Quantity Surveyor – Birmingham

Inside IR35 – Initial 6 months

A global tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team in the Birmingham area.

The role will involve providing support and assistance to the Commercial Manger and/or Lead Quantity Surveyor to optimise margin on a project whilst protecting the project from commercial risk and maintaining a high standard in all areas in accordance with Policies and Procedures

Main Duties:

  • Administer the client payment cycle up to and including Final Account including the Project Change Account to maximise income, achieve required margin and best possible cash flow position.
  • Proactively administer Sub-contract accounts from project start up through to final account.
  • Accurately report sub-contract liabilities
  • Make sub-contract payments and issue notices strictly in accordance with contractual and legal requirements.
  • Interpret and contribute to enhancing the Project Team’s knowledge of contract conditions which deal with key provisions including the rights and obligations of the parties
  • Establish contemporaneous records which are in compliance with project systems
  • Provide records which identify progress, delays and controlled change management, contributing to event registers and entitlement documentation, so that timely actions can be completed
  • Collect elemental costs and measurement information.
  • Participate in the production of Monthly Project Reviews and Work Package Management Reviews, clearly identifying cost saving opportunities. Explanatory assessment of specific contract review documentation produced during the tender and estimating process.
  • Provide support which aligns with the commercial management strategy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Quantity Surveyor – Derby

Inside IR35 – Initial 6 months

A global tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team in the Derby area.

The role will involve providing support and assistance to the Commercial Manger and/or Lead Quantity Surveyor to optimise margin on a project whilst protecting the project from commercial risk and maintaining a high standard in all areas in accordance with Policies and Procedures

Main Duties:

  • Administer the client payment cycle up to and including Final Account including the Project Change Account to maximise income, achieve required margin and best possible cash flow position.
  • Proactively administer Sub-contract accounts from project start up through to final account.
  • Accurately report sub-contract liabilities
  • Make sub-contract payments and issue notices strictly in accordance with contractual and legal requirements.
  • Interpret and contribute to enhancing the Project Team’s knowledge of contract conditions which deal with key provisions including the rights and obligations of the parties
  • Establish contemporaneous records which are in compliance with project systems
  • Provide records which identify progress, delays and controlled change management, contributing to event registers and entitlement documentation, so that timely actions can be completed
  • Collect elemental costs and measurement information.
  • Participate in the production of Monthly Project Reviews and Work Package Management Reviews, clearly identifying cost saving opportunities. Explanatory assessment of specific contract review documentation produced during the tender and estimating process.
  • Provide support which aligns with the commercial management strategy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product & Services Bid Manager

A global tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Bid Manager to their Product & Services team. The role is a key one in the Business Development Department and the team is responsible for supplying the companies rail signalling, systems, infrastructure products and services for both internal and external customers.

Reporting into the Head of Business development & delivery you will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the preparation of tender submissions, customer offers and associated governance in line with processes and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of bid and tendering activity from initial enquiry to contract award
  • Managing the cost of tenders to budget
  • Offering products and solutions that meet customer requirements at a winning price point
  • Ensuring margin commitments are realised
  • Delivering high quality deliverable tender submissions and offer documents
  • Ensuring the implementation of opportunity capture plans and win strategies
  • Supporting the Business Development team in sales and business development activities
  • Working closely with the operations and contract execution teams to gain return on experience and business improvement

Essential Experience:

  • Bid management experience in rail tenders
  • Project Management
  • Basic knowledge of Railway Signalling
  • Financial processes
  • Bid writing
  • Track record in developing winning tenders
  • Excellent numerical and oral / written communication skills
  • Proficient user of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Comfortable delivering presentations to business leaders & customers
  • Knowledge of CRM software packages i.e. salesforce.com (wall-C)
  • Working knowledge & understanding of commercial contracts used in signalling, systems & infrastructure projects

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Buyer – Hatfield

A leading Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking for a Project Buyer to join their team. The role will involved various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in the delivery of projects across the Southern region of the UK.

The role will be ideal for an Assistant/Junior Buyer with a background in rail/engineering/construction/infrastructure who is looking for a step up.

Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.
  • Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.
  • To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..
  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Freelance
HS2 – Central London

Currently looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a High Speed Two (HS2) project in Central London.

The role would see you work on a large civil engineering package of the job, joining an existing and established team, supporting the overall completion of this project. Full QS duties with the exception of procurement, you would also be expected to support the more junior members of the team. A real focus on the close out of lots of sub contractor accounts, so being able to demonstrate this is essential.

