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  • Job reference: RMS0167730

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: London, SE1
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2016
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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.

The Role:
Our client is looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to assist the Consortium Commercial and Project Managers in administering the commercial aspects of the project.

Main Duties
Reporting to the Consortium Commercial Manager and working with the Project Managers.
Responsible for the day to day management of:-

a) Re-measurement of any work which is based on provisional quantities upon receipt of the electrical design drawings approved for construction by Network Rail.
b) Evaluating subcontractor/supplier Change Requests and Early Warnings working closely with the Project Management and Engineering team and visiting the Sites along the route when appropriate.
c) Participating in the preparation of subcontract/supplier valuations and reviewing progress of the electrical base scope and variation Works on Site with the Project Team.
d) Supply chain management to enable timely input of cost information to the project.
e) Monitor labour, plant and other cost allocations, and report cost deviations to budget.
f) Contract Change management – includes preparing Early Warning Notices and quotations in response to Purchaser’s Instructions and pricing Contract Change Request for review prior to submission to Network Rail.
g) Identifying specific changes and risks.
h) Cost value reconciliations and cost forecasts.
i) Participation in the preparation of Application for Payment.
j) Assisting the Consortium Commercial Manager by providing accurate actual cost information and budget cost allocation.
k) Prepare claims for submission.
l) Assessing and defending claims from subcontractor/suppliers.
m) Management of subcontractor accounts from tender to final account.
n) Administration of the Contract - assessing risk and opportunity and contributing to the provision of commercial advice to the team.
o) Attend client meetings with regards to the projects commercial performance.
p) Undertaking any other duties necessary to deliver the project.
q) It may be necessary occasionally to undertake Sites visits, Sites are located along the railway between Paddington and Cardiff.

**present UK residency required**

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Main contractor experience
Rail and civil engineering experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Membership of RICS/CIOB/CICES or equivalent
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