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George Cartwright

Recruitment Consultant

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Listed: 16 Feb 2024
  • Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • North West England

Senior Quantity Surveyor| Large construction contractor| Manchester

The company: 
You will be joining one of the largest construction and civil engineering contractors in the UK and Ireland. 

They are looking for someone to look after their project portfolio of some of the biggest Civils infrastructure projects in the Northwest, and includes (but not limited to) commercial buildings, sub stations, highways frameworks, data centres, and bridges.

The role: 
As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of the commercial team on the project, overseeing aspects of commercial management including client management, application/payment/cash management, internal reporting, procurement and supporting staff development. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Integrate the commercial strategy, amending with MQS to suit project as it develops.
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge the other members of the team and the construction process.
  • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate s/c & finalising s/c orders, financial & commercially manage to Final Account completion.
  • Prepare & present forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations.
  • Prepare & agree valuations, including generating certificates & invoice/payments.
  • Variations prepare with adequate/appropriate records, agree as works progress.
  • Update projected Final Accounts on regular basis and prepare, submit & agree Final Account in a timely manner.
  • Involvement in value engineering & design development
  • Prelim controls/monitoring - establish & maintain
  • Site records/admin & document control
  • Insurance & warranties
  • Manage & oversee the junior commercial staff.
  • Tender - Support & work with the pre-construction department in tenders & 2-stage tenders
  • Cash management - ensure timely payment & adequate cash management positions are maintained.
  • Commercial appreciation 
  • Behavioural based safety 
  • Adjudication/ dispute resolution.
  • Leadership & delegation skills.
  • Introduction to management 
  • Legal appreciation/ overview.

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