• Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Transmission & Distribution... Birmingham
  • Burns & McDonnell in Birmingham, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Chart your own course and change the world — with the support of people whose interests are aligned with yours. At Burns & McDonnell, opportunity is waiting. We’re looking for people with big ideas and an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s those kinds of people who’ve helped us grow from a small consulting business back in 1898 to a global leader in engineering, architecture and construction solutions. Today, we’re a thriving company with 10,000 professionals working in 55 offices worldwide and recognised as a leader in Transmission & Distribution.

This role will provide commercial support at project level in aspects of commercial control. You will work on both live projects and tender opportunities within the power sector. You will use your experience of the NEC3 and NEC4 forms of contract (Options A and C) to administer projects effectively including the development and implementation of subcontracts with the supply chain.
• Demonstrate effective commercial knowledge... project level to deliver all aspects of commercial control, with a real focus on the management and reconciliation of cost and value.
• This role will be required to coordinate and communicate effectively with the wider project teams on matters of cost, value and risk management.
• Conduct monthly internal reporting through the CVR and internal commercial management procedures.
• Conduct monthly reporting to the client in accordance with the contract and the client periodical reporting procedure.
• Ensure cash flow is optimised through the development of activity schedules, the submission of monthly valuations and the control of subcontractor accounts.
• Drive the recovery of outstanding monies and ensure all queries are fully resolved in a timely manner.
• Identify commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change events.
• Manage change events in accordance with the contract including early warnings, CE notification, CE quotation and through to CE. implementation and inclusion into the new cost and programme baselines.
• Produce cost estimates and subcontract enquiries for both tender proposals and compensation events.
• Ensure the project delivery teams adhere to risk management procedures and financial compliance.
• Record the commercial KPI data at project level and minimise any potential negative effect on your projects.
• Maintain the projects adherence to payment timescales.
• Prepare and manage sub-contracts throughout the project, through to Final Account agreement.
• Experience with administering projects in accordance with the NEC3 or NEC4 forms of contract (Option A and C) within the power sector or similar relevant industry sector.
• Experience with the development, award and administration of subcontracts using the NEC3 or NEC4 forms.
• Coordinate and communicate effectively with the wider project teams on matters of cost, value and risk management.
• Work closely with the project delivery teams to enforce the business drivers and outcomes for your projects.
• Maximise profitability having regard to client and subcontractor relations, third party incomers and the company’s strategic objectives regarding client relations and the risk/reward philosophy.
• A commercially and contractually astute individual that takes ownership of performance.
• Assistance with the management, preparation and submission of tender enquires.
• Undertake costing activities, utilising a sound working knowledge of tender process.
• Interact and communicate effectively with clients and colleagues to achieve project objectives.
• Able to manage multiple projects and conflicting deadlines.
• Able to work autonomously and/or as part of a project team.
• Identifying new skills and competencies required to meet business needs and actively supporting development and recruitment of talent.
• Support the continued development of more junior team personnel providing commercial guidance and establishing training needs.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Complies with all policies and standards.

• Higher National Diploma (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related subject and 1 year relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor Required.
• Awareness and experience of construction methods, technology, standard forms of measurement and the NEC 3 and NEC4 forms of contract (Options A & C).
• Excellent computer literacy with experience MS office suite of programmes.
• Ability to read, understand, interpret and analyse a project programme.
• Chartership or working towards chartership through the RICS or similar accredited institution.
• Experience within the Power Transmission &Distribution sector preferred.

Job Quality

Primary Location GB-Birmingham UK-Birmingham

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 235039

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JA #UKO N/A
Birmingham UK


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