Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Working in mobility division of this renowned global engineering and technology pioneer where you will join their mission as a leader in transport solutions to shape connected mobility through seamless transportation from first to last mile, improving quality of life for our global population.

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The Senior Quantity Surveyor role itself which is an exciting opportunity for an experienced QS to join their rail Infrastructure business based in Birmingham. You will be responsible for providing a dedicated and professional pre and post contract commercial management service to this new and developing team. More specifically:

  • Provide company with post-contract commercial support for designated packages of work, including subcontract, materials, and direct labour.
  • Ensure projects are successfully delivered within cost and time constraints
  • Assist with commercial management of various work packages as directed. These may include: Design, Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way
  • Be responsible for work package change control and management
  • Provide key commercial interface for the responsible work package manager
  • Provide contractual and commercial support to Project Managers and Engineering
  • Be responsible for work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control
  • Monitor and actively manage and mitigate work package risks
  • Provide input to internal and external commercial reports as required by Commercial Delivery Strategy
  • Ensure processes and document control align with the appropriate company standards
  • Work with and collaborate with key partners, e.g.: finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers, and client
  • Be responsible for maintaining auditable records for responsible work packages in accordance with contractual requirements

You will have

To be successful as Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Substantial Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator experience working within a contractor side project environment. Experience ideally gained in a similar or related industry e.g. rail, engineering, defence, construction, IT etc.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent and/or hold or working towards professional qualification (RICS, IACCM or similar)
  • Strong track record in a contractor side, project environment
  • Able to manage both direct labour and subcontract costs
  • Ability to estimate change/variations using various methods
  • Able to forecast cost and measure cost of work complete
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to manage expectations
  • Ability to manage commercial strategies
  • Strong communicator with excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Good financial and commercial acumen
  • Ability to work under own initiative with limited supervision and under cost or time-critical conditions
  • Good contractual knowledge and experience
  • Confident and able to deal externally and internally at all levels
  • Ability to operate effectively within a team environment
  • Strong computing skills in MS word, excel, project and MS Outlook

You will get

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will enjoy a competitive salary of £50K-£55K + Package

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13 September 2021
Quantity Surveyor
England, Birmingham
£50K-£55K + Package

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