Venesky Brown Recruitment Ltd City, Edinburgh
Jan 14, 2020Contractor
Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager - Quantity Surveyor for a 24 month contract on a rate of c.£250/day (inside of IR35) dependant on experience. Responsibilities: • Ability with draft contracts/ manage/ administer; including instructions/ valuations/ payments/ final account; high commercial awareness and ability to drive out value- even when on site. • Programme production/ management including procurement; high level to detailed/ daily management; ability to review forthcoming/ long lead issues and manage accordingly • Risk management • Contract management; on site • Design management; managing design teams, interrogating information from design team/ prior to instructions - back to driving out value • Candidate is expected to have the ability to manage/competently run projects from inception to completion - this will include both Project Management and/or QS duties and could involve managing internal or external design teams or being part of same. • A mix of both private contracting and QS experience could be beneficial. Candidate should possess a high level of commercial awareness/development experience. • Experience in commercial, education and housing desirable with public procurement knowledge/experience beneficial. • Candidate should have a good personality and be able to motivate the team and able to develop project programmes and strive to achieve them, being able to work within the constraints of a local authority and the restrictive procedural processes and legislation compliance involved and be able to keep a good audit trail, be able to report to/work with the line management/other designated staff to develop and implement procurement strategies yet be able to act on their own initiative to progress matters and manage individual projects as necessary • Due to remote admin support the candidate will also be expected to/ be able to address a variety of office administrative tasks in conjunction with the demands of the post • Car & drivers - candidate will be expected to have their own vehicle and full clean driving license • Job likely to be majority office based but include out of office meetings and site visits etc. Requirements: • MRICS qualified preferred (but not essential if proven track record providing similar services can be demonstrated). • Preparing and saving documentation to file to provide good audit trail is absolutely essential. • PQS background. If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.