Main Contracting experience is essential, on a major project similar to HS2, such as Thames Tideway, Crossrail etc.
1 Stage interview with a view to start at the end of the month.

Competitive Day rate on a 6 month rolling contract, with potential for extension.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Regional Sales Manager

A global Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Regional Sales Manager to support the team in the Eastern Region of the UK.

The role is a key senior position in the Business Development & Tendering Department and has been created as part of a restructuring to transform performance and support a return to growth.

The Regional Sales Manager shall be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Sales planning and Account management
  • Account management for key accounts regional and Tier 1 contractors
  • Developing new opportunities
  • Ensure opportunities are captured and continuously maintained on the CRM system
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships grounded in trust and integrity, become a “trusted advisor” understanding customer’s operational challenges and working with the relevant Bid Directors to develop value-based solutions that leverage the full range of capabilities
  • Hold regular customer meetings to review current and future work bank, identify new business opportunities
  • Be the voice of the customer and internal champion
  • Act as the key interface between the customer and relevant internal functions and platforms
  • Assist in the development of capture plans to drive winning strategies and create a compelling vision for key stakeholders and bid teams
  • Understand customer hot-button’s, positive and negative discriminators and ensure these are leveraged within our proposals
  • Assist in the development of business cases to support commercial growth
  • Provide the front end customer engagement and account planning through prospecting, identification of customer needs, supporting the Bid Director to ensure prequalification, solution and proposal development, pricing, customer objection, negotiation through to deal closure
  • Ensuring compliance with process and governance procedures
  • Be a key contributor to the development of the Marketing and Commercial Carousels driving customer requirements into these key strategic outputs
  • Be a key contributor in the development of Business Development and Tendering budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure robust lessons learned undertaken and Return on Experience drives continuous improvement; taking the lead on improvement initiatives related to the account management function
  • Establish strategic partnerships with internal and external partners, consultants and complementary organisations to realise winning strategies
  • Produce and deliver presentations to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health & Safety measures and activities
  • Undertake regular travel to key account management

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product & Services Business Manager

A global Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Product & Services Manager to their team. The role will involve supporting the Product and Services business to undertake business development, bid and project management, reporting and sales execution activities to deliver company financial targets related to order intake, sales and margin. The business delivers a range of signalling and infrastructure products to the rail industry.

Key Networks & Links

Management team, project delivery, business development, supply chain, manufacturing, sourcing, suppliers, engineering.

Objectives:

* Deliver target for Product Business order intake, sales and margin
* Deliver expectations and targets for customer support contracts
* Maintain Product and Service business Price lists
* Maintain Product and Service business support documentation
* Production of accurate budgets and forecasts for Product Business project
* Regular provision of accurate reports on Product and Service business to management
* Provide input into senior management strategy on Product and Service business including NPD, NPI, etc.

Responsibilities:

* Management of Product and Service business development activity
* Maintain customer relationships, maintaining a network of contacts related to Product and Service business
* Bid Management for Product and service Business tendering activity
* Regular provision of accurate reports on Product and Service business to management
* Provide input into senior management strategy on Product and Service business including NPD, NPI
* Undertaking travel as required in line with the requirements of the role
* To comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health & Safety measures and activities

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned specialist contractor and main contractor with their search for an experienced Project Quantity Surveyors to join their construction major projects division based in NW London.

As Project Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include;

  • The company Health and Safety policy is complied with and promoted.
  • The project commercial team is properly supervised and supported.
  • Project commercial tasks and targets including the maximisation of profit and budgetary control are delivered.
  • In the first instance company procedures and protocols are complied with by the project commercial team.
  • The procurement of Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Supply packages are as far as possible within pre-agreed budgetary constraints.
  • Work package tender returns are properly analysed, and pre-start meetings attended and detailed Order placement recommendations are submitted to the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Orders are placed with Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers in accordance with company procedures and contractual arrangements.
  • Interim and final account applications from Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers are received and payments made in accordance with current legislation and company protocols;
  • Subject to any approval requirements by the Senior and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor interim and final account applications for payment and retention release are submitted on behalf for the Company.
  • Internal cost and value reconciliation reports are prepared for approval by the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Changes/variations are submitted and agreed with the Employer on a regular basis.
  • Written instructions are received, or confirmation of verbal instructions issued.
  • The Value Engineering process is properly managed.
  • The Building Contract in the first instance is properly administered and the interests of the company in respect of extension of time and loss and/or expense entitlements protected and maintained.
  • Sub-Contractor/Consultant/Supplier claims are in the first instance properly administered
  • Subject to approval of the Managing and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor Sub-Contract; Consultant and Suppliers final accounts are properly administered in accordance with the commercial interests of the Company.
  • Accurate and appropriate records are maintained.
  • Take-offs, measurement, scheduling preparation of bills of quantities are properly carried out.
  • Appropriate training and mentoring of the project commercial team takes place.
  • Project level correspondence is instigated and responded to properly and in a professional manner.
  • Appropriate attendance to project related meetings occurs
  • Partial Possession notices are submitted where appropriate.
  • Requests for Section and Practical Completion are submitted and records kept in support of application
  • Attend design team meetings to ensure compliance with Contract and minimise unnecessary cost.
  • Attend meetings reviewing matters such as Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM, planning to ensure Contract and cost is properly managed.
  • In the absence of a Senior Quantity Surveyor carry out their role as adequately as possible and inform the Managing Surveyor and/or Head(s) of the Commercial Department of any duties you have difficulty with.

