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Senior QS - Highways

  • Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum
  • Location: Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Housing & Build & Civils, Rail , Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH378726_1530005568

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on Highways Programme. The project is being delivered via a joint. We are improving the 37.9km (23.6 miles) section of the M1 which passes through Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire and provides connections to the towns of Bedford, Milton Keynes and Northampton. The project will involve upgrading this section to an All-Lane Running (ALR) smart motorway.

Role Overview:

The Senior QS will will be responsible for commercial delivery and performance, fulfilling the requirements of the company and contract in maximising quality of service and profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

Commercial & Contractual:

  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts by preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements in accordance with relevant measurement standards.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Providing detailed record and valuation of work executed with application of principles of cash maximisation and issuing of draft invoices to Sales Ledger Department and advising of agreed valuations dates.
  • Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes by agreement of subcontract valuations and completion of regular and timely payment certificates.
  • Recognising and advising Site Manager on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
  • Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense by maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims.
  • Preparation of claim documentation & information for submission to Clients/ Consultants within required timescales.
  • Satisfying Client deadlines for estimates and quotations whilst applying principles of profit maximisation and protecting Companies interests.
  • Preparation of tender enquiry documents for the procurement of subcontractors and assist with the subcontract buyers through to placement of order.
  • Understanding and advising on the terms and conditions of the main contract and also the subcontract, which may also include negotiation with the subcontractor for the agreement thereof.

Financial Reporting

  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines
  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Margin Analysis reports

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.
  • Commercial Analysis (final margin) forecasts and Cost to Complete forecasts
  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Cash Flow forecasts

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Turnover forecasts

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

De-brief reports

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working in the contracting environment with good working knowledge and experience with the NEC form of contract.
  • Current or previous major projects and/or Highways experience would be a distinct advantage along with knowledge of measuring work for roads/bridges.
  • You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).

In Return:

We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

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