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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Coventry, West Midlands

£50000 - £55000 per annum

Permanent

JOW1/65815

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Coventry

Up to £55,000

Summary of Role:

Responsible to a Commercial Manager for all commercial aspects of the Hard FM contract. Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customers business industry / sector.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Business Leadership:

  • Anticipate and plan change in commercial resource within a project to meet changing demands

Tendering and PreContract Activities:

  • Provide commercial support to tendering process

Start Up of New Projects / Procurement:

  • Has a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of project commercial start up procedures and is actively involved in the implementation of those procedures
  • Ensure that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with company procurement policy and procedures and ensure appropriate records are kept
  • Prepare the basis of the project procurement schedule and ensure the team contribute and complete their relevant sections.
  • Carry out subcontract procurement in accordance with the procurement timetable, in accordance with the company procurement policy
  • Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensure the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections.
  • Carry out gap analysis between packages to ensure full and complete subcontract procurement takes place
  • Prepare subcontract invitations to tender and evaluate tender returns (time, cost, quality and SHE) and make recommendations to appoint and place subcontracts, all in accordance with the company procurement process
  • Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties
  • Applications for Payment and Invoicing Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
  • Develop a strategy for concluding client negotiations

Cost Control:

  • Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
  • Monitor and manage subcontract costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets
  • Ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the data used for cost reduction
  • Monitor resources and costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets, including but not limited to the scheduling of labour resources
  • Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use Accounting and Reporting
  • Produce accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts and contributes toward the setting of financial targets
  • Through understanding of planning and programming and knowledge of financial reporting challenge the rest of the project team(s) to ensure accurate progress reporting
  • Establish and maintain accurate reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

Risk and Opportunity Management:

  • Identify project risks and opportunities early and ensure that they are managed, with risk and opportunity registers in use to minimise the risks and realise opportunities

Change Control:

  • Ensure that any Change is identified and recorded through participation in regular and detailed review of construction information, measured against the contract requirements
  • Ensure that all Change is challenged where the performance of the project could be affected
  • Ensure that the cost (time, and money) of all client Change is recovered
  • Carry out early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation

Programming and Project Controls:

  • Assist and provide advice on programmes regarding the contractual and commercial requirements to mitigate risk, and maximise opportunity

Main Contract Administration:

  • Ensure the project team understands the contractual relationships between the various parties and stakeholders, including the contractual obligations in relation to those interested parties, with particular emphasis to Conditions Precedent
  • Ensure that all necessary contractual notices are put in place, timely and accurately and in accordance with the contractual obligations

CSCS: Required

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) or equivalent in Quantity Surveying essential

Professional Membership: RICS desired

Applications

If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

Due to the vast amount of applications that we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all applicants; therefore only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear anything back within 7 days of submitting your application, you have unfortunately not been selected.

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Posted 9 days ago

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