Supervising Quantity Surveyor

£60,000 - £72,000 per annum

Derbyshire

Permanent

Job Description

Our client, a leading construction, civil engineering and water utilities main contractor, is looking to employ a Supervising Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to ensure the successful financial delivery of multiple challenging highways projects working with National Highways and Local Authorities from pre-contract award through to post completion, as a key member of a successful management team using your commercial expertise and wealth of knowledge, and to manage contracts, maximise the cash flow and margin as well as assessing, reviewing and mitigating commercial and contractual risks protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, and leading a commercial team, the right candidate would need demonstrable experience of the responsibilities below.

Responsibilities:
• Management of commercial project delivery by a team comprising varying levels of Quantity Surveyors ensuring adherence to the commercial procedures and governance of the Business
• Management and collation of data for input into various internal and external framework level reporting requirements
• Ensure projects deliver to minimum margin expectations through cost control and value management
• Review and management of monthly cost value reconciliation (CVR) reports
• Review of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts for projects
• Review and negotiation of final accounts (Main and subcontract)
• Advising on procurement issues
• Management of cost and risk
• Provision of commercial and contractual support and advice to the framework senior leadership team
• Input to customer care of all the stakeholders involved in the projects
• Promotion of positive image of the company’s name to protect and promote the brand name
• Motivation of team members to gain their commitment and support ensuring their optimum input into the projects
• Leading team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company including the undertaking of annual and interim PDRs for subordinates
• Development of supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of projects and the Framework
• Be a single point of contact for strategic suppliers
• Input to business continuity processes

The Person:
• Qualification at degree level (or equivalent qualification)
• Comprehensive experience in a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor
• Relevant experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g., Highways England and Local Authorities ideally structures (bridges, roundabouts etc) experience, ideally with large project exposure and excellent NEC 3 contract experience.
• Strong commercial/contractual knowledge
• Experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment.
• Valid CSCS card
• Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and COINS (or equivalent)

Desirable:
• Further professional qualification or membership
• Contacts at senior level in appropriate client and supply chain organisations

Minimum experience needed:
• Significant demonstratable experience as a Quantity Surveyor with a medium to major size Civil Engineering contractor.
• Experience on projects with major clients.
• Experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment.
• Experience using Cost Control Systems and IT literate.

Qualifications needed:
• Qualification in Quantity Surveying at Degree level (or equivalent)
• CSCS card

If rate of pay is a sliding scale, what is needed to get to the top amount:
• Further qualifications or professional memberships in Quantity Surveying.
• Significant demonstratable experience as a Quantity Surveyor with a medium to major size Civil Engineering contractor, mainly on highways projects.
• Significant Demonstratable experience on projects with major clients, specifically Local Authorities or Highways England.
• Contacts at senior level in appropriate client and supply chain organisations
• Experience using Cost Control Systems, specifically COINS, and IT literate.

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

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luke.taylor@linearrecruitment.co.uk

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