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Quantity Surveyor

City, Swindon
£50,000 to £55,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
NCS are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor with a Utilities background with preferable experience within the water framework. The role is permanent and based in St Albans. The Role: The Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the Company's objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments. Key Responsibilities: Reporting Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place Carry out cost management including forecasting Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans Processes Help ensure that internal commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit Actively seek to improve processes and procedures Hold a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement External relationships o Help ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions o Ensure that the supply chain is engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions o Build and maintain good client relationships o Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting o Prepare applications for payment o Liaise with the client, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments Internal relationships o Contribute towards effective interaction between the Commercial Team and the operational site teams o Work with site management to forecast predicted spend and cash recovery and ensure that both are kept in line with the target o Share best practices with others and be proactive in advising site teams on costs and management of them Key measures & targets: o Accurate monthly forecasting o Ability to challenge resources and costs o Maintain deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar Key relationships: Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of the Commercial Team o Business Development and Bid Managers o Site Teams o Clients Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria: Essential Previous experience in the construction industry HND/degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge and understanding of Construction Law Previous experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis Have knowledge and experience in estimation and cost analysis Excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Excellent organisation and time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines Ability to work effectively in a team and delegate, but also able to work on own initiative Desirable Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards CSCS card Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary (Approx £50,000), remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provide a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to: Company car/car allowance 5% Company pension contribution Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary Single person's private medical cover Permanent Health Cover If we got this far and you are still reading through this advert, you will want to hear more! So contact Dave (phone number removed) or apply via this advert for more detail
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  • Job Reference: 707265533-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Network Construction Services
    Network Construction Services
  • Location: City, Swindon
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent