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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car Allowance or company car
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job reference: 387269RTN

Job description

Anders Elite are working with a Tier one business who are looking to add to their commercial team a Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Summary of Role:
Reports to the Project Manager or (Senior) Commercial Manager/Director. Responsibilities are
Management of commercial resources of a project to ensure the project objectives are met or exceeded.
Ensure that the commercial aspects of the project are fully understood by the project team and embedded in the operation of the project.

Provide clear and accurate data for reporting the commercial performance of the project.

Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business
Have a clear understanding of the contract applicable to the project on which you are working and the risks and opportunities that this presents.

Maintain a wide knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information
Make best use of knowledge management systems
Use the CAFM platform to demonstrate our value to our clients.
Have a clear understanding of the benefits and outputs available from our IT tools.
Share best practice and knowledge of using the IT platforms with the wider Commercial team.
Act upon the MI available from our IT records to drive commercial improvement through the project.

Promote knowledge share and learning to develop an innovative team philosophy
Promote Lean management principles and lead discussions around how Lean can influence your contract.
Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
Maintain a high level understanding of planning and programming to ensure accurate progress reporting
Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties
Anticipate and plans change in commercial resource within a project
Manage the production of timely accounts for use in managing the business
Ensure clear and accurate reporting lines to the client where necessary.
Manage the production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets
Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets
Develop comprehensive understanding of financial models including cashflow turnover forecasts and project profit / loss statements

Demonstrates a high level of commercial awareness.

Early identification of project risks and ensuring that risk management, risk registers and contingencies are in place to manage a minimise risk
Production of and ensuring prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including any contentious issues.

Always seek to challenge the "norm"
Constantly look to develop new ideas and approaches
Has a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of project close out processes


BSC Hons Quantity Surveying ideally or the equivalent

Specific Experience:
Experience in procuring construction subcontract works, valuation of works, Negotiating Final Accounts , processing payments, supporting Commercial Manager in the preparation on Monthly CVR. FM experience desirable but not essential

Facilities Management, Building Services or construction experience is essential in this role.If you have worked in Healthcare that would be a distinct advnatage although not essential

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