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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    £75k - 85k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor – Planned Maintenance

Salary: £75k- £85k + Package

Location: Central London

The Role:

My client, who are a leading construction and regeneration group are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the property services division due to a recent contract win. The main purpose of this role will the day to day commercial control, reporting and management of individually large or complex contracts or a larger grouping of smaller contracts from award up to final account.

This framework will focus on a mixture of major planned works up to £25m per annum

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable, in particular CVR’s, forecasts, team management reports, Commercial Registers, cash flow forecasts, etc
  • Efficient cash organisation including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts
  • Keeping the wider team appraised of progress of all accounts both client and subcontract through to finalisation.
  • Ensuring that payments and notices are affected in accordance with the subcontract and Construction Act and ensure that any commercial threats or risks to projects are identified and communicated
  • Working alongside the procurement team to ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost-effective manner ensuring that the packages are robust with buying gains optimised.
  • Manage the timely production of the Final Accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to ensure the best result, evaluation and agreement of all variations, extensions of time, loss and expense claims.
  • Support the bid and business development processes through liaison with the relevant teams and personnel, co-ordinating and providing constructive commercial input, as required
  • Ensure the effective commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Lead on effective risk management and protect business reputation.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are accurate and are optimised where possible.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties.
  • Ensure contract KPI’s are incorporated into any subcontract orders
  • Consistent review of cost, risk and partnership improvement plans.
  • Completion of the month end CVR reports accurately and in line with reporting timetable
  • Implement all our policies, company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliance across all projects.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate direct reports, ensuring development needs are identified and the PDR process is consistent across all staff without exception.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge and protection of the contractual position.
  • Commercial ability to boost value recovery, ensure cost control and cash flow
  • Understanding and understanding of measurement and valuation, budgets and forecast management, final accounts, subcontract orders and buying.
  • Formulation and understanding of CVR’s and supplementary financial reports.
  • Management and development of direct reports

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