We Are SSG Coventry, Warwickshire
Jan 19, 2020Full time
Our client is one of the largest construction companies within the UK with internationally-renowned experience in the successful delivery of technically demanding, multi-disciplinary and logistically complex projects. Due to an increasing workload, they now have a requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor from a main construction contractor background to get involved in a recent £10 million Design and Build scheme award in the Coventry area. Commercial experience of constructing manufacturing/steel frame facilities and their interiors would be of benefit. Experience of projects in the range of £5 million to £40 million is desirable but of more importance is solid knowledge and experience of the various forms of contract e.g. NEC, JCT, FIDIC You will take the project lead and provide commercial expertise in the delivery of the contract. The role As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be involved in managing the commercial reports and advice to the management team, ensuring the commercial targets are achieved including project and programme cost, quality and time. Carry out tasks as instructed by various members of the Commercial/Quantity surveying team, such as measurement for valuations Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions Assist in the management and maintenance of the contract cost reporting system as directed by the line manager Prepare cash flows for payments in and out Assist in the preparation of accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value Assist with sub-contract tender process and support the preparation of sub-contract documentation Prepare payment certificates for sub-contract work Assist with the preparation of interim applications for payment Assist with the valuation of variations Assist with the preparation of valuations and claims, ensuring that they are supported by relevant records Assist in the preparation of accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company's reporting process Identify potential risk and opportunities and escalate these as appropriate You will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the commercial plan are completed and will produce contract month end statements and performance reports, as well as feeding commercial project information back to the client. Key Requirements - Proven track record of delivering high value construction projects ideally in the Build sector. Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar discipline. Qualified or working towards, MRICS / MCIOB / MICES. Comfortable interfacing with Senior Management and Stakeholders. Excellent analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decision and reporting findings to Clients and Stakeholders.