Quantity Surveyor

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum



Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a proven Quantity Surveyor with experience in the Telecoms industry. You will be focusing on both Virgin Media and CityFibre contracts. This will include accurate reporting, cost control, cash management and ensuring profitability on projects.

Responsibilities will include:

• Proactive and timely management of cash flow to meet the business unit and divisional targets
• Ensuring that cash inflow is maximised, prompt resolution of any delays and negotiations with suppliers to extend terms where possible
• On project schemes, prepare and present accurate cost to complete forecasts in conjunction with the operational team
• Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams and proactively engage with them to reduce costs and increase value
• Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
• Ensure variations are dealt with in a timely manner and accounts are invoiced in line with the required timescales
• Build client relationships and attend client offices to deal with final account issues through to resolution
• Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with input from the operations teams
• Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
• Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
• Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan and Cash Improvement Plan
• Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
• Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to, that risk to the business is minimised and that the requirements of legislation are met

The experience the client is looking for in you:

• Proven experience within the Telecoms Industry
• An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc or equivalent
• Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
• Highly IT literate and proficient with Excel
• Highly organised and self-motivated individual
• Excellent communication skills with internal stakeholders and external clients
• Ability to organise yourself and others workload

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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