My client, a global contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Lead Quantity Surveyor to their team in the Derby area. The position involves provide support for the achievement of financial performance targets and goals and providing support, focus and motivation of the Commercial Team.
The Lead Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Contracts/Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.
Manage the client payment cycle up to and including Final Account including the Project Change Account to maximise income, improve margin and achieve best possible cash flow position. Maintain Sub-contractor accounts from project start up, checking that detailed and well-structured sub-contracts are in place, through to final account. Manage the accurate reporting of liabilities. Pay sub-contractors and issue notices strictly in accordance with contractual and legal requirements.
Implement the required actions in Project Commercial Management Plans. Identify and provide guidance on commercial best practice. Provide clear guidance on contract conditions, assessing contractual opportunities and risks arising from all the project documentation. Review project-level Risks and advise on avoidance and mitigation proposals recorded in registers.
Manage actions in compliance with project systems for recording progress and delays, change management, collection of measurement information and relevant contemporaneous records. Prepare event registers, carry out timely actions and develop entitlement documentation.
Contribute fully to the production of Monthly Project Reviews and Work Package Management Reviews, whilst advising on forecasts and possible outcomes within acceptable best/worst case scenarios.
Explanatory assessment of specific contract review documentation produced during the tender and estimating process.
Contribute to the achievement of corporate targets and budget within the Project Commercial Team. Implement the required actions which align with the commercial management strategy.
Provide support and advice to the Commercial Managers and Project Teams on specified commercial topics. Develop beneficial relationships with the Client, within Project Teams, with sub-contractors and suppliers. Review Commercial processes and procedures.
Represent the Commercial team at Project and client meetings. Manage the negotiation of subcontract disputes, in line with agreed commercial strategy, in order to achieve early resolution (within 3 months of identification) and avoid escalation to formal dispute resolution procedures.
Contribute to the management of the commercial team, identifying and allocating outstanding tasks to be completed within the responsibility matrix.
Contribute to staff reviews to identify their training and development needs and support their improved performance.
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