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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £450 - 500 per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Surveying, Construction
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5520
  • Expiry Date: 17 October 2023
  • Job Ref: 404244HS1

Job Title: Senior QS
Industry: Highways Services
Duration: 24 month contract
Rate: £450-500 negotiable (inside scope)

Purpose of the Role:

To carry out the preparation of monthly valuations and financial accounts in preperation for
invoicing the customer, Knowsley MBC on a £10 million pound major project scheme, over a period of 24 months. Record, monitor and review the financial performance of contracts. Secure payments within the specified contract terms and manage payment of subcontractors.

To oversee the measurement and preparation of valuations with a view to maximising returns under the provisions of the Contract Conditions and Company procedures, driving the reduction of debit and costs.

To provide monthly updated spend profiles to both internal stakeholders and client .

Key tasks and responsibilities:

Close Alliance with the operational teams to support regional initiatives leading to cost control and / or cost savings

Produce accurate monthly commercial operating statements

Prepare and check subcontract orders

Ensure compliance with company auditing and accounting procedures

Manage measurement and valuation of works undertaken

Agree monthly valuations with client and ensure that payment is received within agreed timescales

Effectively manage the Early Warning / Compensation Event process in accordance with the contract

To be responsible for a dedicated workstream for end to end delivery to ensure best financial value

To work with supply chain, engage with wider market, to review and consider whether the contract is receiving best value

Effective compliance & management of NEC3 Term Service Contract

Where necessary, correct and suitable assessment of both internal/external subcontract valuations, in accordance with the contract and applicable legislation

Key stakeholders:

Service Manager – Work closely with the Service Manager in sharing commercial knowledge and best practice, to effectively manage both financial & contractual risk
Project Manager – Provide contractual guidance to ensure that value and profit is
effectively leveraged from all secured work. Also to work closely with the PM to develop and maintain a forecast profile for the year
Financial – prepare and finalise month end accounts in line with Management Procedures
Customers and clients - build and maintain strong relationships with key customers including local authorities and highways agencies
Sub-Contractor Suppliers - Develop and maintain alliances with subcontractors, to ensure all opportunities are optimised

Key competencies

Continuous Improvement - Make suggestions for improving the way things get done and take action to improve performance within own role
Communication - Tailor communication to relevant audience. Understand what is relevant and/or interesting to others. Use relevant facts and benefits to construct sound, persuasive arguments. Check understanding by seeking feedback
Team work - Involve others. Encourage others to express their views and ideas and listen to what they say. Build team spirit and a positive working environment
Drive - Approach challenges with energy and enthusiasm. Overcome obstacles to meeting goals or standards. Encourage and persuade others to improve performance
Confidence - Deal confidently with more senior managers, colleagues and customers. Seek challenging roles or projects outside their comfort zone. Admit to mistakes and learn from them
Flexibility - Change own approach in line with new priorities. Reflect on situations and learn from experience. Open to feedback from others, taking time to listen. Keep up-to-date with specific technical and functional skills
Thinking Skills - Consider all potential causes and underlying causes of a problem. Quickly identify the cause of a problem. Take full ownership for resolving problems and implementing actions

Please get in touch with Harry Sharrard at Anderselite for further information, via LinkedIn