What we’re looking for:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
  • Commercially astute with substantially proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction Industry working for main contract or shell & core specialist subcontractor
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC & JCT) and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint).

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding your skills and expertise in commercial management project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Derby
* Perm
An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Senior Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the Midlands Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of some key offices in and around Derby and the midlands, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 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 to ensure they enhance Alstom’s commitment to continuous improvement.

* 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Substantial experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned regional main contractor with their search for an experienced Pre Construction Manager to join their construction division based in Surrey.

As Pre Construction Manager will be responsible for all pre construction activities, including preliminary budgets, value engineering, pre construction schedules, definition of bid package scopes etc. on regional main contract construction projects operating as a regionalised main contractor. A business which provides clients engineered solutions to complex projects across a wide range of industry sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the bid process from RIBA stage 3 / start to finish to ensure a compliant tender submission
  • Develop capture plans and work winning themes to maximise opportunities in established and potential markets
  • To prepare or manage the technical responses to ensure compliance with the tender submission and company standards
  • Maintain the project opportunity pipeline and provide periodic reports on the pipeline opportunities, whilst providing information to allow work to win forecasts to be populated
  • Establish pre-construction project responsibilities
  • Develop and produce delivery strategy and initiate project execution plan
  • Organise, manage, and contribute to ‘Risk & Opportunity’ schedules, meetings and workshops
  • Assist with setting the tender procurement strategy and obtaining specialist sub-contractor/ material quotes
  • Contribute to the construction of outline tender programme
  • Produce ‘tender settlement’ packs in line with company procedures
  • Organise and lead tender handover meetings

Working closely with the Technical Director, Planning lead, estimating team, project delivery team and Regional Director you will predominantly be focused in leading all Pre-Construction Management

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding you skills and expertise in pre construction project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to post contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction have been appointed to assist a well established Regional Contractor – based in Oxford – to recruit an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor.

Key Responsibilities:

·Work closely as part of the Commercial team to ensure commercial viability of contracts.
·Taking an active role in the management of the contractors supply chain to ensure relationships are developed with subcontractors.
·Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
·Be involved in the procurement of Subcontract partners including preparation of bid enquiry documentation and critical evaluation of bids.
·Administer contractual documents to both the Client and Subcontractors.
·Assist in the management of change by maintaining detailed schedules of values and ensuring the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations.
·Collate and calculate information required to assist the wider Commercial team in the production and maintenance of a detailed ‘cost to complete’ including schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’.
·Liaise with operational and engineering staff to maintain site records.

Experience & Qualifications:

·Able to communicate effectively with site team and subcontractors.
·Good attention to detail.
·A self-starter with a flexible but robust approach, a good team player and able to work as part of a team.
·The ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
·Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work alone without constant direction.
·Strong problem-solving skills.
·Aware of individual Health and Safety responsibilities and adheres to company health and safety policy and procedures.
·A working knowledge of Quantity Surveying through job experience or training
·Degree / HND(C) Level qualification
·Fully conversant with the Microsoft suite of packages.

You must live within a commutable distance of Oxford – as all projects are within a 30mile radias of H/Q. Ideally hold a Degree or HND qualified and have at least 3 years site based commercial experience. For these skills and experiences you will – in turn – move your career forwards with this highly desirable, successful and secure business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the UK

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously.
  • Have experience of work winning from T1 contractors as well as Network Rail.
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Surrey, Sussex, Kent – Flexible working.
Rail / Infrastructure
£375 – £425 a Day OUTSIDE IR35

Recruiting for a good client who I have a long lasting relationship or recruiting for over the last few years, a fantastic company with a proven pedigree of delivering top class projects for Network Rail, TFL and various other Contractors as a sub contractor.

Freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor role, owning and running 2-3 concurrent projects, Circa £500k – £3m each.

Network Rail, Transport For London, Crossrail experience essential, working on behalf of the contractor.

This role would give you the autonomy to flourish as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in a market you are already familiar with, but allow you to take responsibility and ownership of your own entire project, from Inception, procurement through to close out and final accounts.

For more information on the role and the company, please send me your CV to the advert or call me on 07973266094.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the UK

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously.
  • Have experience of work winning from T1 contractors as well as Network Rail.
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor
  • Redhill – Flexible working
  • Railway Infrastructure
  • Perm £25 – 30K plus Car Allowance

An exciting opportunity for a Assistant or Junior Level Quantity Surveyor to join an established Railway Engineering Company working on some of the UK’s most exciting infrastructure projects including HS2.

This company, situated just off the M25, within reach of Surrey, Sussex, Kent etc, offers flexible working split between the office, sites and WFH.

The role would see you shadow an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor covering a few concurrent projects, that you would manage from inception to close out, final account.

If you’ve just finished Uni and looking for your first step as a Quantity Surveyor, or have a few years under your belt, but are looking for a company that will allow you to progress and develop, this could be the role for you.

Why would you want to work for a Tier 1, be pigeon holed into a specific QS function, but not get to experience the full life cycle of your own projects?

Drop a CV to the advert or give me a call on 07973266094 to discuss further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Surrey, Sussex, Kent – Flexible working.
Rail / Infrastructure
Perm Negotiable £50-£60k Plus Package – Flexible

  • Are you a Quantity Surveyor who feels they are overdue a promotion to Senior Quantity Surveyor?
  • Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a major project but feel you have holes in your experience as a result of only working on major projects and want to own your own projects – cradle to grave?
  • Are you sick and tired of commuting into central London now the new normal return to work is in place?

Recruiting for a good client who I have a long lasting relationship or recruiting for over the last few years, a fantastic company with a proven pedigree of delivering top class projects for Network Rail, TFL and various other Contractors as a sub contractor.

This role would give you the autonomy to flourish as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in a market you are already familiar with, but allow you to take responsibility and ownership of your own entire project, from Inception, procurement through to close out and final accounts.

You’d have the responsibility to manage your own team of Assistant Quantity Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors.
For more information on the role and the company, please send me your CV to the advert or call me on 07973266094.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail principle contractor to recruit for a Bid Co-Ordinator in the South-East of England.

Job Title: Bid Co-Ordinator – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: Remote work possible

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBCO

I am looking for a Bid Co-Ordinator with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales /bid led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Manage the bid process from start to finish
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the UK

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development . bid management role previously .
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

Desirable:

  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Civil Engineering.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the uk

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously .
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

Desirable:

  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Civil Engineering.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Freelance
Outside IR35 – £400 – £450 a day
Flexible working – WFH

Currently assisting a key client looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor on a short term basis ideally someone able to start next week.

This is a Rail project in its final throws, looking for some commercial support to price up the remaining CE’s and close out the appropriate sub contractor accounts.

You’ll need to have a demonstrable experience working on UK rail projects, for the contractor and using NEC contracts.
After a couple of days on site initially the rest of the work will be mostly remote WFH.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This family owned and run regional contracting business have increasingly secured forward workload contracts in the West London to Thames Valley region. As a result they have targeted the need to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor to join their operational delivery team.

Initially they will need an autonomous QS to commercially head up a £2M extension to an existing school in Ealing, West London. This is set to commence in April and will involve a confined site, including piling and a 2 story steel frame build. This is a Traditional JCT contract with a 35 week programme so you will be expected to head up pre construction procurement & valuations and post contract commercial management of packages through to completion of final account. You will liaise with the client and their representation, all sub contractors and consultants, reporting to a Commercial Director

The Company are a regional main contact organisation based in the Thames Valley so it is important to understand future contracts could be in the Berkshire / Hampshire and Surrey region. An ideal location will be that you reside west of West London to ensure you are well placed for future contracts.

We require:

  • Commercial qualifications
  • main contract pedigree
  • JCT form of contract understanding
  • Track history of autonomously delivering the commercial elements to projects up to £5M
  • Ideal location residing in the M4 corridor region with access to West London

In return you are joining a highly regarded family business, a company which pride themselves on employer / employee relationships, truly portray a reward and inclusion culture. Above all they remain a successful trading entity which are set for growth in the coming years.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A regional main contracting business have identified the need to recruit a Contracts Manager to head up project delivery within their Residential contracting unit.

