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  • Job reference: RMS0197467

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (27/08/18)
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The Role:
A Senior Quantity Surveyor (SQS) will be a key role in a delivery contract, managing the contract administration from the early design plans, through to contract completion. You would make sure that the project meet legal and quality standards and ensuring that clients get value for money. As SQS you will have a sound knowledge / understanding of construction methods and materials and keen attention to detail, with strong evidence of assessments of contracts within the NEC3 suite of contracts, principally options C & E (ECC). You may be working on multiple contracts simultaneously between £1m and £65m.

Pre Contract
* If required, assist the Work Winning Team with assessment of tenders.
* If required, negotiate; contract percentages, amendments to terms and conditions, alterations to Contract Data and Schedule of Cost Components.
* If required, early conditional Subcontract procurement.

Post Contract
* Preparation of applications for payment.
* Preparation of final forecasts of cost and value.
* Assist Project Controls team in vetting contract programme logic and advise on structure of float/TRA/planned completion date.
* Prepare month cost value reports and report to Senior Leadership Team
* Manage change management; recording change, price, coordinate programme implications with Project Controls team, negotiate, advise for escalations and complete / assist in dispute resolution.
* Manage and supervise procurement; Subcontracts, service contracts, manufacture contracts.
* Assist in the management of the Project.
* Assist Project Controls team with risk register
* General Communications
* Internal and external weekly and monthly reporting
* Others as required
* Manage Subcontract accounts through to final account.
* Manage QS, commercial assistants and project procurement teams.
* Act as Delegated Authority for the Head of Commercial.
* Support the Head of Commercial in leadership tasks.
* The role is a project based role. Travel is expected. Our office bases are located in Bamber Bridge, Egremont and Malton.
* Any other duties as reasonably required.

The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 10+ years' post contract experience with demonstration of achieving completion of work identified in the duties and responsibilities.
* Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building, Engineering and Civil Engineering industries.
* Experience with CEMAR preferred (not essential).
* Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
* Ability to work on own initiative and to manage others.
* Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel.
* Excellent communication skills.
* High degree of personal motivation

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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