Surveyor
Gallagher Affinity
Tamworth, GB State, United Kingdom
5d ago

Gallagher Bassett was established in Chicago in 1962 as a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing claims and risk control services to self-insured clients and now has 125 branches and over 3,600 skilled professionals in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada.

Gallagher Bassett UK was founded in 1991 and now has twelve offices across the UK with over 300 claims handling staff.

Gallagher Bassett UK provides claims management and risk management services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.

We are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. We present opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.

Job Purpose

Tomanage the financial aspects of each project ensuring that sums due arerequested and obtained in a timely manner to meet project and company targets

Toobtain best value when procuring materials and services

Accountabilities

Conductcost analysis for each project in liaison with the Operations team and theClient

Advise on procurement strategy for projectsan develop a procurement schedule to ensure strategy is delivered

Prepare regular project valuations,reconciliations and final account projections for major contracts

Raise sub-contractor orders and preparesub-contractor payment certificates on a monthly basis

Price and agree contract variations to ensurethese are controlled effectively

Liaise with the Contracts Managers to ensuretender objectives are met

Produce profit and cash flow forecasts andregular reports on the status of each project, highlighting risks and mitigationsolutions

Keep abreast of statutory and industry changesto ensure company operates both compliantly and with good practice

Role Context

  • The Property Surveyor must work closely with the Operations teams to ensure projections are correct and purchasing strategy meets tender objectives
  • Key Challenges

  • Dealing with projects that are over time or budget and the need to make quick yet robust decisions in those situations
  • Managing multiple contracts
  • Dealing with delays in certification
  • Key Relationships

  • Operations team
  • Commercial team
  • Finance team
  • Client
  • Professional team
  • Regulatory officials (eg Building Inspector, Planning Officer, HSE)
  • Skills / Qualifications / Competencies required

  • Professional qualification or experience essential
  • Experience as a Surveyor within the carrier insurance sector with a track record of successful project completion
  • Broad knowledge of the construction industry, preferably within the restoration sector
  • Highly numerate
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Structured and planned approach to work with strong attention to detail
  • Able to influence with impact
  • Confident decision maker who weighs up the risks and makes quick, appropriate decisions
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Able to work collaboratively with other individuals to deliver successful project completion
  • Producing new channels for sales is key
  • Eligibility Requirements :

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume / CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorisation to work in the United Kingdom.
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