Managing QS

Ref No. EMP406909
Salary £45,000 - £60,000/annum
Location Reading, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Leading a commercial team that focusses on the commercial management, commercial assurance of alliances and project delivery. An integral part of the business Commercial area including supporting Sourcing and Contract Management functions.


Provide Commercial Assurance to the Alliance Contracts. Ensure that payments are made on time and in accordance with the Contracts.

The Job

Proven track record in delivery of projects with detailed commercial and contractual knowledge

Main Accountabilities / Outputs

1. Provide Commercial Assurance to the Alliance Contracts. Ensure that payments are made on time and in accordance with the Contracts

2. Ensure that appropriate processes are in place and monitored to ensure that Contractual Compliance is maintained and any non-performance is identified and corrective actions implemented as necessary.

3. Support for the overall management and optimisation of budgets and spend (in conjunction with Finance)

4. Provide Commercial Claim advice and resolve claims as required

5. Assist the Sourcing and Contract Managers with the implementation of robust commercial processes with Third Party Suppliers and provide them with commercial support as required.

6. As a member of the Commercial Assurance Leadership Team, provide commercial advice and guidance to the business as required

7. Actively participate in management and strategic development of the Business Planning function

8. Provide advice regarding Purchaser duties and other tasks under the Alliance Contracts

Skills, qualifications, experience - Desirable

10 years' experience in a commercial role

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar

Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution skills

Knowledge of water regulation (incl. OFWAT price review methodology)

Experience in developing appropriate systems, processes and procedures

Excellent leadership across multi-discipline teams

Excellent communication skills and customer service ethic working with senior stakeholders

Firm grasp of risks associated with delivery of projects

Track record in continuous improvement and ability to deliver against stretching targets

Broad water industry and business knowledge

Self-starter, resilient and tenacious under pressure

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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