Senior Quantity Surveyor
McLaughlin & Harvey
Sunderland, GB
5d ago

Job description

McLaughlin & Harvey are one of the leading Building and Civil Engineering Contractors operating throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team.

Responsibilities

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is responsible for leading all commercial aspects of the project, providing commercial support and advice to the team to aid decision making, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with the contractual requirements.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will monitor contract progress against the agreed programmes, control costs against agreed budgets / end cost forecasts, prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts, prepare and agree any necessary claims for reimbursements and for loss and expense and will liaise the customers and third parties on all commercial matters.

It is the Senior Quantity Surveyors responsibility to evaluate potential implications for dispute resolution and to contribute and develop as appropriate quality, health & safety, welfare and risks in accordance with the companies’ management systems.

  • Preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for budgets.
  • Ensure sub-contractors are pre-qualified in accordance with management systems.
  • Procurement of Sub-Contractors and preparation of Sub-Contractor order documentation.
  • Assessing and certification of sub-contractor interim payments and ensuring required Payer / Pay-less notices as issued.
  • Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues and identification and management of commercial risks.
  • Production and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliation on projects.
  • Establish, maintain and enhance effective working relationships.
  • Plan, allocate and evaluate work carried out by teams, individuals and self.
  • Assist in managing the Commercial team and supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors.
  • Ensure effective interaction between the commercial and operational site teams.
  • Qualifications

    The role will suit an individual who has been working at a Senior Quantity Surveyor level or as a Project Quantity Surveyor and who wishes to progress their career in a Senior Quantity Surveyor role.

    Essential Criteria

  • Degree Qualified
  • Construction Experience
  • Good knowledge of construction contracts particularly the JCT & NEC Forms of Contract
  • Essential

  • Sound Commercial Awareness
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • High levels of organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent numerical, IT and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast moving Environment
  • Ability to work on initiative with minimum supervision
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