My client has asked me to find and assist in placing a Senior Consultant with their Manchester based team. The succesful candidate will act as a provider of commercial knowledge and will be expected to manage a substantial number of schemes/projects for their clients and be capable of managing jobs concurrently.
You should be experienced in managing all aspects of financial control provider and managed works contracts, including value engineering, estimating, negotiating prices, identifying and agreeing the value of additional works, interim valuations, final accounts and the production and management of contractual documentation. Measuring and evaluating works undertaken, compiling interim applications, pricing and agreeing compensation events/variations and agreeing final accounts with the client are vital components of this role.
You will also be one of the primary relationship builders, liaising with clients and potential clients, on behalf of the company.
Skills & experience
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Around 10 years’ experience of the civil engineering industry
Expert knowledge and strong commercial understanding of the cost components contained in civil engineering projects
Strong communication skills and be process orientated
Strong numerical and data analysis skills
Knowledge of cost estimating processes
In depth knowledge and understanding of highways and construction operations ideally gained from experience with a main contractor
Experience of procurement and securing subcontractors through contract negotiations
Degree qualification or equivalent in a related subject essential
Chartered Professional Qualifications desirable
If your skills and experience match the description above, please apply now for immediate attention. This is a superb opportunity for professional progression, and market beating salaries are available for the right people.