Quantity Surveyor (x3 All levels)

Recruiter
PMD Recruitment Solutions
Location
Peterborough
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Position
Quantity Surveyor - Peterborough
Job Profile
My client is a leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 900 people. They are a fast growing business with over 250 new people joining our team in 2015 and numbers for 2016 projected to increase further. They are a business who believes in investing in their employees with over £1m spent on training and development last year.

A significant and growing proportion of the client’s work, particularly in the water sector, is delivered through a fully-integrated design-and-construct venture.

Job Description
Accountable for the commercial and cost management of a project or programme of projects from inception to close out, ensuring that maximum efficiencies are obtained and full compliance with all Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures is achieved. Providing a commercial challenge to the operations manager and his team on all project matters.
The role involves a range of duties including monthly valuing of the works and making applications for payment; identifying values and agreeing variations with our clients; agreeing final accounts and reporting internally on the financial and contractual status of schemes including completion of monthly financial forecasts.

Other responsibilities include procuring and letting sub-contract packages, managing sub-contractors with the site delivery team whilst on site and agreeing final accounts.

The successful applicant must be a good communicator and negotiator; with commercial awareness and good IT skills with experience of databases and Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of construction contracts is preferred.

Candidate Specification
• In depth understanding of NEC3 contract packages and their management with the client and the supply chain.
• Experience of managing multimillion pound projects focusing on the mitigation of cost and realisation of efficiencies and innovative ways of working.
• Understanding the fundamental basis of negotiating and driving successful win/win outcomes.
• Experience Managing a Commercial Team.
• A manager that can develop people and instil a commercial mind-set within the commercial team and the greater Project Delivery Team
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Strong commercial awareness
• Team player, who has the ability to self-start and work independently
• Full driving licence
• Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
• A degree or other qualification in quantity surveying would be advantageous but is not essential
• Environmentally and contractually aware
• Experience in the water industry would be an advantage
Benefits
• Company car or Car Allowance (£7-8k) dependent on position and salary
• Pension scheme matched
• Health Care
• Child Care
• 26 days holiday – extra unpaid available
• Company phone and laptop
• Bi-annual bonus 8-10%

If you would like any more information and would like to discuss further please don't hesitate in contacting James Dawson – Director – on (Apply online only) / 07850602097

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