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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Specialist Manufacturing and Installation job in Cheshire

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Job Ref:  204786861
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cheshire
City:  Cheshire
Post Code:  SK9
Salary:  £45000 - £50000/annum
14/10/2016 02:09
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of FastTrack who are operating as an employment business.

My client is one of the UK's largest doorset manufacturers and installation contractors. Based in Cheshire with their own workshop they have been providing a first class performance doorsets and bespoke joinery to their wide and varied client based across the UK for over 50 years. This client provide their services mainly to the Health, residential and commercial sectors.

As a result of continued growth, my client is looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their Cheshire based team. This role would suit someone from a subcontracting background who is used to negotiating on price work and are used to working on projects valuing from £50k to £6m.

The main duties for the Senior Quantity Surveyor 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, 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.

My client will be looking for the following skills in their Senior Quantity Surveyor:

+ 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

If you are currently an experience Quantity Surveyor looking to make that step up into a Senior Quantity Surveying role, or if you are already a Senior
QS looking for a new challenge in a company that will promote your career development then please send your CV
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