Quantity Surveyor

Chevron Traffic Management Ltd
Wellingborough, UK
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Exciting Career Opportunity - Quantity Surveyor

As a result of our continued growth, we now have a superb new role to join us as a QS based at our Finedon depot

Are you an experienced QS? Do you boast a good understanding of NEC 3/4 Contracts? Do you possess strong excel skills? Are persistence and determination on your list of personal attributes? Are you highly motivated and able to adapt quickly and efficiently to ever-changing situations?

If you are up for a challenge and are hungry to carve out a progressive career, then you can play a key role within Britain's leading Traffic Management company. This truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Chevron Traffic Management is a leading specialist in the delivery of temporary traffic management across the UK.

Our innovation in service delivery, using the deployment of digital products and assets to offer transparent reporting of real time data pertaining to work-zone safety areas has helped cement our success and enviable safety record. We have grown both through acquisition and organic growth, from a business employing 470 people across 13 sites to a Group now offering 23 operational units and with in excess of 1080 employees.

It is fair to say that now is a great time to be joining the business. We believe in offering our people the best possible opportunities, with extensive support to gain professional qualifications, and we go the extra mile to recognise and reward potential.

About the role:

The Quantity Surveyor role is a key role within the Chevron business, reporting directly to the Commercial Manager. As Quantity Surveyor, you will assist the Commercial Manager in ensuring efficient contract delivery.

Your main roles and responsibilities will be:
  • Preparing estimates and quotations for a variety of clients
  • Pricing Targets for Option C Contracts
  • Managing change control (Compensation events, early warnings)
  • Negotiating contractual claims
  • Reviewing contracts, identifying risk and opportunities
  • Applying for annual increase in rates
  • Raising applications and invoices
  • Cash collection and management of Aged Debt
  • Managing costs, assessing, and approving for payment
  • Inputting into budgets and forecasts for reporting
  • Managing change control (Compensation events, early warnings)
  • Managing Value through Month End Process
  • Managing numerous contracts and varying deadlines
  • Increasing Margin against budget

You will also work closely with the Senior Leadership team, providing them with timely agreed reports and will also provide procurement strategy input to the Depot Manager and Commercial Manager.

Predominantly based at our Finedon depot, a willingness to travel is also required as this role will include trips to our Head Office based in Thame; and also to different depots and sites. Subsequently, a full driving licence with your own transport is essential.

About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are commercially aware, logical, meticulous, and engaging in the way you work. You have great communication both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You thrive working on your own initiative, solving problems and are a sound team player. You boast extensive excel skills and are flexible in your working approach.

Qualifications & Skills:
  • 2+ years relevant experience OR HND or higher

  • Strong Excel knowledge (test will be administered during interview)
  • Month End Reporting, (Cost & Value review) experience working alongside the Finance Department
  • Able to communicate confidently with Clients.
  • Working knowledge of NEC3/4 Contracts
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

*Please note - Due to high volumes of applicants, previous applicants need not apply*

If you think that you are up for the challenge and would like to work for the UK's leading Traffic Management firm, we would love to hear from you today.

Please send your CV and covering letter and apply today!
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