Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John O'Connor

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The Role

experienced Quantity Surveyor (QS) is required to drive the successful day to day commercial and project delivery on a range of E&P rail projects and contracts types. Working closely with the project managers, the QS will assist in ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget and in line with defined targets.

Projects are in the main delivered in partnership with Network Rail and train operating companies under various forms of contract including ICC, ICE, MF NEC3, JCT and bespoke. Projects range in value from £50,000 to £20m plus - lump sum and target cost contracts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing the post contract commercial control
  • Must have experience with E&P and HV substation renewals
  • Evaluating and managing contractual risks
  • Preparation of interim and final payment applications
  • Upstream and downstream financial job control and budgeting
  • Procurement and management of sub-contract and supply packages
  • Working closely with the PM to provide efficient project delivery
  • Preparation and pricing of variations to base contract
  • General contract administration and correspondence
  • Identification of time and money evaluation of changes to contracted work scope
  • Attend internal and external business meetings

Key Attributes and Skills

  • QS expertise working under NR forms of contracts
  • The ability to work autonomously to assist in delivering projects within timescale, on budget and to the agreed specification
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to successfully interact with a range of professionals and tradespeople at all levels both within the business and outside
  • Flexible, team orientated approach to tasks and responsibilities to make a significant contribution to an expanding team
  • Professional qualifications applicable to the role (and PTS desirable)
  • Experience of a contracting environment
  • Working understanding of planning & scheduling
  • Understanding of procurement and price
  • Numerate and capable with spreadsheets
  • Understanding of health and safety best practice and legislation
  • Comfortable dealing efficiently with large volumes of data and communications
  • Working understanding of financial project delivery and the object of ensuring projects are delivered within budget and value engineered to achieve gains
  • Strong personal organisational and business administration skills in accordance with best practice
  • Ability to work productively, efficiently, effectively and maintain drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality of work
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt
  • Good computer skills and competency in applications - outlook, excel & word etc
  • Prepared to work outside the normal working hours to meet needs and objectives of the business as required
  • Willing to persist, and to overcome unexpected difficulties
  • Committed and capable professional
  • Must have experience with E&P and HV substation renewals