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Quantity Surveyor

Leeds, Yorkshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
This challenging and exciting opportunity based either in West Yorkshire or the North East, requires an individual with a demonstrable commercial / quantity surveying background, and possessing experience within the construction, civil engineering or infrastructure sectors. There is some remote working/working from home flexibility with this position. Our client is one of the UK s leading utilities and infrastructure contractors for the public and private sectors. They believe in growing their business in a progressive and sustainable manner, respecting our community and the environment. They will communicate effectively with their clients, engage their staff and operate their business with the utmost integrity. Due to a significant increase in contracts awards and workload, and a dedication to continued profitable, long-term growth our client is now seeking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor whom will assist with all commercial and contractual matters, and should effectively support the Commercial Director and Management team to successfully finically manage, control and deliver a wide range of technically complex and significant projects. The Role Oversee and manage all commercial activities and financial governance, working closely with the contracts / operations teams Contract / terms and condition vetting and approval Risk identification, and management of risk to reduce exposure and protect the company from a contractual / legal standpoint Continual review and challenge of existing commercial processes to identify and implement best practice To draw up contracts and sub-contracts or ensure contracts have been drawn up prior to commencement of work, and to review contracts drawn up by third parties To assist with pre-construction commercial activities, such as vetting / approval of terms, contract evaluations, and sub-contract procurement and selection Identify risk and opportunities associated with contracts Provide commercial / contractual advice to contract / operations teams Notification, preparation and agreement of any change, claims or extensions of time that may arise Attend client meetings, including project commencement and close out appointments Undertake commercial audits for each contract to ensure good practice and compliance with company procedures and client specifications Prepare monthly financial reports, identifying trends and areas for improvement Provide final account measurement and agreement of interim assessments, including early warning notifications, compensation events and extensions of time etc. Financial reconciliation and general contractual administration Attending / contributing to risk management, value engineering, cost / value, overall progress and update meetings Preparation of weekly / monthly cost / value reports, including KPI information, estimates of defined costs to complete, and any pain / gain position Preparing and agreeing of final accounts Preparation and administration of sub contract documents including sub contract set up Administration of accounts to final stages The Person A Quantity Surveying Degree or tertiary qualification is desirable, however relevant practical working experience is equally attractive Possessing a sound working knowledge of the construction, civil engineering or infrastructure sectors, including working under various Forms of Contract (NEC, JCT, standard and bespoke etc) Knowledge and understanding of pre-construction contract vetting and risk identification Knowledge of construction techniques and the general sequence of events for a wide variety of contracts, schemes and projects The ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial / quantity surveying practice to various projects An attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity in security of work and forward career progression. We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status, religion / belief or nationality
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  • Job Reference: 704909967-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: PWS Technical Services (UK) Ltd
    PWS Technical Services (UK) Ltd
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent