Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • Undisclosed per annum

Managing Quantity Surveyor
Newark, Nottinghamshire
£highly competitive

Are you an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor looking to lead pre-contract and post-contract surveying functions for a forward-thinking company?

The role:

  • Assist the Commercial Manager to recruit additional commercial resource required to deliver the project.
  • Effectively communicate with the Commercial Manager on a daily basis advising of any issues that may affect the cost, value or margin on the project.
  • To identify and manage risk associated with each contract through detailed assessment and maintaining risk registers.
  • Placement of subcontract orders to step down contractual terms and manage risk, including placement of ITT’s and ensuring notices and payment are made on time.
  • Ensure subcontract accounts are managed within budgets and subcontracts/final accounts are signed and agreed in a timely manner.
  • Collation, analysis and presentation of monthly CVR contract reports, including cash forecasting, risk and opportunity analysis, variation accounts and contractual status.
  • Financial, contractual and legal control of contracts and sub-contract/consultant activities. Strong contractual and legal knowledge to ensure all necessary notices are served promptly and the company’s position is safeguarded.
  • Dealing with Subcontract disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current legislation.
  • Timely and properly recorded Applications to Clients.
  • Producing Project Variations including tracking documents and assessment of value taken to monthly Cost Value Reconciliation document
  • Final Accounts – assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the client to ensure expectations are aligned.
  • Successfully manage contractual dispute resolution both up and down stream.
  • Ability to lead from the front and motivate / influence others to exceptional performance.
  • Deliver and improve on margin expectations.
  • the successful candidate will need to visit the client, design team, and site as and when required.
  • You will have responsibility for the commercial and financial administration of this project including the responsibility for the profit and loss of this project

Knowledge and skills:

  • A good knowledge of construction methods and materials.
  • Budget handling skills.
  • Excellent IT and maths skills.
  • A methodical approach to work.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A good understanding of building contracts terms and conditions, and their legal and operational mechanisms.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent understanding a good experience of turnkey construction projects.

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