Managing Quantity Surveyor

Water & Utilities
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £55,000 to £65,000 per year
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They currently have a new opportunity for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their industry business sector in Cheshire, London or Whitehaven. This business sector contains a number of...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/108942

Quote ref: 1061/108942

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They currently have a new opportunity for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their industry business sector in Cheshire, London or Whitehaven.  

This business sector contains a number of blue-chip client organisations and as a result some of the projects they work on are high profile and have a high capital value. They are looking for individuals that can manage commercial activities on site for the client and form part of a team approach to project delivery. The Candidate will be a key member of the relevant site-based client team and have the responsibility of day-to-day client liaison including continuing to develop their business profile within the client office and secure repeat work and new business. This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual with an experienced background in the industry sector, ideally process, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, or nuclear to join their team; in return our client will provide the necessary support to develop your career to the next level.  

 

Role Responsibilities:  

- To be based on the client site in Cheshire 4 days per week.  

- Responsible for management of the QS team, ensuring compliance with the clients Project Control processes and procedures including delivery of technical training.  

- Provision full quantity surveying duties.  

- Production of various classes of project estimates including commercial risk registers.  

- Perform project audits and peer review of sanction estimates.  

- Maintain “waterfall” charts to track the key movements through estimate development through project approval gates.  

- Implement the standard Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) principles from the early inception of the project.  

- Advise on contract strategy and timescales including commercial strategy.  

- Estimating/cost planning trough all project phases.  

- Production of Contract Documents (Project, Term, Specialist).  

- Formal monthly project reporting.  

- Monitoring all work executed, at all stages, to ensure that an accurate and professional service is offered.  

- Implement change control processes and management.  

- Guidance of team members in technical and contractual obligations and duties.  

- Professional interface with other disciplines and the client's representative.  

- To ensure that reports are delivered on time to the client.  

- To provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice.  

- Service delivery to the clients and act as primary interface, ensuring they continue to secure the client’s confidence.  

- Effective management of internal job costings in relation to the fee and services to be provided and resource requirements.  

- Productive supervision of subordinates including adequate organisation, planning, monitoring and control.

Requirements

- BSc in Quantity Surveying Ideally Chartered.  

- Proven ability to demonstrate the effective delivery of QS duties.  

- Fully experienced in Industry Sector Projects.  

- Ability to manage a team on major/complex projects.  

- Demonstrate an understanding of overall project requirements and the ability to advise clients knowledgably on overall project costs.  

- Demonstrate effective leadership and high commitment in order to achieve goals.  

- Proven record of client liaison and achieving client satisfaction.  

- An innovative and proactive approach to your work.  

- Ability to solve problems.

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