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Project / Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £1 - £48000 per annum
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 387556ASM

Job description

Type of company - Bespoke Manufacturer (who designs, manufactures & installs) they work within a number of different sectors such as civil engineering, nuclear, rail etc. They're also involved in some major UK civil engineering projects, Power and Energy projects. All work is under NEC form of contract.
Purpose of Job
* Provide commercial support and leadership to project delivery and ensure that commercial discipline and compliance is maintained throughout.
* Guide and develop all project staff on commercial issues.
* To work with Project Managers to support the efficient and effective execution of projects ensuring Contractual arrangements for cost, quality and delivery are achieved.
* Ensuring all commercial activities are in line with the Commercial Strategy and meet all operational, financial, commercial, legislative standards and targets.
* Provide support to Projects and any tenders for all commercial activities.
Key Objectives
* In accordance with the Project requirements, manage all contractual change control including timely agreement with customers and subcontractors. Contractual issues to be managed with the Project Manager, supported by the Commercial Manager as necessary.
* Contributing positively to the effectiveness of project team commercial performance to include; priming project managers and their teams on key risks/opportunities in customer contracts, effectively participating as necessary in validation of projects won and interrogating and reporting periodic reviews of forecast profit, turnover and cash receipts for all projects together with active risk and opportunity management
* To foster an environment of motivation and focus within the Commercial department;
* Building positive relationships with subcontractors and ensuring subcontracts are properly let.
* Lead and effectively manage direct reports and assist with the development of junior team members, providing appropriate support for their projects.
* Successfully manage people and resources to improve overall performance
Main Responsibilities
* Respond to customer's commercial enquiries and to support their Project Teams.
* To monitor and report on variances to contract terms of their projects, ensuring that all financial procedures are implemented for cost reimbursement in a timely manner
* Provide contractual support to their Project Team and the business.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
* Already operating at Business Senior Quantity Surveyor level with at least 5 years' experience, making critical and sound decisions.
* Currently at Quantity Surveyor level with at least 10 years' experience at that level
* Degree qualified.
* Used to leading in a team environment, including clear direction and prioritisation
* Either from a main contracting or project delivery background.
* Good knowledge of a wide range of Construction, Civil or/and mechanical and electrical installations, systems and products
* Good Contractual and Commercial understanding
* Proactive problem solver/critical thinker.
* Tenacious and analytical whilst still being able to see the bigger picture and company goals
Working Relationships
Open and adequate communication with internal and External Clients including the Main and Local Board, Finance, Engineering, Estimating, Procurement and Operations teams as necessary
The ability to work unsupervised and the confidence to make decisions autonomously
Special /Additional Working Conditions
This is an office based position but there will be some requirement to visit site, suppliers, Clients or other offices on a regular basis.
Salary and package
Up to £48,000 plus full package
Call me for more details on 07980 006 436
If you want to apply my email is

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