Senior Quantity Surveyor

Railways
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This is a permanent role with one of our Rail Clients. Our client collaborates with customers, integrates their suppliers and develops their people to deliver assured, sustainable and efficient transport outcomes. This is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor located in London. Responsibilities include: • Set...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.05.2024

Managing consultant

Amran Ahmed

Quote ref: 0/25907

Quote ref: 0/25907

Job description

This is a permanent role with one of our Rail Clients. Our client collaborates with customers, integrates their suppliers and develops their people to deliver assured, sustainable and efficient transport outcomes. This is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor located in London.  

 

Responsibilities include:  

• Set profitability targets with the team, develop procurement strategy, and regularly produce financial progress reports  

• Timely procurement, negotiation, and administration of subcontracts in accordance with procurement strategy  

• Secure the best possible (value and timing) payments from the client in order to maximise cash flow. Ensure that payments are applied for and received in accordance with the contract  

• Make sure that the client is always aware of their financial and commercial expectations  

• Ensure that all necessary insurances, bonds, guarantees etc are in place. Ensure the timely release of bonds and retention  

• Production of CVCs, Cashflow, and End Day Forecasts, and ensure that all are kept in line with targets and project strategy  

• Monitor progress against programme (including subcontractors) in support of the site management  

• Undertake preparation and agreement of internal and external valuation/final account to ensure recovery of full entitlement in accordance with the contract  

• Participate in regular risk reviews and problem solving  

• Ensure timely compliance with contractual obligations and provide advice and guidance to the team as necessary  

• Participate in all necessary dialogue to make sure that their commercial interests are always properly considered  

• Influence and contribute in resolution of all disputes that have a commercial impact  

• Training, teaching and mentoring other members of staff as appropriate  

• With a keen eye for detail, you will ensure that all aspects of your role are delivered efficiently and to a high standard.  

 

Some of the main duties include:  

• Supporting Bid Manager  

• Putting Tenders together  

• Providing Estimates  

• Pricing works

Requirements

• Rail background  

• Civils background  

• NEC3 contract experience  

• Degree qualification (RICS accredited or equivalent) is desirable, or ability to demonstrate a proven track record in quantity surveying / commercial management within the sector.  

• Working towards an industry professional qualification (RICS or CICES) is desirable.  

• A solid knowledge of commercial and financial procedures and reporting will be vital in ensuring compliance as well as a general knowledge of Railway Construction works.  

• Ability to time-manage, set priorities and work to strict deadlines.  

• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products especially Excel and Word.  

• Strong desire to further Client relationships whilst ensuring that contractual entitlements are not compromised.

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