As a division the residential team have seen turnover double in the past year, they have 6-8 live projects running at any given time with values ranging from £2M-£26M in value. Projects operate in an hours radius of their Bucks HQ and are predominantly procured on a single stage tendered basis. Primarily Design & Build form of contract with repeat business clients within Housing Association, Local Authority and Charitable Trust organisations.

What we are looking for?

  • We have been tasked to identify a proven manager who has a pedigree of residential project delivery, with most importantly a recent employment history with main contractors as opposed to residential developers.
  • You will be proven in full life cycle project delivery with D&B schemes ranging in value to c£20M
  • You will be searching for career progression and see the next logical step being into Contracts Management, whilst having your eye on targeting the opportunity to take leadership responsibility for the Residential sector.
  • Full lifecycle project capabilities from tender stage to completion, comfortable taking a client facing role and adept in people management skills.
  • You will reside in a location which is central to the Thames Valley / West London region

Whats in it for you?

  • Secured and guaranteed workload with a healthy forward order book of contracts
  • Projects ranging upwards to £25M in value
  • Career progression opportunity both as Contracts Manager but more importantly in future progression into Divisional Management
  • Highly competitive remuneration opportunity
  • Autonomy and Support

This opportunity comes with real and tangible personal career progression opportunities. If you are keen to target a role within a progressive and inclusive organisation, a business which truly value their staff and welcome the opportunity for organic growth, this is the role you are looking for.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently seeking a Senior Planner to join a Principal Contractor in their Construction division. The company has grown year on year after winning large new build commercial and residential Construction schemes, along side refurbishment and reactive maintenance works.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Senior is to lead the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using Asta software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with multiple clients directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Senior Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike. He/she will also be expected to manage/mentor less experienced staff within a dynamic project environment.

You will ideally have prior expertise in Residential or Commercial Construction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for projects incorporating resource loading/forecasting, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on key issues and focus areas. This includes weekly dashboards, incorporating (but not limited to) Project Issues, Key Risks, Programme movement and recovery plans, Client Issues and Change.
  • Lead the preparation of any high level strategic programmes as required for use when meeting the client and/or Internal Management (Plan on a Page).
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning processes, including PMS updates.
  • Ensure all reports from their planning team are produced to a high quality and to agreed deadlines. This role will be measured against the timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Undertake all staff management duties for their team, including undertaking relevant Performance Management and People Review activities.
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

Essential:

  • Extensive experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Extensive experience and expert knowledge of Asta.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (contractor side).
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.

Please contact Joe Moss if you would like to hear more information about this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently seeking a Senior Planner to join a Principal Contractor in their Construction division. The company has grown year on year after winning large new build commercial and residential Construction schemes, along side refurbishment and reactive maintenance works.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Senior is to lead the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using Asta software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with multiple clients directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Senior Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike. He/she will also be expected to manage/mentor less experienced staff within a dynamic project environment.

You will ideally have prior expertise in Residential or Commercial Construction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for projects incorporating resource loading/forecasting, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on key issues and focus areas. This includes weekly dashboards, incorporating (but not limited to) Project Issues, Key Risks, Programme movement and recovery plans, Client Issues and Change.
  • Lead the preparation of any high level strategic programmes as required for use when meeting the client and/or Internal Management (Plan on a Page).
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning processes, including PMS updates.
  • Ensure all reports from their planning team are produced to a high quality and to agreed deadlines. This role will be measured against the timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Undertake all staff management duties for their team, including undertaking relevant Performance Management and People Review activities.
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

Essential:

  • Extensive experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Extensive experience and expert knowledge of Asta.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (contractor side).
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.

Please contact Joe Moss if you would like to hear more information about this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Freelance
HS2 – Central London

Currently looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a High Speed Two (HS2) project in Central London.

The role would see you work on a large civil engineering package of the job, joining an existing and established team, supporting the overall completion of this project. Full QS duties with the exception of procurement, you would also be expected to support the more junior members of the team. A real focus on the close out of lots of sub contractor accounts, so being able to demonstrate this is essential.

Main Contracting experience is essential, on a major project similar to HS2, such as Thames Tideway, Crossrail etc.
1 Stage interview with a view to start at the end of the month.

Competitive Day rate on a 6 month rolling contract

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A regional main contracting business have identified the need to recruit a Contracts Manager to head up project delivery within their Residential contracting unit.

