senior quantity surveyor in manchester

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job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
manchester, greater manchester
job category
construction & property
job type
permanent
reference number
SQSM
phone
01132456161
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job description

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor? Are you looking to work with the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm? A leading, multidisciplinary consultancy based in Manchester is seeking an experienced and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding team.

Competitive Salary & Benefits



* Car/car allowance
* PMI and Income Protection
* Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
* One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched pension, up to 8%
* Interest free Season Ticket Loan
* Annual Professional Subscription Paid
* Life Assurance
* Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
* Long Term Service Awards
* Discretionary Bonus

Requirements



* Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.
* Experience in Project Surveyor level
* Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC3 suite.
* Must have Consultancy experience
* Demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.
* Professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage.
* Expert analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and Internal Stakeholders.

Responsibilities



* Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.
* To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and can obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.
* Able to assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement , presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.
* Interfaces with the programme manager, senior project managers, project managers and P6 planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines.
* Manages a programme of current workload in order that all commissions receive the relevant allocation of resource to efficiently commercially manage them.
* Assess contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the project managers to ensure that only legitimate payments are certified.
* Liaise with the project managers to review and update the risk registers aligned with any early warnings.
* Identify principal risks and opportunities, raises, addresses and resolves problems at a project level and supports the project delivery team, maintain a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.
* Responsible for managing and reporting change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are adhered to by all parties.
* Reviews main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifies where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.
* Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.
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Please call Aishah Abdulla at Randstad CPE to discuss further - 01132456161 / 07923886585

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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