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  • Job reference: RMS0192248

Quantity Surveyor / Comm

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Darlington, County Durham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Responsible for Commercial activities. To evaluate, maintain and forecast accurate cost and value for designated elements of projects by means of measurement, estimation, calculation, administration, contract (and subcontract) interpretation and negotiation.

Main Responsibilities:
* Commercial Management of projects to ensure positive cash position of the company by timely invoicing and minimising amounts recoverable on projects.
* Commercial Management of projects to ensure variations are issued to clients at the earliest opportunity.
* To review & assist in negotiating acceptable terms and conditions on enquiries to minimise contract risk and to ensure favourable payment terms, minimum bonding and warranty requirements.
* Financial awareness of project costs and forecasting of costs through to completion & assist and monitor the contract review process.
* Represent the company at relevant meetings/discussions - internal / external
* Assist the company in achieving the Annual Budget in terms of profitability.
* Ensure the projects achieve as a minimum budgeted margins and manage project cash flow.
* Ensure the project team realise all opportunities for contract growth through the exploitation of possible new scopes of work.
* Ensure and maximise contract growth through the efficient cost management of the project and the variation to order process.
* Ensure adherence to and awareness of Company Policy and procedures;
* To manage all functions performed within the Commercial Department;
* To identify, evaluate, process and agree variations with client and subcontractors;
* To compile and process applications for payment with clients and subcontractors;
* To administer contractual correspondence with clients and subcontractors;
* Maintain detailed working knowledge of Company's business, contracts, systems and procedures to support Cost & Contracts functions;
* Represent the Company in a professional manner at all times;
* Support the Project Manager in administration of contracts and subcontracts including correspondence, meetings etc.;
* Identify cost trends, potential savings and commercial opportunities;
* Ensure variations are administered

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor or University degree, or comparable working level
* Minimum of 10 years' experience, preferably in the offshore/construction industry
* Strong affinity with both technical and commercial aspects
* Contract / legal knowledge desirable
* Excellent negotiation and networking skills
* Prepared to travel
* Ability to switch between detailed reviews and strategic thinking

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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