As a division the residential team have seen turnover double in the past year, they have 6-8 live projects running at any given time with values ranging from £2M-£26M in value. Projects operate in an hours radius of their Bucks HQ and are predominantly procured on a single stage tendered basis. Primarily Design & Build form of contract with repeat business clients within Housing Association, Local Authority and Charitable Trust organisations.

What we are looking for?

  • We have been tasked to identify a proven manager who has a pedigree of residential project delivery, with most importantly a recent employment history with main contractors as opposed to residential developers.
  • You will be proven in full life cycle project delivery with D&B schemes ranging in value to c£20M
  • You will be searching for career progression and see the next logical step being into Contracts Management, whilst having your eye on targeting the opportunity to take leadership responsibility for the Residential sector.
  • Full lifecycle project capabilities from tender stage to completion, comfortable taking a client facing role and adept in people management skills.
  • You will reside in a location which is central to the Thames Valley / West London region

Whats in it for you?

  • Secured and guaranteed workload with a healthy forward order book of contracts
  • Projects ranging upwards to £25M in value
  • Career progression opportunity both as Contracts Manager but more importantly in future progression into Divisional Management
  • Highly competitive remuneration opportunity
  • Autonomy and Support

This opportunity comes with real and tangible personal career progression opportunities. If you are keen to target a role within a progressive and inclusive organisation, a business which truly value their staff and welcome the opportunity for organic growth, this is the role you are looking for.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* London Area
* Perm – Flexible Working

An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the London Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of a number of key London Locations, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

You would own your own project, with the suppoort of a Commercial Manager 2-3 days a week.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Commercial Manager, as well as the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 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 to ensure they enhance the companies commitment to continuous improvement.

* 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

* 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are again assisting this major main contracting group to recruit an Intermediate Level Quantity Surveyor to join their site based commercial team on new build schemes in West London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely as part of the Commercial team to ensure commercial viability of contracts.
  • Taking an active role in the management of the contractors supply chain to ensure relationships are developed with subcontractors.
  • Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
  • Be involved in the procurement of Subcontract partners including preparation of bid enquiry documentation and critical evaluation of bids.
  • Administer contractual documents to both the Client and Subcontractors.
  • Assist in the management of change by maintaining detailed schedules of values and ensuring the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations.
  • Collate and calculate information required to assist the wider Commercial team in the production and maintenance of a detailed cost to complete including schedules of Subcontractor liabilities.
  • Liaise with operational and engineering staff to maintain site records.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Able to communicate effectively with site team and subcontractors.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • A self-starter with a flexible but robust approach, a good team player and able to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work alone without constant direction.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Aware of individual Health and Safety responsibilities and adheres to company health and safety policy and procedures.
  • A working knowledge of Quantity Surveying through job experience or training
  • Degree / HND(C) Level qualification
  • Fully conversant with the Microsoft suite of packages.

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a recent track history of employment as assistant and or project QS with a main contractor. You will have held hands on commercial responsibilities on projects in excess of £10M in value and now see this as your logical next career move?

You will live in a commutable distance to the West London area, ideally Degree or HND qualified and have at least 3 years site based commercial experience. For these skills and experiences you will in turn move your career forwards with this highly desirable, successful and secure major contracting group.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A Project Planner vacancy exits with this high ranking, profitable and secure main contract organisation operating in London and the Central Southern to South East region.

As Project Planner you role is to lead, improve and promote the planning function within the Construction Business to ensure bids are fully analysed for programme, methodology and risk during the pre-construction phases, together with periodic audits of live projects. To develop and maintain positive relationships internally and externally and to promote and protect the company reputation whilst remaining customer focused, in-line with company policies, procedures and values.

Additionally you will ensure that they have the best chance of winning profitable workload and that gateway governance requirements are complied with, ensuring consistently high quality, accurate and consistent production of programmes.

Your role will also ensure that the financial strategy is fully implemented and realised.

Your Planning responsibilities will include:

  • To oversee programme and planning activities where allocated in the pre-construction/design phase.
  • Preparation of bid documentation including method statements and site logistic plans.
  • Input into the Project Execution Plans as handover document to construction team.
  • Programming includes all types such as construction, procurement and design.
  • Input into the project risk register.
  • Advise on the programme and method implications of any value engineering options that arise.
  • Input into 2nd stage works/negotiated projects from technical, programming and buildability perspectives.
  • Input into risk management procedures across the Division.
  • Create, own, update and communicate construction output rates and planning procedures across the Division.
  • Input into preparation of prelims book updating with output rates and ratios from completed projects.
  • Assess all bids for value engineering and alternatives with design and commercial teams.
  • Work closely with Estimators and Surveyors in preparing cost plans and final bid prices.
  • Work with supply chain to provide specialist input especially M&E.
  • Audit live projects to verify progress reports as need arises.
  • Mentor trainees when on secondment to procurement team including reviews.
  • Prepare temporary works schemes including scaffolding, site logistics, etc. and obtain competitive quotations for inclusion in tender submissions.

