Senior Quantity Surveyor - Crossrail Electrification - Main Contractor

Pinnacle Recruitment Ltd
North West London
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Company Car + Package + Phone
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
 Senior Quantity Surveyor - London/South East
Project:Rail Projects – Western Outer Electrification
Work Hours39.0 Hours per Week
About the role
Ensures commercial & contractual control and co-ordination for a section of a medium project, or a number of small size projects up to £20m involving a low degree of complexity and/or risk.
What you'll be doing
 The successful candidate will:
•Contribute to the successful Commercial Performance of a limited complexity Contract or section of a medium Project•Ensure full compliance with commercial processes•Ensure effective Main and Subcontract administration•Develop effective relationships with Customers and ensure the timely provision of information to all•Work in conjunction with the Operations team to identify, escalate and mitigate risks•Ensure insurance claims are notified in accordance with BB Rail requirements and that the necessary data relating to claims is compiled•Contribute to the Safety Leadership of the Project/Contract•Ensure that accurate timely commercial advice is provided•Work to exceed expected quality standards, comply with processes and contribute to improvements•Pro-actively support the behavioural safety programme and the Sustainability 2020 Roadmap•Demonstrate the Balfour Beatty Values•Contribute positively to the achievement of high performance across the team
The role will also involve:
•Reporting•Measure and Value •Cost Control & Budget Management•Record Keeping•Forecast Cost to Completion•Applications•Cash flow•Change Management and Claims•Subcontract Procurement•Maximise Income•Client and Supply Chain Relationships•Conflict Avoidance•Dispute Management and ResolutionWho we're looking forThe successful candidate will have:•An understanding of Contract Law and Insurances Knowledge of differing standard forms of contract Working knowledge of risk management•Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles•Ability to provide contract advice to teams•Ability to work as part of a team and to use own initiative•Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines•Enthusiasm and results focus•Effective negotiation skills – with internal and external customers•IT literate•Ability to analyse data•Good attention to detail• Membership of a recognised Professional Institute (ie RICS or CICES) or working towards qualification•Knowledge of the management of company accountsThe role will also include:•Commercial & Financial Awareness•Communication•Customer Focus•Decision Making•Development of Self & Others•Influence & Persuasion•Innovation•Leadership•Planning & Organising•Problem Solving•Results Focused•Team working•Managing S&S
Why work for them
Work for an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.