance of the wider commercial team.  

• Help prepare activity schedules and the presentation of tender documentation, attending interviews and carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons to fixed rates.  

• Work with the Portfolio Manager; Programme Managers, Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and P6 Planners to deliver advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed following the contract and meeting the required reporting deadlines.  

• Manage a programme of current workload, in order that all contracts receive the relevant allocation of resource to manage them commercially.  

• Demonstrate belief and understanding to the team and create confidence even when faced with setbacks.  

• Produce quality reports and follows instructions, questioning the decisions and directions of others where necessary.  

• Assess contractor applications and EWN's and CE's, making recommendations to, raising payment certificates for and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the Project Managers to ensure that only legitimate monies are certified.  

• Collaborate with the Project Managers to update the risk registers and add in new risks arising from the aforementioned EWN's and CE's.  

• Identify principal risks and opportunities, raise, addresses and resolve problems at a project level and support the project delivery team, maintain a schedule of potential costs for the projects.  

• To advise others regarding the application of the different forms of contract in use within the business, predominantly being NEC3.  

• Manage change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are followed by all parties.  

• Become involved in the relevant Annual rate reviews.  

• Review Principal / Main Contractors Subcontracts and identifies where clauses are in breach of Partner policies, making recommendations to achieve compliance.  

• Work with the Senior Project Managers, Project Managers other commercial staff and the Regional Commercial Manager to resolve any contract issues, and in the event of a dispute arising to help prepare the required documentation to justify and strengthen their contractual position.  

• Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to important partners on the preferred option.

Requirements

Qualifications:  

• Quantity surveying experience and a track record in managing varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.  

• Operate with some degree of autonomy  

• Experience of commercial activity in a competitive, client-led construction project management environment.  

• Preferably formally qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.  

• A record of success with experience in similar roles.  

• A desire to work towards a professional qualification or membership of the RICS, CIOB, ICES or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage.  

• Experienced in using Word, Excel, PowerPoint to an intermediate level and some knowledge of SAP and Primavera P6.  

• Clearly communicate with Management and can be concise  

• Good analytical skills to make informed, balanced decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and company partners.  

• Team working skills.  

• Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) Certificate would be advantageous, although specific Health & Safety training will be given.

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