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Heidelberg Materials Where Diversity Empowers, Individuality Inspires, and Together, We can achieve Net Carbon Zero We are dedicated to an inclusive and respectful workplace, valuing diverse skills and backgrounds for our business success. Our culture promotes openness, transparency, and individual growth. We actively encourage diversity in the construction industry and welcome all applicants, regardless of perfect alignment with job descriptions. Elevate your life with our family-friendly policies prioritising wellbeing. Mission & role of the function Overall responsibility for the quantity surveying function and commercial performance of all allocated contracts, including maximising working capital at a contract level. Key accountabilities The Quantity Surveyor is responsible, in conjunction with the Operations personnel, for the financial management and performance of all allocated contracts (including measurement, valuation, payment, and reporting). The QS has a responsibility to... ensure that revenue is promptly applied for and collected in line with the terms of the contract. Job dimensions Location - Penrith Responsible for construction schemes, frameworks, term service contracts to a value of circa £10m per annum Job requirements Provide support to the Commercial department in pre-contract and tender activities. Negotiation and agreement of terms & conditions for contracts & sub-contracts awarded to Hanson Contracting (including liaison with in-house and external legal advisors) Establish financial management and control systems for contract execution. Involvement in procurement and engagement of sub-contractors and suppliers, including defined responsibilities and terms and conditions. Manage revenue, cost, cash collection and the reporting function during the life of all allocated contracts, in line with company requirements. Review and check payments made by the customer, including monitoring due dates for payment (dates include maintenance periods & staged payments) Prepare and agree subcontractor payment certificates for allocated contracts. Produce financial &commercial reports and forecasts as required for the Regional QS& others as directed. Report on unsafe practices observed when visiting sites. Have knowledge of the statutory requirements governing the company's work (including health & safety) as applicable to their scope of work. Comply with Company procedures, authority levels and processes. The role holder is expected: to comply with all aspects of the Hanson Compliance Policy to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company Education/Qualification HNC / HND essential Bachelors / Masters / Chartered status desirable Experience Minimum 2 years in Highways Environment What's on Offer: Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 depending on experience Location: Penrith Hours: 40 Hybrid Company Car Employer of choice : Armed Forces Covenant (Silver) / Disability Confident Committed / 5% Club (Gold) / Mates in Mind / Clear Assured (Foundation) / The Mineral Products and Qualification Council (MPQC) / STEM Ambassador Compensation Package : Bonus incentives / Generous Pension Schemes / Life Assurance Work Life Balance: 27 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) / Agile working / Flexible working / Holiday purchase / Sabbatical Family Friendly: Enhanced policies such as Maternity / Paternity / Parental Leave / Neonatal / Adoption Social Values : paid Volunteering Day every year / Communities (LGBTQ+, Network of Woman, Woman in Science and Engineering (STEM), Armed Forces) Wellbeing : Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) / Mental Health First Aiders / Cycle to Work / Employee Benefits portal including Gym discount / Free eye t At Heidelberg Materials UK (previously known as Hanson UK) we strive to create an inclusive and respectful workplace where every individual can bring their unique skills and background to contribute to the success of our business. About us At Heidelberg Materials UK (previously known as Hanson UK), we understand that a diverse workforce is key to our growth and development, and we aim to foster a culture that values openness, transparency, and individual achievement. As part of our commitment to promoting diversity, we are actively working to encourage more individuals to consider careers within the construction industry. We believe in building a workplace that is dedicated to promoting inclusivity and diversity. If you're interested in joining our team, we encourage you to apply, even if your experience or skill set doesn't perfectly align with the job description. Creating a candidate home page is optional, when asked, but you can use this to quickly see the progress of your application(s). You may still be the right fit for this or other roles within our company. Heidelberg Materials is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process. For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here ) . Please contact ****** for additional information or to request accommodations. We understand that women may face unique challenges in their careers, and we are committed to providing a supportive environment to help you thrive. Our family-friendly policies, such as enhanced maternity and parental leave, neonatal care, and adoption support, will provide you with the flexibility and support you need to balance your personal and professional commitments. We also offer a range of benefits, such as access to our Employee Assistance Program, trained mental health first aiders, discounted private medical benefits and much more, to ensure your wellbeing is prioritized. #J-18808-Ljbffr
Sydney NSW Australia


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