Jul 02, 2021

Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • CVLibrary
  • North Acton, London W3, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive Responsible to maximize and protect the company’s commercial position by management of the commercial and administrative functions in respect of a project and provision of commercial support and guidance at various phases of a project as required. Reporting to the Change Lead.  Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.  Main Responsibilities General Duties: * Maintenance of Register of Contractor’s people, grades, timesheets * Provision of commercial and financial reporting information * Ensure compliance with Project standards and procedures in respect of Commercial activities * Subcontract procurement and management * Ensure compliance to Fair Payment Charter, reporting and performance * Control of project documentation and records * Management of commercial staff * Ensure compliance with insurance claim procedure and handle insurance claims * Liaison with Commercial and Technical Staff * Ad hoc duties as job requiredRole Duties: * Liaise and assist with internal and external stakeholders. * Schedule development and management * Resource planning and management * Cost management * Risk and Opportunity management * Development and production of reports on progress, critical paths, resources, schedule risks and any other important issues. (Inclusive of delay analysis) * Input into the capture and monitoring of project risks, issues, mitigations and resolution * Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Policies and maintenance of revisions/changes. * Processes of statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are made clear and implemented on the project. * Review opportunities, mitigations and change across area central; inclusive of management of the appropriate notices and Early Warnings through CEMAR. * Instigation, management and chairing of risk reduction meetings. * Collation and management of squad reviews throughout the lifecycle of the events raised. * Narratives that support said events, with sound engineering knowledge. * Confidence understanding each event, being able succinctly promote and sell the position to the Change Lead and other stakeholders/ Area Senior Leadership Team. * Supporting the team(s) in collating the facts/ evidence to support. * Advise all parties on strategy, making recommendations on how our client’s specific objectives can be achieved in parallel to the Contractors requirements. * Collaborative working with the Client and SCS OMC Team. * Reporting to the Area Change Lead. * Co-ordinate and drive operational and commercial input into change. * Pricing change from first principles. * Take-off’s and Bill’s of Quantities preparation in accordance with methods of measurementThe Ideal Candidate * Degree or equivalent level qualification in Quantity Surveying or related construction subject * Relevant experience in large scale projects, preferably Civil Engineering Contracts. * NEC contract experience * Commercial experience within the construction industry * MRICS desirable * Experience working on large-scale Rail/Infrastructure projects * Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation * Relevant CSCS CardAbout The Company The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds. You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example. HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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