Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
ATS Recruitment
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£30000 - £50000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor
Peterborough
£30-50k + attractive package

Profile

Our client are looking to strengthen their Commercial team with several Quantity Surveyors/Cost Managers. You will be accountable for the commercial and cost management of a project or programme of projects from inception through to close out. Responsibility to ensure that all operations are carried out to control, costs, maximizing value, minimizing future liabilities and maintaining the required standard and safety whilst ensuring that the maximum efficiencies are obtained and full compliance with the alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures are achieved.

Duties

You will report directly to the Projects Commercial Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include.

Provide an estimating service & / or assist the programme area estimating team to ensure robust estimates are provided that align to scope & make allowance for all risks & opportunities including any necessary analysis, transfer of data to CCMS & the Cost Base
Subcontracts are properly prepared & reflect agreed scope. Subcontracts are properly managed in accordance with contract requirements including compliance with all responses to communications, payments, compensation events, programme submissions etc.
Work closely with the procurement team & PDM to develop & monitor procurement strategy.
Responsible for developing procurement schedule and ensuring timely delivery of goods and services in line with solution cost estimate allowances & programme
Work closely with the site Team, attending site where appropriate, to ensure change is captured.
Ensure robust cost management is undertaken at all times including:- Accurate live forecasting taking into account the programme and reporting in accordance with the respective WBS/CBS- Actual costs are monitored & assessed against baseline, value of work done, solution cost progress, affordability challenges and final outturn calculations, reporting either weekly or otherwise as agreed with the PCM whilst observing Alliance governance - Ensure all efficiencies are reflected in mario charts / reporting in line with client timeline.
Provide reports on actual costs v estimate & identifying underlying reasons for any variance & resolutions, in particular highlight, challenge & resolve variance to latest plans
All GRN's are undertaken in a timely manner in accordance with both Anglian Water and partner system requirements as necessary
Ensure that all project team members (including site staff) understand the contractual arrangements, in order to satisfy Client & partner organisation requirements
Work with the delivery team to ensure project and programme risk mitigation plans are considered, put in place & administered
Ensure that the Alliance Contract is properly administered including timely issue of early warnings, Contractual notices, OCIP etc., in particular ensure that the PCM, IPL & relevant PDM's are kept informed of all relevant commercial issues including contract correspondence, preparing responses where appropriate
Working in collaboration with the Delivery Team to identify implement & monitor efficiency plans throughout the lifecycle of a project or programme of projects
Any withheld, disputed or disallowed costs are reported to the PCM
Any inadmissible costs are not included within the project/programme of projects costs
Ensuring that proper records are kept & maintained so financial information for audits & cost assurance is readily available
Final accounts are prepared timely and accurately
Any other duties as designated by the PCM or CM

Requirements

Civil or Mechanical Engineering background however this is not essential.
Experience in a similar role.
Knowledge of NEC3 Option C form of contract.
Studying towards membership of an appropriate recognised professional institution.
Educated to B tech – Higher lever (preferably degree level in Quantity Surveying).
Strong commercial background.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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