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Job Ref:  204575718
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £50000 - £60000/annum
19/10/2016 09:48
A Civil Contractor turnover of £2.5b annually, are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on NEC3 & CP5 rail projects in around London.

Must come from a main contractor background and have experience in Civil Engineering.


Providing commercial support for a project, working closely with the operational teams.
Contribute to profitable performance through successful commercial and financial management.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager on all financial and legal matters.
Principal Duties & Accountabilities:

Understand the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the notices required to record change etc. Coordinate any responses required with Commercial Manager.
Liaise with the client, client representatives and other 3rd parties on commercial issues, including the agreement of additional monies.
Cost management for project/section of works.
Build and maintain customer confidence.
Understand allowances for elements of work (preliminaries, materials, subcontract etc.).
Understanding of cost to end of reporting period and comparison with allowance.
Understand forecast cost to completion.
Value management for project/section of works.
Prepare interim and final accounts.
Understanding of true value to end of reporting period and comparison with actual cost expended.
Understanding of forecast final value at completion.
Change management for section of works.
Recording of change and allocation of responsibility.
Evaluation and recovery of any change that is not risk/liability including recovery from 3rd parties.
Risk and opportunity management for project/section of works.
Management (with operations team) of known and newly identified risks and opportunities for best project return.
Identification and implementation of mitigation measures.
Procurement for project/section of works.
Ensure all involved in procurement for project understand allowances for items they are responsible for and the procedures to be followed.
Maintain procurement schedules.
Prepare subcontract documentation, issue enquiries, and negotiate agreements including interim and final accounts.
Financial reporting for project/section of works.
Prepare and issue monthly cost/value reconciliations and cost/forecast reconciliations.
Prepare cash forecast.
Prepare quarterly forecasts.
Support the Commercial Manager for the project.
Provide training and support for junior commercial staff and operational staff who you are supporting.
Identification, preparation and negotiation of claims.
Adherence to policies and procedures.
Ad hoc duties as job requires.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

Optimisation of commercial return on a section or whole project.
Control of cost, value, cash management, change and risk on a section or whole project.
Timely detailed reporting to Managing Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager.
Commercial development of all staff within job holder's area of responsibility.
Timely procurement of subcontractors in accordance with company procedures.
Contribution towards continued improvement within the business
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