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Job Ref:  204613228
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £400 - £500/day
24/10/2016 11:08

Rate depending on experience

I am looking for a MQS to work on and lead a rail project based in London for a top tier main contractor.

Commercially responsible for small/medium size projects where it is proven you have taken a lead on them. You will also have management skills as you will have a small team on surveyors reporting into you. You will also need to have experience in leading projects up to £10m in value.

Key Accountabilities

Assist with developing of, implementation and adherence to Project commercial strategy.
Ensure that clear and accurate budgets are done at tender award and then monthly for his/her projects.
Recruitment, set-up and day to day management and development of the commercial team on his/her projects.
Procurement of works to meet programme and ideally tender.
Preparation of sub-contract documents for tendering.
Management of client and subcontractor accounts.
Weekly review and analysis of programme, progress and cost monitoring.
Change control management.
Risk & opportunity management.
Financial monitoring and reporting and liaising with the project team.
Detailed commercial analysis of various outputs.
Commercial support on tenders.
Taking a lead role for the scheme

Working Environment

Will have line management responsibility for Assistant/Graduate Quantity Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors.
Liaison with:
Internal - Commercial and operations team, Commercial Manager/Director and Head Office staff.
External - client and supply chain.

Person Specification

Minimum of 7 years of commercial experience within the construction industry and at least 2years with line management responsibility.
Ideally chartered status but as a minimum a degree/HND in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
Relevant CSCS card.
Knowledge of NEC Option A form of contract

Knowledge and Experience

Good command and communication of oral and written English
Skilled negotiator and communicator.
Good people/management/organisational skills.
Extensive experience of delivering contracts administering and using a range of construction industry suite of contracts.
Good understanding and use of Group policies and reporting requirements.
IT proficient, particularly in MS Office.

Key Competencies
Customer focus
Decision quality
Building effective teams
Key Performance Indicators
Project commercial strategy in place and understood by project team.
Set-up and management of commercial resource.
Monthly reporting detail, accuracy and understanding of variances
Tender margin ideally delivered/exceeded
Procurement to programme and ideally within budget
Carry out PDRs and develop commercial staff
Compilation and submission of reports to senior management

If you feel you could be suitable for this role, please email your CV to (url removed), if you require any further information please don't hesitate to call Anna on (Apply online only).

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