In return you will be joining a renowned and successful main contract brand, a business which is prevalent in securing work in the Education and Residential sectors across London and the South East.

For more information on this opportunity and the employing company please don’t hesitate to contact us….

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contracts Manager required to join the South Western Regional team of this renowned main contracting group. Based from the Bristol area you will cover the South West including projects in Plymouth and Exeter.

Company:

This organisation is one of the largest and most successful privately owned construction and development groups in the UK. As one of the top 20 construction companies in the UK they understand their responsibilities to staff, clients, communities, supply chain and the environment.

Over the past five years, they have secured projects with a value of almost £3 billion and 63% of these were for returning clients. Their construction teams undertake work in ten key sectors which include; education, health, leisure, commercial, residential, industrial and distribution.

Role:

As a Contracts Manager you will head up site based operations on either 2-3 live schemes at any given time with project values in the £20-40M bracket, OR take lead responsibility on a much larger scheme exceeding £60M in value.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
  • Manage the selection of sub-contractors
  • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
  • Monitor budget
  • Develop a programme, monitor progress and ensure the contracts are delivered on time.
  • Ensure contracts comply with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Ensure site personnel (including visitors) are aware of their own Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Manage the identification of site hazards and ensure assessments and risk control methods are implemented.
  • Ensure the performance of reporting staff are monitor through regular appraisals and reviews.
  • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met.
  • Maintain the trust and support of reporting personnel
  • Support individuals who have problems that may affect their performance.
  • Manage/implement procedures on Recruitment, Discipline and Grievance.

What you’ll need to succeed:

In order to succeed you will have previous experience within construction, working on behalf of a tier one main contractor as Senior Project / Contract Manager. You will be able to demonstrate a stable and ideally progressive career background, with it being essential that you have experience within similar sector and valued works.

You will have the relevant qualifications to undertake the role as a Contracts Manager including; CSCS, SMSTS & 1ST Aid Accreditation’s.

What you’ll get in return:

In return you will receive a competitive salary commensurate to your experience and the role, additionally a car or car allowance and travel expenses. A contributory pension along with discounted health care schemes and other benefits.

How to apply:

In order to apply please apply directly to this web advert or send a copy of your most up to date CV us or to gain more detailed insight simply call on the details provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Bristol / South West Area
* Perm
An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Senior Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the South West Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of some key offices in and around Bristol, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 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 to ensure they enhance Alstom’s commitment to continuous improvement.

* 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Substantial experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Freelance
HS2 – Central London

Currently looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a High Speed Two (HS2) project in Central London.

The role would see you work on a large civil engineering package of the job, joining an existing and established team, supporting the overall completion of this project. Full QS duties with the exception of procurement, you would also be expected to support the more junior members of the team.

Main Contracting experience is essential, on a major project similar to HS2, such as Thames Tideway, Crossrail etc.
1 Stage interview with a view to start the first week in January

Competitive Day rate on a 6 month rolling contract

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contracts Manager required to join this successful and highly regarded regional main contracting organisation.

Company:

This organisation is one of the leading regionalised main contracting companies operating in the Thames Valley, West London and Surrey border regions. A successful privately owned construction and development contractor they understand their responsibilities to staff, clients, communities, supply chain and the environment.

Coming out of the pandemic period they have secured contracts within the educational and commercial sectors with imminent and live projects centred in the West London and Surrey patch. Projects are traditional and D&B JCT contracts with values ranging up to £15M

Role:

As a Contracts Manager you will head up site based operations on 3-4 live schemes at any given time. Projects will range in value typically being c£15M with locations covering Thames Valley, West London & Southern Home Counties, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
  • Manage the selection of sub-contractors
  • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
  • Monitor budget
  • Develop a programme, monitor progress and ensure the contracts are delivered on time.
  • Ensure contracts comply with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Ensure site personnel (including visitors) are aware of their own Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Manage the identification of site hazards and ensure assessments and risk control methods are implemented.
  • Ensure the performance of reporting staff are monitor through regular appraisals and reviews.
  • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met.
  • Maintain the trust and support of reporting personnel
  • Support individuals who have problems that may affect their performance.
  • Manage/implement procedures on Recruitment, Discipline and Grievance.

