Commercial Contract Officer / Quantity Surveyor

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  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sector:

    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Cartman

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Commercial Contracts Officer / Quantity Surveyor - Cheshire - 3-6 Months+

We are currently recruiting for a temporary position as a commercial Contracts Officer/QS, with experience in the pre and post-delivery of contract services and subcontracts. The role can be based in either Knutsford or Birchwood, but there may be some requirement for site visits to projects. The temporary cover will be required for approximately 3 to 6 months to act as sickness cover in the function.

Experience Required:

* Experience in the nuclear and defence industry would be useful but not mandatory
* The applicant having the relevant security clearances for NDA sites and MOD work would be preferable, but not essential. However, the applicant circumstances must not prohibit the application of these security clearances
* BSc Commercial Quantity Surveying would be preferable, but time served as a QS or contract management experience will be considered
* Have a strong bias and experience of reviewing Terms and Conditions, along with making recommendations to management on risks and potential amends/mitigations, required for the governance of contracts and subcontracts
* NEC3 experience an advantage
* Knowledge of such things as Bonds, Guarantees, Warrantees, MOU's and Exclusivity Agreements would be an preferable
* Experience of reviewing/challenging estimates both for main contracts and subcontractors
* Reporting to multiple Commercial Managers, as there will be a requirement to work with different Commercial Managers responsible for different businesses
* Supporting the Commercial Managers in their absence/ day-today role
* Provide guidance to the bid managers on the commercial aspects of tenders
* Good communication skills required for both internal and external interactions

Commercial Contracts Officer / Quantity Surveyor - Cheshire - 3-6 Months+