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Quantity Surveyor - Manchester

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Car/ Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare
Reference: J891593_1493972610
Contact Name: Hannah Huxley
Contact Email: hannah.huxley@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: May 05, 2017 09:23

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project
  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors

Cost Planning including:

    • Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
    • Preparation of elemental cost plans
    • Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
    • Value engineering studies

Procurement including:

    • Providing advice on procurement strategy
    • Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists
    • Preparing and issuing tender documents
    • Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
    • Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations
    • Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
    • Preparation of contract documents
    • Complaint tenders

Post Contract Quantity Surveying including:

    • Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments
    • Preparing certificates
    • Managing change control in accordance with contracts
    • Producing cost reports and cost forecasting
    • Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events
    • Attending progress meetings

  • Promote commercial awareness throughout project
  • Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required
  • Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
  • Developing Commercial Strategies
  • Developing Acquisition Strategies

Candidate:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • Strong technical delivery experience
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body preferred
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
  • Experience in logistics, distribution, major projects desirable
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • Previously employed by a consultancy or end user client
  • Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious

Interested? To discuss this vacancy and other positions within the sector, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Huxley via the contact details below or call me on 0151 737 5560.