|Job Ref:||204469026||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Solihull||Address:||Post Code:||B91||Salary:||£20000 - £30000/annum plus package||Post Date:||07/10/2016 03:48|
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of FastTrack who are operating as an employment business.|
This main contractor is looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with Water Treatment / Utilities / Civils background for a Water framework based in Solihull. You will need to have a solid background in the NEC form of contract and be comfortable dealing with & formulating orders for Sub Contractors on a framework environment.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will work alongside the Water Treatment team to ensure the profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting of Civil, Mechanical/Electrical and Combined framework schemes in the water industry.
The main duties include the responsibility for the following:
+Attend internal and external commercial review meetings.
+Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors.
+Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with significant input from the site managers.
+Input into final account negotiations achieving the best possible outcome for the company.
+Assist in the preparation / evaluation / submission of claims for varied works.
+Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement.
+Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base.
+Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI's.
+Work with construction teams to identify and manage variances to budgets and report this information as required.
+Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base.
+Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met.
+Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time.
+Assist in the preparation of management information required and take responsibility for the accuracy of said information (Provisions, cashflows, CTC's, applications, variations etc)
+Input to Change Control processes on live contracts, identifying, notifying, pricing and the agreement of variations as they arise.
+Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements.
+Working within the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against forecasts.
+Assist in the updating of the Approved Vendor List for suppliers and subcontractors.
+Updating commercial schedules and documents with information supplied by commercial teams.
+Assisting the operational and commercial teams to deliver and manager performance.
+Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports.
Skills and Qualifications:
+Commercial and contractual awareness
+A good level of computer skills
+A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
+Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude
+Be able to organise yourself and others workload
+Be proactive in your approach
+An excellent communicator
+A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
+The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention