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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Facilities

  • Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car + package benefits
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building Services, Construction , Facilities Management
  • Job reference: 384950ASH

Job description

We are currently working with a leading contractor who are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a large FM contract in the Coventry area

Summary of Role:
Responsible to a Commercial Manager for all commercial aspects of the Hard FM contract.
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
Tendering and Pre-Contract Activities
* Provide commercial support to tendering process
Start Up of New Projects
* Has a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of project commercial start up procedures and is actively involved in the implementation of those procedures
* Ensure that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with procurement policy and procedures and ensure appropriate records are kept
* Prepare the basis 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 procurement policy
* Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensure the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Carry out 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 place subcontracts, all in accordance with the procurement process
* 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
* Ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the data used for cost reduction
* 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


Qualifications: BSc (Hons) or equivalent in Quantity Surveying essential
Professional Membership: RICS desired

Relevant Experience:

Contract admin
Financial reporting including CVRs and forecasting
Client focusing
Must have experience in FM and / or construction

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