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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Hays
Location
Essex
Salary
£65000.0 - £80000.0 per annum + Competitive salary + package
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Senior Management

Job Details

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is responsible for leading all commercial aspects of the project, providing commercial support and advice to the team to aid decision-making, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with the contractual requirements.


The Senior Quantity Surveyor will monitor contract progress against the agreed programmes, control costs against agreed budgets/end cost forecasts, prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts, prepare and agree any necessary claims for reimbursements and for loss and expense and will liaise with the customers and third parties on all commercial matters.


It is the Senior Quantity Surveyors' responsibility to evaluate potential implications for dispute resolution and to contribute and develop appropriate quality, health & safety, welfare and risks in accordance with the companies' management systems.

  • Preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for budgets.
  • Ensure subcontractors are pre-qualified in accordance with management systems.
  • Procurement of Sub-Contractors and preparation of Sub-Contractor order documentation.
  • Assessing and certification of subcontractor interim payments and ensuring required Payer / Pay-less notices as issued.
  • Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues and identification and management of commercial risks.
  • Production and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliation on projects.
  • Establish, maintain and enhance effective working relationships.
  • Plan, allocate and evaluate work carried out by teams, individuals and self.
  • Assist in managing the commercial team and supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors.
  • Ensure effective interaction between the commercial and operational site teams.


Qualifications:
Essential Criteria

  • Degree Qualified
  • Construction Experience, and preferably Healthcare experience
  • Good knowledge of construction contracts, particularly the JCT & NEC Forms of Contract


Experience Required:
Essential

  • Sound Commercial Awareness
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • High levels of organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent numerical, IT and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast environment
  • Ability to work on initiative with minimum supervision
  • Ability to travel frequently to the site, as and when required


What's in it for you?

  • Flexible and Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Life Assurance


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