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  • Job reference: RMS0182179

Subcontract Manager

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/07/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/08/17)

The Role:

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor with particular strengths in the management of subcontractors including the tender process through to award, delivery and final accounts?

I am currently working with a Client to recruit a Subcontracts Manager to support the delivery of the some of the largest projects taking place in the UK today.

This role will find you sitting within our Client's Power Grids division, Staffordshire office, within the EPC Projects Business.

This position will support the EPC Projects Business to successfully deliver projects and meet the business objectives whilst achieving commercial advantage through the management within a project environment of the main subcontracts placed to delivery overall scope of large project. Working with tendering to prepare scope and select suitable subcontractors, through to effective contract award in line with budget, scope and timescales, managing with supporting site QS, the overall delivery of subcontracts.

The position of Subcontracts Manager will have a variety of responsibilities comprised in different functions of the role including, but not limited to:
Operations
- Working with Project Commercial Manager to develop subcontracts used in projects, may at times be required to assist in development of Project documentation.
- Working with the Tendering team to assist in the tender, evaluation and award recommendation of contracts with regards to job scopes and specifications.
- Responsible for evaluating tenders to ensure compliance with contractual terms and pricing structure.
- Ensures appropriate completion of all documentation relating to subcontracts during tendering process, participates in internal project risk reviews where relevant, and ensures proper follow-up and completion of all agreed mitigation measures.
- Will assist in the negotiation and resolution of contractual matters as well as expediting the timely execution of the agreement, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Project Manager.
- Responsible for the on-going administration of the subcontracts during project execution ensuring the management of the subcontractor to the pricing, scope and programme in accordance with the agreements. Full cradle to grave management of subcontractors.
- Prepares subcontract documentation deliverables.
- Prepares project specific procedures regarding claims notification and documentation towards, suppliers, and insurance.
- Assisting with negotiation of changes to the subcontract agreements or additions to the agreements.
- Responsible for administering changes in accordance with procedures set forth within the subcontract agreements.
- Responsible for administering holdbacks and retentions when required
- Provide regular reports on the status of contractual matters and oversee the verification reconciliation, tracking and reporting of contract costs.
- Administration of Corporate Contracts which may include claims and disputes.
- Ensure that contract awards are in line business needs and strategy.
- Assist on the development of RFP & Contract Templates to meet the needs of Project Execution Plan and Procurement Strategy.
- Provide assistance to draft new Contract Templates and ensure appropriate to meet needs of the Procurement Team.
- Supports negotiations on frame contracts with external partners - particularly civil construction partners.


If you are interested in discussing the role further then please call Jonathan Metters at Fircroft on 01925 - 281 - 445 or send your CV through for review.

The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

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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