Project Quantity Surveyor

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Description

Simpson Booth’s client, a prominent utilities company within Greater London, seek a Project Quantity Surveyor to ensure that all commercial aspects of the projects under their remit are properly managed and controlled, and that commercial strategy is developed and delivered in accordance with the requirements of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

General

  • Provide assistance, support and guidance on all commercial issues within the projects and ensure that commercial staff attain their maximum potential
  • Develop and expand the commercial knowledge of the commercial team
  • Review all commercial plans to deliver maximum margin
  • Provide contractual advice during the tendering process Identify improvements to commercial procedures
  • (Manage the monthly commercial audit process
  • Manage mediation/adjudication claims
  • Ensure the subcontract process is administered correctly to protect the Company

Reporting

  • Complete monthly review of contract results and performance
  • Carry out cashflow and Work in Progress reporting
  • Manage CVRs on a monthly basis to satisfy the requirements of the Business Unit/Company and provide any other reports which may be required
  • Ensure compliance with corporate governance
  • Manage and review cost to complete forecasts

Valuation & Cash Collection

  • Ensure all valuations are submitted on time
  • Maximise monthly valuations
  • Ensure timely collection of cash
  • Deal with claims preparation, final account negotiation and settlement
  • Manage the compensation event process including timely submission with cost information

Audit & Governance

  • Ensure full compliance with Company commercial procedures and corporate governance requirements
  • Carry out audits on various contracts

 

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE JOB

Knowledge

  • Management of a team of quantity surveyors, costing staff and project planners
  • Degree qualified, or equivalent
  • Experience of development and implementation of procedures
  • Civil engineering works experience, including utilities Knowledge of a wide range of contract conditions
  • Strong contractual experience
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of relevant software
  • Ability to solve problems efficiently
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to effectively prioritise a busy workload and meet project deadlines
  • Evidence new ways of thinking which deliver benefits Ability to influence others
  • High standard of knowledge in estimating and/or quantity surveying
  • Use of Construction suite software

Training & Qualifications

  • Qualified to a high standard in estimating and/or quantity surveying (Desirable)
  • Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards
  • Structural or civil engineering qualification (Desirable)
  • Current Driving Licence