Senior Quantity Surveyor
Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
3d ago

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities : production and supply of energy, services and regeneration.

Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor with previous experience in building and maintaining educational facilities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Development and Investment team in the evolution of Rugeley and accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by building energy efficient homes, locally produced renewable energy and restoring the industrial area to a dynamic green district.

This is a permanent, full-time role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Successful candidate will assist the Commercial Manager or MQS in financial pre-commencement activities such as pricing of works for submission to client, appointment of consultants, initial subcontract negotiations.

To carry out key commercial tasks such as bonus payments, subcontract procurement and management, site measurement, internal and external valuations, Management of change orders, Cost Value reportage, Performance Reviews all in accordance with the Quantity Surveyors Manual and Training Plan.

Main Responsibilities / Duties Include :

Pre-commencement Negotiated Schemes

  • Assistance in the completion of Cost Plans for submission to client.
  • Assistance in the completion of design to cost / value engineering to ensure best value for the client and to maximise contribution for the business.
  • Assist in the agreement of consultant fees and appointment of consultants.
  • Assist in the completion of Commercial Review of Main Contract.
  • Appointment of initial subcontract packages.
  • Drawing take-offs and site re-measurement

  • Take-off exercises prior to scheme commencement.
  • Ongoing site re-measurement of measured works.
  • Site checks & recording of variations in order to accurately produce internal and external valuations.
  • Subcontract procurement and order placement

  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing to prepare the scope of works ensuring compliance with conditions throughout the contract.
  • Production of enquires.
  • Work closely with the legal team to create contractual documentation, manage contractual issues and take action as necessary to mitigate any risks.
  • Obtaining quotations and completing comparisons.
  • Order value negotiations and agreements.
  • Negotiating and Pricing Target Costs for future contracts awarded and monitor preliminary expenditure
  • Ensure subcontractors price is in line with our supply chain agreements to maximise rebates.
  • Appoint subcontractor and complete Pre Order Meeting.
  • Administration of order documents.
  • Subcontract Account Management

  • Monthly valuation assessment and administration.
  • Monitor and record works complete.
  • Administration of payments in line with agreed payment dates ensuring timely cash flow management for the Client, group and supply chain.
  • Forecasting final accounts through to completion to ensure both the company and the Client is fully advised of the cost situation.
  • Agreement of final accounts and obtainment of Final Account Indemnity form upon completion.
  • Monthly cost value reports

  • Completion of initial internal value split within cost value report to determine value within each discipline.
  • Completion of cost projection for duration of scheme across all elements to establish projected final cost.
  • Produce accurate cost information for monthly Cost Value Report.
  • Completion of Cost Value Report by inputting accurate costs.
  • Updating internal value in line with most recent projected final account.
  • Updating projected cost for the duration of scheme.
  • Ensure Subcontract and Material liabilities are input accurately.
  • Completion of Contribution Action Plan.
  • Ensure cash position updated accurately.
  • Attend budget meetings with site team.
  • Production of performance review document for senior management.
  • Present current Cost Value Report to senior management during performance review.
  • Management of change orders / variation accounts

  • Accurately record occurrence of any change orders, whether client or contractor led.
  • Pricing of change order to establish cost and value.
  • Production of early warning notice / change order for submission to client.
  • Update Cost Value Report ensuring both cost and value are updated prior to monthly report.
  • Update projected final account to be submitted to client with monthly valuation claim.
  • Value engineering process to ensure best value for client and to maximise internal contribution.
  • External valuations

  • Produce accurate information from site measures and subcontract accounts to enable the completion of the monthly external valuations.
  • Produce accurate information on change orders to enable the completion of monthly external valuations.
  • Production of external valuation; ensuring cash position is maximised.
  • Update projected final account to be submitted to client with monthly valuation claim.
  • Update cash flow to be submitted to client with monthly valuation claim.
  • Ensure interim certificate is obtained by the 7th of the month.
  • Internal valuations

  • Produce accurate information from site measures and subcontract accounts to enable the completion of the monthly internal valuation.
  • Produce accurate information on change orders to enable the completion of monthly internal valuation.
  • Production of internal valuations prior to completion of monthly Cost Value Report.
  • Management Duties To offer assistance, support and mentoring to all team members.
  • To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy / strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same.
  • Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience :

  • High level of interpersonal skills (i.e., listening skills)
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with the supply chain and / or external clients to ensure the business maximises profit throughout contract schemes
  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and word
  • Technically knowledgeable of general construction methods including modern methods of construction, steel frame, concrete frame, etc. (new build)
  • Experience

  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Previous high value school experience
  • Soft skills encompassing empathy, understanding and listening
  • For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role.

    ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. ENGIE has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, which is made available to all DBS applicants upon request.

    A copy of the DBS code of practice can be found .

    The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

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