Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref No. BHN543584
Benefits car allowance
Location Birmingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

Our water and environment construction client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis in the Midlands supporting large civil infrastructure projects.

Important

Previous water industry experience is desirable

The Job

Our water and environment construction client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis in the Midlands supporting large civil infrastructure projects.

The location of the role is hybrid, and the candidate will ideally be able to be on site three days per week.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining good relations with clients and their representatives.
  • Representing the Company's interest at meetings held relating to the work under their control.
  • Supporting staff to perform commercial/contractual duties as necessary.
  • Liaising with other departments to provide information to improve the service provided and received by the Commercial, Financial Departments
  • Preparation of monthly, interim and final valuations, applications for payment, reconciliations of valuations and costs, and certification of amounts for contract, sub-contractors, specialists and suppliers.
  • Providing the necessary information to enable an accurate and regular review of cash flow and position on contracts to be maintained.
  • Recovery of all monies to which the Company is entitled in return for all work undertaken.
  • In conjunction with the Procurement Manager, placing of supplier agreements and sub-contracts on work under the Quantity Surveyor's control.
  • Providing support, guidance, training and mentorship to develop the commercial team.

Duties

  • Ensure understanding and adherence to all contract obligations by stakeholders.
  • Prepare detailed projected financial outcomes and valuation, cost reconciliations for contract control meetings.
  • Liaise with other departments to provide controls to operate during progress of contracts.
  • Prepare, submit and agree interim and final valuations with client representatives.
  • Prepare contract final accounts.
  • Ensure that supplier agreements & sub-contracts are placed, managed in accordance with Company procedure.
  • Ensure that all instructions received from client's representatives are acted upon and all contract obligations are adhered to.
  • Ensure the company's interest are fully protected by contractual compliance.
  • Organise, in liaison with senior management, the preparation of contractual claims.
  • Provide the Commercial Manager with sufficient information to enable the preparation of monthly and quarterly records of cash flow controls to be maintained.
  • Advise senior management of all issues which may have an impact on the performance of the Company, whether commercial, operational or otherwise.
  • Ensuring that HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented and maintained.
  • Provide contractual support to the project teams.
  • Ad hoc duties as job requires.

Skills/experience/qualifications

  • A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering (or similar) from a UK or Irish University to support your competency in the role.
  • Diploma in Construction law would be advantageous.
  • 5 - 10 years + relevant experience required.
  • Must have experience in supporting large civil infrastructure projects.
  • Strong commercial focus.
  • Experience in Public Works Contracts in Ireland or UK is essential.
  • A member of the relevant Professional Institution.
  • Full Clean Irish/UK/EU Driving License.
  • Authorised to work in the UK.
  • Strong NEC3/4 experience.
  • Pro-active attitude.

Benefits

  • Salary package in line with experience
  • Car allowance
  • Company pension
  • Hybrid working

 

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