Quantity Surveyor

Government
  • UK
  • Contract, 6 months
  • Full time
  • to £385 per year (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Quantity Surveyor located in Blackpool, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, or Sheffield. The pay rate for this role is £385 Umbrella. Job Description: Provide an independent review and budget challenge for all types...

Quote ref: 990035/67646

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Quantity Surveyor located in Blackpool, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, or Sheffield. The pay rate for this role is £385 Umbrella.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Provide an independent review and budget challenge for all types of major projects - providing cost assurance to support change management/control and displaying confidence when making difficult decisions  

Works with Estates colleagues to ensure a holistic portfolio approach is taken across all projects to ensure the most efficient and effective management of company Estates assets understanding the strategic drivers for Estates and the customer, aligning activities to contribute to the wider organisational priorities  

Develop, implement and manage project procurement policies and procedures for projects and programmes of work, communicated to all stakeholders to understand their role in the process.

Requirements

• Strong Commercial experience gained within a Property, Facilities Management or similar complex function within a large, matrix organisation  

• Strong exposure to a wide range of Commercial Development related projects and activities from design phase onwards, applying good commercial principles to multi-site works delivery  

• A detailed working knowledge of construction procurement and contracting strategies and a proven ability to apply the most appropriate strategy to suit specific project characteristics and risks  

• Influential in leading key stakeholders towards Commercial solutions that give a balance of optimal commercial performance whilst delivering on business strategy  

• High level management of key suppliers, able to support negotiations, management or escalation issues, and engage in key decision making that has strategic consequences  

• Understanding and complying with Real Estate and related Statutory, Regulatory and Professional requirements  

• Experience of Project Management - excellent organisational skills supported by robust planning and prioritisation and experience in setting up and managing frameworks to support projects  

• Interpretation and analysis of data to inform decision making  

• Experienced in finance control, procedures and reporting including providing cost reporting and client side assurance role  

• Sound judgement, initiative and prioritisation skills, the ability to delivery at pace and work to tight timescales

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