Senior Quantity Surveyor for leading Highways Maintenance Contractor

Recruiter
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Neg
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
17 Mar 2017
Ref
LBCUK
Job Type
Permanent

Our client, a large Highways Maintenance company, is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their London team! We're looking for someone with 5 years post graduate experience who has worked in Highways or Term Maintenance.

Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities:

  • Check subcontract requisitions and quotations for scope coverage, attendance requirements, quantities, rates, programme delivery and overall value for money.
  • Produce monthly subcontract Payment Certificates for approval and issue.
  • Assess and agree subcontractors' Applications for Payment.
  • Liaise with Operational Managers and Site Supervisors on a regular basis regarding Early Warnings, Compensation Events and other site requirements.
  • Produce NEC3 contracts for subcontract works and Professional Service Contracts for consultants.
  • Maintain accurate cost and value records for each maintenance activity and scheme.
  • Manage subcontract Final Accounts on a monthly basis, and prepare subcontract final accounts.
  • Provide commercial support to all Operational Teams, Project Managers and Budget Holders.
  • Carry out annual benchmarking as required.
  • Support the Commercial Assistant in keeping the subcontract approvals register up to date.
  • Ensure applications for payment are maximised and submitted on time.
  • To follow and utilise the Business Management Systems.
  • Demonstrate added value in service delivery to the Strategic Alliance Partnership between this company and the Client.
  • Carry out 360ยบ reviews with Subcontractors and the Clients Operational Managers on an annual basis to assess contractual, operational and commercial performance for each financial year.

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to operate and understand Financial Cost Systems and operate Excel spreadsheets
  • An understanding of the contract with the Client and its application
  • Ability to conduct effective negotiations with both the Client and Subcontractors
  • An understanding of the principles of measurement within the Highways Maintenance environment
  • An understanding of all forms of NEC3 contracts
  • Located in Buckinghamshire or willing to relocate
  • Highways or Rail experience is essential