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Rail - Senior Quantity Surveyor - London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lloyd Bailey

  • Contact email:

    Lloyd.Bailey@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH93179_1643370954

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-27

  • Consultant:

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Key Responsibilities..

  • Work with and support the Project Manager(s) on a daily basis, to ensure projects are meeting commercial and financial targets
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with your client and supplier counterparts
  • Contribute to regular and accurate reporting to the Commercial Manager on/for: PHR/CVR/Cash Flow/Weekly Updates etc
  • Accountable and responsible for the project budget and to determine regular commercial forecasts
  • Carry out valuations for the purpose of initial, interim and final payment applications
  • Manage project sub-contractor and supplier accounts in line with the agreed subcontracts and to align with any upstream contractual requirements
  • Identify, notify, value and agree change (variations, compensation events, claims)
  • Work with the Commercial Manager to maximise the recovery of all contractual entitlements
  • Ensure the Works are managed in accordance with the terms of the contract and any conditions precedent therein, not least regarding the times for giving notices and making applications
  • Ensure that all contemporary records are kept by the project team members for use in supporting claims, extensions of time, and the evaluation of variations
  • Support any tender processes as required
  • Promote and maintain professional working relationships
  • Identify project risks and develop and implement mitigation strategies to minimise the commercial effect of said risk



What we are looking for..
Essential:

  • Demonstrable use and understanding of standard forms of contract
  • Adept knowledge of MS packages inc, Excel, Project and Word
  • A working understanding of valuation techniques of construction works including elemental cost analysis of items such as labour, materials, plant, sub-contract and general expenses
  • Ability to use programme analysis and measurement of Earned Value
  • Able to use accounting concepts and forecasting cost and value based on programme and scope of works
  • Understands and has used tools for the management of project and business costs including the use of cost saving techniques


Desired:

  • Detailed knowledge of NEC contracts
  • Knowledge of JCT contracts


Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent


Desired:

  • Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • Professional memberships such as RICS, CIOB, ICES or equivalent
  • Holds a valid CSCS card
  • Hold a full UK driver's license



You will be required to travel to sites and offices as and when required, in line with COVID-19 guidelines. In return we offer a competitive salary and package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, private medical insurance, pension scheme and more!

All employees must demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm in promoting the principles of equality in employment and service delivery.