Consulting & Corporate Strategy

Quantity Surveyor

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Our client who are a large European Facilities Maintenance and Construction company are looking to recruit 2 Quantity surveyors on an on going temporary assignment.

Purpose of the role:

To be responsible for managing all costs relating to mechanical / electrical installation & minor works projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures, in order to maximise value for money, while ensuring the required standards and quality are maintained.

You will have an awareness of the commercial market with the ability to demonstrate successful relationship building between company, clients and subcontractors in engineering construction industry.

Objectives:

To support the operational team in the commercial processes to ensure achievement of turnover and profit targets , profitable contracts and sound cash flow performance

Managing risk to improve cost predictability

To ensure all work at every stage of a project is completed on time, within budget and to the correct standard.

To maximise project margin and add value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting.

To drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors

Key Responsibilities:

To provide effective commercial and contractual support to operations on a number of major projects in accordance with compnay procedures
To assist in establishing clients’ requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
To prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
To eliminate commercial risks in tenders during contract negotiations
To liaise with clients’ surveyors on financial matters in order to provide an accurate forecast of final accounts
To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information
To provide assistance and advice to the commercial team on all contractual, financial and commercial activities on specified projects
To ensure timely submission and agreement of applications, cost plans, variation details, claims and other documentation
To liaise with clients on the production and agreement of account details and securing final payment without undue penalty
To maintain sub-contractor control ensuring close administration of accounts and reporting to the Commercial team on all significant debtors
To maintain costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
To review the sales ledger ensure accurate posting of the transactions.
To preform risk and value management and cost control
To carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales
Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts.
To manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable
Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub-contractor cost forecasting
To assist the operational teams with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.
To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information

Requirements:

Essential

Educated to HND or Degree level in quantity or building surveying or a construction-related subject
Demonstrable commercial experience.
Mechanical & Electrical quantity surveying experience in a building services background.
Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
IT Literacy and ability to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
Ability to demonstrate successful relationship building between company, clients and subcontractors in engineering construction industry.
Sound understanding of the implications of Health and Safety regulations
If this role would be of any interest please apply online with your CV or call Jamie on (phone number removed)

Employment Type Temporary

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