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Managing QS

  • Location: Farnborough
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 months ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Start Date: 2021-05-09
  • Expiry Date: 20 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1038589
Our client has a nw opportunity for a Managing QS - Staff position

About the role:

  • Responsible to a Project Manager or Commercial Manager for all commercial aspects of a project or sections or particular scope of a project. Identifying commercial needs and shortfalls and bringing to the attention of the Commercial manager or Project manager
What you will need:
  • Expected to identify needs and manage and provide development and support to commercial team.
  • Responsible for planning and managing own work and that of commercial team members and Senior Quantity Surveyors.
  • Prepares the basis of the project procurement schedule and ensures the team complete relevant sections.
  • Carries out subcontract procurement in accordance with the procurement timetable.
  • Ensures that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner.
  • Prepares basis of robust work package contents sheets and ensures the team complete relevant sections.
  • Carries out gap analysis between packages to ensure full subcontract procurement takes place.
  • Prepare and ensure that subcontract invitations to tender and evaluate tender returns.
  • Make recommendations to appoint and places subcontracts.
  • Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost and quality.
Applications for Payment and Invoicing
  • Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
  • Develops a strategy for concluding client negotiations.
Cost Control
  • Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
  • Prepare and ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the resultant data distributed.
  • Monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and or exceed targets.
  • Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use
Accounting and Reporting
  • Production of accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts and assist the CM setting of financial targets.
  • Establish and maintain robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and or exceed targets
  • Uses a high-level understanding of planning and programming, and a detailed knowledge of financial reporting to provide challenge to the rest of the project team to ensure robust and honest progress reporting.
Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Early identification of project risks and opportunities, ensuring that risks and opportunities are managed, and risk and opportunity registers are in use to minimise risks and realise opportunities.
Change Control
  • Ensure that any “Change” is identified through participation in regular and detailed review of construction information, measured against the contract requirements.
  • Ensure that all “Change” is challenged where the performance of the project could be affected.
  • Ensure that the cost, time, and money of all client “Change” is recovered
  • Carry out early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation.
Programming and Project Controls
  • Assists and provides advice on programmes regarding contractual and commercial requirements to mitigate risk, and maximize opportunity.
Main Contract Administration
  • Ensures the project team understands the contractual relationships between parties and stakeholders
  • Ensures that all necessary contractual notices are put in place, timely and accurately.
Subcontract Administration
  • Prepare and ensure all necessary subcontract notices and instructions are accurate and raised.
  • Put in place and adhere to robust subcontract change control procedures
  • Prepare and ensure that timely and accurate payments for authorization
  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including Compensation Events (variations), claims and disputes
  • Re-measurement and provision of quantified schedules of works and / or bills of quantities
  • Ensure on-site quantification of unfixed materials and quantification of off-site materials where necessary
Whats in it for you:
  • Excellent salary Neg
  • Full company benefits including Car or Car allowance