Quantity Surveyor

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum



Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with a leading company as a Quantity Surveyor within their Infrastructure business. You will help to deliver major transport and infrastructure projects nationally to drive sustainable development and economic growth. This role is a permanent position based out of Nottinghamshire. Many of the projects involve complex logistical challenges interfacing with multiple stakeholders and coordination with third parties. Adopting a partnering approach from the outset, we work collaboratively with clients and project stakeholders to develop optimal solutions that provide best value through reduced risk and efficient delivery.

The skills & experience the client is looking for:

• An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent
• Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
• Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement
• Have a civil engineering or building background
• Be able to organise yourself and others workload
• Be able to work in a strong team environment
• Be proactive in your approach
• An excellent communicator
• A high level of diplomacy and customer focused

Daily responsibilities will include:

• Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams
• To ensure draft/outline CTC’s are in place at via communication with Project Managers
• Compile sub contract orders required within the Infrastructure business
• Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
• Produce management information required by Infrastructure and take responsibility for the accuracy of said information (Provisions, cashflows, Applications, Design & SI targets etc)
• Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
• Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with significant input from the site managers and project engineers
• Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for Infrastructure
• Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
• Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements
• Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement
• 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
• Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI’s
• Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
• Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base
• Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met
• Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
• Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
• Work in conjunction with the PM’s and Project engineers to ensure the budgets are not exceeded
• Responsibility of validating sensitive commercial information for other team members prior to submission of said information up the reporting chain
• Management of commercial aspects with the client

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