Senior Quantity Surveyor

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £65,000 to £75,000 per year
Our client, a highly reputable contractor is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on one of the biggest water projects in the UK. The right candidate will be joining a skilled and multi discipline team based in London. Some of the main duties for this role include: • Ensure...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 01.07.2024

Managing consultant

Dave Blissett

Quote ref: 513/27738

Quote ref: 513/27738

Job description

Our client, a highly reputable contractor is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on one of the biggest water projects in the UK. The right candidate will be joining a skilled and multi discipline team based in London.  

 

Some of the main duties for this role include:  

• 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.  

• 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 the client is working within and assist in their development and improvement.  

• Ensure that any main contracts entered have terms and conditions that are appropriate for the client, with commercial risks identified.  

• Ensure that the supply chain is engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions.  

• Ensure those good client relationships are fostered.  

• Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting.  

• 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.  

• Accurate monthly forecasting.  

• Ability to challenge resources and costs.  

• Maintaining deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar.

Requirements

Essential  

• HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent  

• Previous experience in the civil engineering industry  

• Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract NEC3 or NEC4 and knowledge of current Construction Law  

• Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycles, 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 their initiative  

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

• Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team  

• Experience working for Contractors, Water experience, able to deal with large amounts of data for open book forms of contract.  

 

Desirable  

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

• CSCS card

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