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  • UK, London
  • from £65,000 to £75,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time

Our Client is a major UK infrastructure specialist are looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their team in the Greater London / Hertfordshire areas.

The Managing Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting

Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level

Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place

Carry out cost management including forecasting

Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy

Processes

Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit

Actively seek to improve processes and procedures

Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement

External relationships Ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for Client, with commercial risks identified

Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions

Ensure that good client relationships are fostered Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting

Internal relationships

Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams

Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors

Key measures & targets:

Accurate monthly forecasting

Ability to challenge resources and costs

Maintaining deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar

Key relationships:

Commercial Manager

Requirements

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

Essential

HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent

Previous experience of the civil engineering industry

Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge of current Construction Law

Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations

Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis

Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative

Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines.

Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team

Desirable

Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards

CSCS card

  • Quote ref: 513/21091

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