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Package Quantity Surveyor required in Bristol - 1 year contract job in Bristol

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Job Ref:  204587950
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Bristol
Post Code:  BS5
28/09/2016 03:06
One of the major UK construction and infrastructure companies is looking to appoint an experienced Package Quantity Surveyor to join their site project team in Bristol. This is a temporary position for 12 months with immediate start.

Role purpose:

Package Procurement and Quantity Surveying duties on a 37 million high end residential retirement development in Bristol.

Main duties / responsibilities:

* Procurement of packages from £100k to £2 million value
* In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member(s), be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
* Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
* With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
* Continually monitor projected costs to completion in line with budget
* Ensure that necessary interface information between customers, sub-contractors and other departments is provided in a timely manner
* Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner
* Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner
* Assist in ensuring effective records are maintained to support claims and that applications for payment for variations are issued in a timely manner
* Manage the subcontract tender process, including the selection of sub-contractors and provision of all relevant contract and schedule documentation
* Ensure that subcontracts are placed in an appropriate manner to step down appropriate responsibilities from the Main Contract
* Ensure that each sub-contractor's account is managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions
* Ensure that any insurance claims are notified in accordance with CSUK requirements and that appropriate data is compiled for insurance claims
* Assist the Project Management team member(s) in arranging and undertaking project reviews and issue of associated reports
* Provide accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company's reporting process

The ideal candidate will have following skills and experience:

* Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
* Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
* Knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
* Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projects
* Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
* Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts
* Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
* Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
* Proficiency in administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
* Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
* Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
* Effective negotiation skills - both with internal and external customers

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria - Unfortunately due to high volume we will only contact shortlisted candidates

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