Quantity Surveyor

North Midland Construction Public Ltd
08 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

North Midland Construction Plc (NM Group) operates nationally with 11 regional offices and workshops enabling us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships. We provide a complete service offering to the construction industry from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation.

Our six operational divisions provide focused services to customers across our five chosen core market sectors of: Construction, Power, Highways, Telecommunications and Water; providing engineering, construction management and frontline delivery services. We operate within our values of: People, Inspire, Excellence, which remain key to our strategic aims and objectives for growth. We are immensely proud of our family ethos which we are committed to maintaining throughout our business.

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to be based from our Birmingham site, operating within the Severn Trent Water Framework.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by being an integral part of a large strategic project. The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

  • Ensuring that all reporting is accurate and completed to agreed timescales
  • Ensuring the project and programme contract, cost, quality and time targets are met
  • Ensuring prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and ensure that subcontractor payments are dealt with fairly and in accordance with subcontract terms
  • Managing a robust Risk & Opportunities Schedule
  • Supervising, mentoring and encouraging all subordinate staff in their personal professional development including PDP, welfare, safety and competency
  • Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams
  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement
  • Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for NMCNomenca
  • Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
  • Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement
  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
  • Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan
  • Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI's
  • Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
  • Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base
  • Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met
  • Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports

Skills & Qualifications

  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent
  • Ideally you will be RICS accredited
  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80375464

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