The Client My Client is a specialist multi-disciplined practice offering Consultancy and Construction Services across a diverse client base in a broad range of sectors, including: Retail, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Education and Industrial. Due to the large growth they are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor based in Huntington. Salary would be around £60k plus package.
Responsibilities: - Liaising with client stakeholders, designers and the supply chain to clarify scope requirements and to help develop cost effective design solutions. - Advising the programme and Project Manager of information requirements to adequately capture the scope of works in order to ensure all cost items and commercial risks are adequately defined. - Undertaking measurement of quantities and preparing pricing documents for estimating and tendering purposes. - Preparing accurate estimates of anticipated costs and sales values during the concept and feasibility stages. - Providing cost advice on potential design options. - Issue and review new supplier pre-qualification documentation to ascertain suitability. - Preparing tender documents for issuance to the supply chain and ensuring the requirements therein are clearly defined. - Responding to queries raised by tenderers and managing the tender process to ensure parity of tendering and to ensure the tender process is robust and properly managed. - Analysing tenders received, raising tender queries to tenderers, reviewing responses received and producing comprehensive tender reconciliations. Ensure best value is achieved, profit is maximised and that the most commercially attractive tenderer is appointed. - Preparing brief tender reports and clearly communicating recommendations to the Managing Director. - Drafting correspondence on behalf of the Programme Manager and Managing Director for issuance to clients, advising on the scope of works and associated costs, any potential options, key issues and points of consideration. - Liaising with the programme management team to raise orders. Preparing and issuing orders to suppliers and sub-contractors for works packages to programme. - Providing close liaison with the Project Manager, suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure timely management of variations and commercial risks during the delivery phase of projects. Providing regular updates to cost-value reconciliation reports and presenting same to the Managing Director. - Undertaking interim valuations and managing interim payments in liaison with the supply chain, the project manager, the accounts department and the managing director as required. - Chairing weekly internal commercial meetings, tracking progress of the status of commercial matters, planning commercial activities and reporting on the status of actual progress compared to that planned. - Providing assistance and supporting the programme management team and Accounts Department with the preparation of monthly client cost reports. - Liaising with the Accounts Department to ensure cashflow and profit is maximised. - Reviewing invoices received and advising the accounts department of payments that can be made and clearing any invoicing queries and issues with suppliers. - Negotiating and preparing final account statements and producing final cost-value reconciliation reports. - Taking ownership of and maintaining commercial files within the electronic shared data management system. - Liaising with the programme and project management teams to help understand working practices that have achieved both good and less desirable outcomes and to champion continuous improvement within the organisation.
Qualifications & Experience Desirable: - Educated to HNC / HND or Degree level, preferably in a Quantity Surveying or similar discipline, with at least 5 years of experience in a quantity surveying role. - Experience of undertaking a commercial management duties within a property maintenance, shopfitting or refurbishment contracting organisation is desirable.
Essential: - Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel. - Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally. - Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills. - Must be flexible in hours of work and travel, although the role will be mostly office based. - Holder of a Full UK Drivers Licence.
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