Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Dates: 06/03/23 – 02/06/23
Location: Birmingham or Euston -Region is Birmingham & Project Site Office is Euston. So applicants based in Birmingham or Euston willing to travel between are required.
Purpose of the Job
Provide pre and post contract commercial support for designated packages of work, including subcontract, materials and direct labour.
Ensures projects are successfully delivered within cost and time constraints.
Acts as a primary interface to work package managers, key stakeholders and suppliers.
Responsible for various work packages within the project, such as but not limited to: Design, Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way.
Incorporating management of the Subcontract process (Including Procurement of)
Manage change control procedures and register, including final agreement of change control values
Manage risk procedures and register, implementing mitigations where necessary
Negotiation and agreement or support to the Commercial Manager of contractual disputes, within the Network Rail contract suite
Provides key commercial interface for responsible work package manager and subcontractor
Provide contractual & commercial support to Project Managers and Engineering.
Responsible for work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management, control and period end reporting
Monitor and actively manage and mitigate work package risks.
Provides Input to internal and external commercial reports as required by Commercial Delivery Strategy.
Project compliance to business governance
Integrate with key project stakeholders, such as but not limited to finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers and employer.
Responsible for maintaining auditable records for responsible work packages in accordance with contractual requirements.
Management of all project contractual correspondence/notification aligned to the specific contract
Support in the development, review, submission and final agreement of Project Tenders - Both Target and Fixed Priced Tenders
Minimum 4+ years Senior Quantity Surveyor experience working within a contractor side project environment. Experience ideally gained in a similar or related industry e.g. rail, engineering, defence, construction 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.
Management of direct / indirect labour, materials, plant and subcontract costs.
Management of the change / variation process from inception to agreement
Period end reporting incorporating earned value, forecasting, analysis to actuals verse forecast etc.
Management of a team to commercial staff (AQS and QS), incorporating building competencies and promoting progression
Good negotiation skills
Implementation of commercial strategies
Able to work with limited supervision
Ability to manage expectations
Strong communicator with excellent written and oral communications skills
Good financial and commercial acumen
Ability to work under own initiative, while maintaining milestone and deadlines
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
• Customer Focus
• Drive for Results
• Process Management
• Innovation Management
• Motivating Others
• Managerial Courage
• Building Effective Teams
Develop for the Future
• Developing People
• Learning on the Fly
Please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.