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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Swindon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/03/2016
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The Company:
Our Client is a leading international EPC. We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to support the T&D business unit.

The Role:

• Attend progress/planning meetings, identify and report areas of concern regarding the commercial viability of projects to be delivered within budget
• Ensure own workload is planned in an effective way to deliver required outputs in line with agreed timescales and considering the impact on key stakeholders
• Build good working relationships with Operations Controllers and key stakeholders within the project management team. Communication is key in identifying risks to the project and then prioritising workload accordingly
• Prepare and analyse project performance management information present, with commentary, on a monthly basis in the depot review to Senior Management
• Assist in the compilation of the Depot forecast and lead commercially on the reporting and monitoring of this. Any variances between forecast and actual should be quantified and analysed
• Produce target costs for sub -contractors as required and produce incentive schemes for direct labour teams to increase productivity and reduce costs
• Review and interrogate monthly CVR highlighting areas for concern and formulating an improvement plan to reduce the costs
• Monitoring of project performance, workload and cost
• Monitoring of project and programme delivery
• Investigation of anomalies in recording of data
• Ensure correct allocation of costs to projects
• Analysis of project performance, financial and non-financial
• Analyse and interpret management information on projects
• Proactively seek and implement continuous improvement initiatives, and communicate across Alliance for wider implementation
• Monitor sub- contractor performance against productivity targets
• Manage the commercial governance surrounding both the clients and Company procedures including sub contract payments, orders, accruals.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills and Qualifications

• Formal Q.S qualification (HND or BSc)
• Knowledge of NEC(Option C) form of contract
• Project experience, with involvement in change control and risk management
• Knowledge / experience surrounding management of risk budgets and associated analysis
• Experience in the compilation & presentation of cost and value reports / analysis across a portfolio of projects
• Good communication, interaction / team-working, presentation and negotiation skills
• This role also includes supervising an assistant QS in Wrexham so would require trips on a regular basis to supervise the running/ management of this depot
• Good knowledge of Excel essential e.g. pivot tables, vlookups, there will be an excel test on interviewing
• Commercial Thinking
• Excellent time management skills
• Achieving results
• Flexibility to work additional hours as and when required
• Willingness to travel and be away from home (on an ad hoc basis)
• Highly developed co-ordin
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