• Senior Quantity Surveyor (Multiple Locations) London
  • Burns & McDonnell in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description


This role will be Birmingham based working on projects in England and Wales. However for the first 6-12 months this role may provide some support to our projects in Scotland including some travel to Scotland. This role will provide commercial leadership with opportunities to work at a framework and project levels in all aspects of commercial control but with a real focus on the cost – value reconciliation capability. You will also have in-depth experience of developing and applying subcontracts using the NEC3 or NEC4 (Option A & C) form of contract within the power sector or similar relevant industry sector. This role will be required to coordinate effectively on with the wider project teams on matters of cost and risk management.

To succeed in this role the successful candidate will demonstrate effective commercial leadership skills at framework and project level to deliver all aspects of commercial control, with a real focus on the management and reconciliation of cost... and value. You will have in-depth and demonstrable experience of 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. You will be proficient in the development, award and administration of subcontracts using the NEC3 or NEC4 forms.

This role will be required to coordinate and communicate effectively with the wider project teams on matters of cost, value and risk management.

Technical responsibilities
• 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.

Functional responsibilities
• 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.

• 7 years’ relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor
• BSc or HND (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related subject
• Experience within the Power Transmission &Distribution sector preferred
• 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 anaylse a project programme
• Desirable
• Chartership or working towards chartership through the RICS or similar accredited institution

At Burns & McDonnell qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, disability or protected veteran status. We believe an inclusive culture is necessary to grow a successful and strong organization.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Quality

Primary Location GB-Birmingham UK-Birmingham

Other Locations GB-London, UK-London

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 241713

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


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