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Job Ref:  204556748
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Glasgow
Post Code:  G3
10/10/2016 16:47
NES GLOBAL TALENT now has an exciting new opportunity for a QUANTITY SURVEYOR to join our client, an Insulation Services company, based in Glasgow.

With the business rapidly growing after winning several new Projects, this is a huge opportunity for a QUANTITY SURVEYOR who comes from a Construction background, to develop their career and progress within the business.

Initially reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for the implementation of commercial and procurement management and reporting systems and procedures. There will be particular focus on procurement, risk minimisation, pricing of variations and day-to-day management of all contracts.

Main Responsibilities:

- Reviewing and processing sub-contract payments

- Re-measurement of sub-contract works for sub-contract valuations

- Producing quantities / schedules for procurement of sub-contract packages

- Preparation and issuing of sub-contract documentation to sub-contractors

- Preparation of project interim valuations

- Preparation of monthly financial reports

- Attending meetings as required

- Liaising with site personnel to obtain site records and reconciling against works claimed

- Valuation of variations in line with the Contract Conditions

- Negotiating variations with Client`s Commercial Team

- Keeping records and all documentation in line with company policies

Essential Competencies:

Commercial Awareness: strong business acumen combined with the creativity and vision to meet customer needs and their business requirements.

Leadership skills: Communicates and gains team commitment to a vision, able to motivate staff and provide direction and vision.

Effective Communication skills: Able to adapt communication to audience and create detailed written documents and reports. Able to maintain and manage communication links with a variety of stakeholders. Presents a professional image and promotes the Brand.

Customer Focus: Takes time to question and understand the real, underlying needs of the customer, beyond those initially expressed. Always works closely with customers, developing an independent view of their needs and acting in their long term interest

Influencing: Identifies and builds relationships with those who will be useful now and in the future in achieving strategic business objectives.

Initiative: is able to work alone to get results in an effective way. Understands and seeks to minimise waste in resources and processes. Adopts and encourages others to adopt new ways of working. Ability to work unsupervised.

Team Player: Always willing to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives. Works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues. Demonstrates honestly, loyalty and commitment

Negotiation: Ability to negotiate with both subcontractors and representatives of the Employer to ensure all contractual rights and obligations are realised and protected

Desirable Skills:

- Financial Management experience

- Knowledge/experience in completing tenders

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a comprehensive package which includes a competitive salary, private health care and a generous pension scheme as well as an excellent opportunity for ongoing professional development.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients
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