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Managing Quantity Surveyor - London

  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
  • Location: West London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC-25840
  • Date posted: 08/11/2018
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Job description

Job Title
Managing Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager

London, West London, Reading, Slough, North London, Watford

Salary / Benefits
£70,000 circa plus generous package

Start Date
Immediate start available

Company Information
My client is an industry leading global, multi sector engineering and construction company delivering world class infrastructure projects. As a result of continued expansion, they are seeking to increase their commercial structure.

To be suitable for the position you must have
- Proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction, Power or Civil Engineering Industry.
- Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement
- Understanding of programming techniques and project controls.
- Proven Management Skills.
- Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint).
- HND/Degree qualification
- Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS) or equivalent.
- Full driving license.

Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have
- Experience of delivering National Grid or UKPN Installation Projects
- Have worked for a Main Contractor in a lead position
- Working experience of projects in excess of £20million

Role Information
The role will entail but not be limited to:
- Collate, analysis & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required, implement required actions.
- Design and implement a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager
- Ensure that the Commercial Practitioners administer the contracts correctly in a timely and professional manner.
- Identify, mitigate and manage risk & opportunities for the portfolio of work.
- Assist with the development and training of Commercial Practitioners including supervisor / mentor / counsellor role for staff undertaking their APC or equivalent.
- Encourage and develop a culture of contractual & commercial awareness on all projects.
- Be responsible, where required, to ensure that a review of all of the contractual obligations and commercial risks is carried out prior to the submission of tenders.
- Assist in maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects.
- Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI.
- Ensuring a margin improvement plan exists on each project.
- Assist in work winning duties as required, including proactive release of team members and attendance at Client Presentations for Tender Interviews
- Ensuring optimum performance of commercial team for the portfolio of work, undertaking constant reviewing for margin gains in efficiency and timely resource forecasting.
- Ability to handle Client disputes, with assistance.
- Ensure that the outturn costs on the projects are monitored on a monthly basis through a detailed bottom up resourced and costed forecast maintained.
- Undertake any other work as required of you by the Commercial Director.

Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.
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