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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Property Jobs

  • Job ref:

    94728b073cdef00a

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Client:

    ZipRecruiter/PropertyJobsToday

Job Description

We have been recruiting for this global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets for many years, and we continue to support them. A company who operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. Their Transmission and Distribution division have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join their site in the Nechells area of Birmingham supporting an HV Underground Cabling Project. You will be an experienced Quantity Surveyor with proven ability to manage and deliver the commercial performance of the projects. You shall possess excellent negotiating, communication and supervisory skills and the ability to direct commercial activities within the business environment. You will be responsible for supporting the management in the commercial processes, ensuring that business objectives are met whilst at the same time respecting all statutory and commercial requirements. Your Key Responsibilities * Ensure cost control is maintained on a project basis throughout all functions (procurement, delivery, design etc.) * Provide contractual advice to project and operational personnel. Inform the appropriate management of project contractual issues and points of dispute and resolution. Ensure project personnel understand the application issues of the contractual conditions. * Accountable for the management, collation, interpretation and analysis of project commercial records. * Accountable for the Preparation, review and monitoring against the Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in line with project requirements and the ELF and CVR Procedures. Ensure that the process is effectively managed and delivered. * Identification of risks and opportunities to project spend/budgets. * Manage project subcontract packages, including compensation events, measurements and valuations. * Accountable for ensuring that all Early Warning Notifications, Notifications of Compensation Events, Quotations, etc. produced to the required standards and submitted in accordance with contractual time scales * Manage the compliance and suitability surrounding processes and procedures on a project basis. * Prepare, review and submit applications for payment in the format and time required under the Contract. Agree the application and produce and reconcile differences between application and certified payment. Ensure that a correctly detailed invoice is raised and submitted in a timely manner and monitor payment * Liaising with the Accountants to ensure correct cost reporting. Skills/Experience * An appropriate degree in commercial and / or business management * Have a working knowledge of Transmission & Distribution Projects, preferably underground HV Cabling * Previous and extensive experience as a Cost and Value Quantity Surveyor * Excellent negotiating, communication and supervisory skills * Commercial acumen Being local to Birmingham would be a distinct advantage and must have Proof of Right to Work in the UK