senior quantity surveyor - power sector! in north london

31 July 2017
lauren jenkins, randstad cpe
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Employee Benefits
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north london, london
construction & property
sub specialism
Civil Engineering
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Employee Benefits
reference number
lauren jenkins, randstad cpe
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job description

Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: North London

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare + 26 days annual leave

A fantastic opportunity to join a growing main contractor as Senior Quantity Surveyor in the power sector.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide assistance, support and advice on all commercial issues within the Projects. This company is one of the most well respected names in power systems engineering, delivering a competitive service to a growing client base within the transmission, distribution, rail, and renewable energy sectors

Company: A privately owned main contractor who turn over circa £700m + a year.

Senior Quantity Surveyor Duties include:

* Internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required.
* Valuations/Application for payment
* Cost Reports to the Client.
* Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules.
* Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
* Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers.
* Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change.
* Challenge & manage in cost control / cost mitigation.
* Ensure the correct site records are maintained.
* Implement a WBS structure to satisfy the Client & Contract requirements.
* Have an up to date Cost to Complete and Risk analysis Register for the projects(s).
* Preparation, negotiation and agreement of change events, extension of time claims, final accounts etc.
* Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required.

Candidate Requirements:

* Degree Qualified with QS experience (Min 5 years) relative to civils
* RICS accredited desirables.
* NEC option C experience
* Capable of managing all aspect of the commercial role, subcontract procurement, application for payments, cost value reconciliations, agreeing change under the NEC for of contract.
* Commercially astute. Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement.
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)
* Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
* Programming techniques, project controls, risk analysis, contract admin, procurement, cost, claims.
* 5 years post qualification award. (Desirable)
* Full driving license.
* CSCS Card

What's in it for you?

* Competitive Basic Salary with annual salary reviews
* Fantastic career progression
* Training and Investment into you as an individual
* Car/Car allowance
* The People's Pension
* Annual Christmas Bonus based on personal and company performance
* Life Assurance
* Relevant Annual Subscriptions Subsidised
* 25 days holiday increasing up to 29 days holiday

Sound like your DREAM JOB? Submit your CV or contact Lauren Jenkins at Randstad CPE London. Not quite right for you but perfect for a friend? - Refer someone now and get £200* if we place them!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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