Quantity Surveyor (x3 All levels)

PMD Recruitment Solutions
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
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
• 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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