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Life Science - Quantity Surveyor - North West

  • Location

    Macclesfield, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Pritty

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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The role requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor to assist in the effective delivery of a framework contract for a blue-chip organisation on behalf of Boulting Ltd utilising the NEC4 ECC. The successful candidate will directly report to the site-based project director, with support from a local team of Quantity Surveyors working across the framework contract.

You will be responsible for managing and developing a range of commercial aspects including overseeing procurement, tendering, contract administration, variations and management of subcontract works packages through to final account.

You'll be keen to minimise risk, cost and maximise value by cost checking and analysis of labour, plant and materials to ensure the best possible solutions are sought for effective delivery.

Framework Contract Information

Boulting are responsible for the effective delivery of our customers annual capital spend over a 4-year contract. The annual turnover of the contract is around £10M working across an average of 50 projects pa.

Boulting have an on-site Design Team and project delivery team offering a Design & Build solution to our customer using direct employees and sub-contract partners.

Annual operating budget: £10 m
Size of projects: Direct management from £25K to £1.5 m
Location of projects: All Projects are run from the PMO site office based in East Cheshire.


Boulting Ltd - TERM Contract Services

Principal Accountabilities

1. Responsible for the successful delivery of projects to schedule and cost targets by personal leadership and members of the project team.

2. Responsible for all cost control activities necessary to optimise and secure the delivery of projects within budget.

3. Ensure compliance with Quality standards on all relevant project activities by personal leadership and through members of the team.

4. Responsible for the effective application of resources to projects by appropriate liaison with Divisional Directors within the Boulting Group.

5. Contribute to the improvement of profitable performance by seeking and applying appropriate innovative 'ways of working' and technical solutions.

6. Maintain and improve customer satisfaction by seeking and responding constructively to feedback.

7. Provide efficient responses to project change throughout the project lifecycle

1. The project life cycle involves significant compliance requirements, particularly with respect to contract legislation - the Job Holder must maintain knowledge in this area and actively manage and communicate the risks throughout the project lifecycle.

2. Well developed people management skills are essential to motivate a diverse team of individuals.

3. Boulting Ltd operates under several different contract structures under the framework of the NEC ECC TERM Services Contract (Scheuled rates Option B - lump sum) and therefore the Job Holder must be familiar with a variety of commercial interfaces and the relationship between the individual project contract and the framework agreement.

5. The range of Boulting Ltd projects is very diverse from refurbishments to new build and can include all Boulting Ltd functions (e.g. electrical, mechanical, HVAC, Civil etc.) therefore the Job Holder must have broad knowledge of all these areas.

6. The Job Holder shall have a willingness to undertake an annual performance 1 to 1 review, to attend and have an active participation in all internal and external training courses


Job Related Experience

Extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a senior role, overseeing projects from concept through to the development stage.

Contract management experience, including planning, estimating and contract financial management.

Knowledge of construction site management and CDM requirements.

Essential Skills, Attributes & Qualifications

  • A degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management
  • Construction industry experience with a main contractor in a similar role
  • Experience working within a framework contract environment
  • You will have experience in reporting
  • Experience with both lump sum and schedule of rates contracts
  • NEC3/4 Contract Delivery experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience
  • Experience in estimating projects utilising different forms of tender
  • Experience with both lump sum and schedule of rates contracts
  • Experience working and providing commercial reports utilising SAGE
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the organisation and clients

Desirable Skills, Attributes & Qualifications

* Experience of using CMAR
* Experience working with P6 Planning software and colleagues to produce commercial reports and forecasts
* Membership of an appropriate professional institution.