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Quantity Surveyor - Asset Management

  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 2611
  • Expiry Date: 25 February 2024
  • Job Ref: 405437ASM

Quantity Surveyor – Asset Management Team – Warrington – TIER ONE Contractor
Quantity Surveyor – Asset Intelligence
Location – Warrington
What you will be doing:
An opportunity has arisen for a quantity surveyor to join the team Asset Intelligence at a tier one client.
Ideally, you will based in or around the Warrington area and will have the opportunity to travel across multiple sites/projects in the Region.
You will report directly into the Managing Quantity Surveyor, whilst working closely with the operational leads within the business. They are looking for somebody who is highly proactive, dynamic and can drive the commercial and financial performance of the business unit forward whilst ensuring that robust risk management principles are instilled.
Key Responsibilities:
To own and manage all commercial aspects of the projects.
Act as the lead in the administration of the contract.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients, subcontractors and key stakeholders.
Provide training and mentorship to the junior member so the commercial team and encourage continuous professional development
Management of subcontract works packages, including interim assessment and change management.
Produce and issue all commercial notices, to the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the chosen form of contract.
Manage change in a timely manner in accordance with the form of contract
Produce, submit and agree monthly applications for payment to the client.
Produce detailed monthly reports and Cost Value Reconciliation’s (CVR) as required by the business unit and project.
Produce and maintain a detailed cost plan and spend profile, tracking and forecasting expenditure.
Work closely with the Project Manager and operational teams to ensure all commercial elements are identified, quantified and notified in a timely manner.
Work with the Project Manager to identify risks, and plan to avoid, mitigate or reduce the risks.
Attend all weekly progress and risk reduction meetings and provide commercial guidance to the wider team.
To establish targets, ensure the preparation of comprehensive and reliable cash forecasts, monitor results and interpret reason for deviation, advise and guide team on established techniques to maximise cashflow
Drive operational and commercial performance to achieve or exceed all monthly budgets in terms of P&L, cash, WIP and debt.
Ensure sound subcontract tendering process is implemented across portfolio of projects, including negotiation of subcontract terms, subcontract documents, pricing schedules, scope of works
Guide the development of project opportunities and minimise risk by foreseeing trends and based on extensive experience and knowledge
Devise innovative systems to control and monitor direct work costs and financial performance
Lead, guide and negotiate the approach format and timescales of complex variations
Ensure GT commercial management processes are implemented and adhered to across portfolio of projects and provide guidance on standard processes
Review of existing processes, analysing common errors and implement improvements and share learning with wider commercial function
To future proof the commercial management function by developing technical and leadership capability across the team

About You:
Significant experience working as a Quantity Surveyor
Proven track record in managing quantity surveying activities for multiple projects.
Experience in managing teams of quantity surveyors, providing guidance and mentorship.
In-depth knowledge of the commercial aspects of construction projects, including cost management, contract administration, and risk assessment.
Familiarity with different construction sectors (e.g., building, infrastructure, housing) and project types.
Experience in collaborating with clients, subcontractors, consultants, and other stakeholders.

A bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
Professional qualification or membership with a recognized industry body (e.g., MRICS, MCIOB) is highly desirable.
Continued professional development through relevant training and certifications.
Knowledge of applicable local regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
Familiarity with relevant construction contracts, such as NEC, JCT, or FIDIC.

What they Can Offer in Return:
With an impressive order book of over £3.2 billion my client are one of the industry’s leading principal contractors, affording you the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment. With an ambitious strategy, they’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic this client is the right place for you.

They are committed to maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of all their people, through their ‘Be Well’ programme which offers discounts on certain products, advice and support for a range of issues.

They invest in high-quality training for employees of all levels, from their leadership development framework to their apprenticeship programmes. Through their Career Paths initiative, individuals receive tailored training and support to fulfil their potential.

Their industry is all about creating talented teams that excel in their areas of expertise. As an employer, we know you are most motivated to give your best when you feel valued and engaged.
Their Agile Working programme empowers you with flexibility in when, where and how you work. Where appropriate, site and office-based employees can take advantage of a wide variety of working practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility to suit your needs as well as those of your wider team. Benefits:
My client puts their people first and their benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.
Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
A wide range of corporate discounts
Cycle to Work schemes
Comprehensive pension plan
Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and the employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role
About the client:
One of the UK’s leading construction groups with a vision to continuously be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities we work in.
ASSET INTELLIGENCE: My clients Intelligence business works predominantly within the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure market, focussing on Defence, Water, Energy, Transport and Telecommunications sectors. They deliver multi-site security programs, and their expertise in the planning, design and delivery processes, together with their CNI Security knowledge and experience, enables us to efficiently deliver fully integrated physical and electronic security programmes and portfolios of work on critical operational assets.
Their purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for their people to learn, grow and progress, working with the supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which they work.