Senior Quantity Surveyor - D&B Projects up to £10m

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 by CV-Library

Greater London, United Kingdom
Construction
Immediate Start
£60k - £75k Annual
Full-Time
The role of the Senior Quantity Surveyor is to take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of designated projects within a Division in order to control and maximise the company`s profitability, protect the company`s legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include managing other commercial and operational resources, ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and commitments to Subcontractors. In addition ensuring cost reports and the like are real time, managed, completed on time and. Reporting directly to the Managing Surveyor / Commercial Manager.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

- To manage a commercial team to deliver the commercial objectives of the business on designated project(s).

- To develop strong customer relationships with key clients and Consultants.

- To take overall responsibility and accountability for the commercial elements on a project(s).

- To offer assistance, support and mentoring to other team members

- To take a keen interest in matters outside of merely just the commercial issues.

- To promote inter-departmental teamwork in the strongest possible manner with appropriate behaviours.

- To assist the Operations Manager with pre-start planning and programming

- To aspire to the highest standards of timely Sub-contract procurement and commercial management

- Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts, communicating effectively to minimise risk and disputes.

- Change management control securing the best possible outcome for the business.

- Profit and delivery maximisation and efficiency

- Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities

- To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting

- Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout

- Assist the Operations Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work

- Liaise with the Commercial Manager / Operations Manager over contractual issues and take action as required

- Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner

- Process subcontractor requests for payment in accordance with their sub-contract terms.

- Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designation projects

- Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases

- Attend project and company related meetings

- Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by any contractual or financial arrangement

- Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation and commercial risk.

- To communicate with all staff, clients, consultants and residents in a professional manner

- Assist in ensuring company with Health & Safety

- Any other reasonable management request

- Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group collecting all contract cash on time.

- Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors

- Maintaining and developing professional relationships with the Client and Consultants to help future business development

- Ensure that proper and composite records are maintained on all relevant matters including areas of risk.

Qualifications

Required Experience & Qualifications:

Essential:

- HND / HNC Level in a relevant construction acknowledged course

- Experience within a senior surveying position reporting to either a commercial manager or director, with a proven?

- Excellent verbal communication skills

- Good level of numeracy

- Good influencing skills

- Experience within a senior surveying position working closely with key members from the client (building and maintaining relationships)

Desirable:

- BSc in a recognized construction degree

- IT Skills - Ms Office, Excel, Project, Word, etc

Reference: 211942281

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