Quantity Surveyor
Warwick, England
10d ago

North Midland Construction Plc (NM Group) operates nationally with 11 regional offices and workshops enabling us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships.

We provide a complete service offering to the construction industry from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation.

  • Our six operational divisions provide focused services to customers across our five chosen core market sectors of : Construction, Power, Highways, Telecommunications and Water;
  • providing engineering, construction management and frontline delivery services.

    We operate within our values of : People, Inspire, Excellence, which remain key to our strategic aims and objectives for growth.

    We are immensely proud of our family ethos which we are committed to maintaining throughout our business.

    A vacancy has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor, based out of our office in Longbridge, Warwick.

    Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will work alongside the contract delivery team to ensure the profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting of Civil, Mechanical / Electrical and Combined schemes, predominantly in the water industry.

    The main duties include the responsibility for the following :

  • Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams.
  • 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.
  • Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for NMCNomenca.
  • Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation 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.
  • Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan.
  • Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI’s.
  • Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances.
  • 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.
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
  • Skills & Experience Required :

  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
  • 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
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement
  • Mobile to travel to NMC head office Huthwaite & co-located offices, Derby
  • Have a civil engineering, utility or Mechanical & Electrical background
  • Apply
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