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Project Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Bristol, BS16 5HQ
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allowance per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Nick Osman
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 391142NOS_1610623571

Job Title: Project Quantity Surveyor
Division: Building South (South West & Wales)
Location: Bristol Region

Summary of Role:
Responsible to a Project Manager through the project commercial lead for the commercial aspects of a project / section of a larger project.
Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customers business industry / sector

Tasks & Responsibilities:
Business Leadership
* Anticipate and plan change in commercial resource within a project to meet changing demands

Start Up of New Projects
* Has a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of commercial project start up procedures and is actively involved in the implementation of those procedures

* Procure materials and off site services in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with company procurement policy and procedures
* Assist in the preparation of the project procurement schedule and ensure the team contribute and complete their relevant sections.
* Carry out subcontract procurement in accordance with the procurement timetable, in accordance with the company procurement policy
* Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensures the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Assist with gap analysis between packages to ensure full and complete subcontract procurement takes place
* Prepare subcontract invitations to tender and evaluate tender returns (time, cost, quality and SHE) and make recommendations to appoint and places subcontracts
* Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties

Applications for Payment and Invoicing
* Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
* Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
* Develop a strategy for concluding client negotiations

Cost Control
* Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
* Monitor and manage subcontract costs to ensure that the project meets and/or exceeds targets
* Prepare material wastage reconciliations
* Monitor resources and costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets, including but not limited to the scheduling of labour resources
* Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use

Accounting and Reporting
* Produce accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts and contributes toward the setting of financial targets
* Through understanding of planning and programming and knowledge of financial reporting challenge the rest of the project team(s) to ensure accurate progress reporting
* Establish and maintain accurate reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

Risk and Opportunity Management
* Identify project risks and opportunities early and ensure that they are managed, with risk and opportunity registers in use to minimise the risks and realise opportunities

Change Control
* Ensure that any "Change" is identified and recorded through participation in regular and detailed review of construction information, measured against the contract requirements
* Ensure that all "Change" is challenged where the performance of the project could be affected
* Ensure that the cost (time, and money) of all client "Change" is recovered
* Carry out early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation

Programming and Project Controls
* Assist and provides advice on programmes regarding the contractual and commercial requirements to mitigate risk, and maximise opportunity
Main Contract Administration
* Ensure the project team understands the contractual relationships between the various parties and _stakeholders_, including the contractual obligations in relation to those interested parties, with particular emphasis to Conditions Precedent
* Ensure that all necessary contractual notices are put in place, timely and accurately and in accordance with the contractual obligations

Subcontract Administration
* Prepare all necessary subcontract notices accurately and on time
* Prepare subcontract instructions
* Put in place and adhere to subcontract change control procedures
* Prepare timely and accurate payments for authorisation
* Check daywork sheets and time and material records for accuracy
* Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
* Re-measurement and provision of quantified schedules of works and / or bills of quantities
* Ensure on-site quantification of unfixed materials and quantification of off-site materials where necessary

Project Completion
* Close out project efficiently
* Ensure appropriate records and information are kept and archived

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