What you’ll need to succeed:

In order to succeed you will have previous experience within construction, working on behalf of a main contractor as Senior Project / Contract Manager. You will be able to demonstrate a stable and ideally progressive career background, with it being essential that you have experience within similar sector and valued works.

You will have the relevant qualifications to undertake the role as a Contracts Manager including; CSCS, SMSTS & 1ST Aid Accreditation’s.

You will reside in a location central to West London and Surrey based projects

What you’ll get in return:

In return you will receive a competitive salary commensurate to your experience and the role, additionally a car or car allowance and travel expensed. A contributory pension along with discounted health care schemes and other benefits.

How to apply:

In order to apply please apply directly to this web advert or send a copy of your most up to date CV us or to gain more detailed insight simply call on the details provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Commercial Manager

Birmingham

Rail Infrastructure

£90 – 95K Plus Bonus, Car, HC

A great opportunity to head up a large £100m section of a Major Project, joining a very employee focused main tier 1 contractor. This role would see you heading up a large commercial team, reporting into the commercial director.

Role Profile

Including but not limited to

* Actively participate in setting up the commercial strategy for your portfolio including resource engagement and allocation
* Lead, manage, develop and train the commercial teams across your portfolio of projects
* Raise commercial awareness and embed commercial focus and best practise across each project team
* To lead on all contractual matters from inception to close out via in depth understanding of the contract and its implications for profit delivery.
* The preparation of contract documents, including bills of quantities, specifications, drawings
* Manage the Risk & Opportunities process to allow for the identification of Risk and Opportunities during the tender and construction phases and ensure the Commercial function delivers contractual solutions and strategies that balance these risk and opportunities.
* Set and manage budgets ensuring all costs are correctly allocated into the relevant WBS
* Establishment of robust project life cycle cost forecasts updated monthly and monitored against agreed targets
* Proactively drive the recording of all contractual entitlements, ensure timely notification of events and accurate pricing and substantiation of change
* Negotiation and agreement of variations with supply chain and Owner Participant
* Establish and maintain rigorous cost controls including early warning systems and provide robust accurate financial data and management reports on each project through the monthly reporting cycle including EVM.
* Provide procurement support to ensure each project is delivered safely, timely, at the least cost and to optimal quality.
* Ensure all procurement expenditure has been validated by the operational delivery team and identified under the budget as necessary to deliver the project
* Deliver contractually agreed cash flow and ensure all AFP’s are submitted / assessed in line with the contractual timescales.
* Ensure all valid Supply Chain payments are made in line with the relevant supplier agreement.
* Negotiate and agree contractual disputes and final accounts within DFA levels
* Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested

Person Specifics

Working in a finance or commercial function within the engineering or construction sector having hands on experience working for contractors as a Commercial Manager on large civils or infrastructure projects
* Working knowledge of finance systems and various forms of contracts
* Cost and budget administration
* Financial and commercial reporting to board level
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Qualifications
* Degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
* Minimum 5 years Commercial Management of large infrastructure projects.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Birmingham

Perm – £60-£66k Plus Car, discretionary bonus

Rail Infrastructure

An exciting opportunity to Join a large significant rail infrastructure project in Birmingham. You’d be working on a new section of the project in a team running the £80m package of works, due to be delivered over the next 3 Years, part of a much bigger major project.

Great opportunity for professional development joining a company that puts training at the top of its priorities.

Role Profile:

Including but not limited to

* Working with the Commercial Manager you will lead, manage, develop and train the commercial teams across your portfolio of projects, Managing 1-2 QS’s and 4 Cost Clerks.
* Raise commercial awareness and embed commercial focus and best practise across each project team
* Lead on all contractual matters from inception to close out via in depth understanding of the contract and its implications for profit delivery.
* Assisting in the preparation of contract documents, including bills of quantities, specifications, drawings
* Manage the Risk & Opportunities process to allow for the identification of Risk and Opportunities during the tender and construction phases and ensure the Commercial function delivers contractual solutions and strategies that balance these risk and opportunities.
* Set and manage budgets ensuring all costs are correctly allocated into the relevant WBS
* Establishment of robust project life cycle cost forecasts updated monthly and monitored against agreed targets
* Proactively drive the recording of all contractual entitlements, ensure timely notification of events and accurate pricing and substantiation of change
* Establish and maintain rigorous cost controls including early warning systems and provide robust accurate financial data and management reports on each project through the monthly reporting cycle including EVM.
* Provide procurement support to ensure each project is delivered safely, timely, at the least cost and to optimal quality.
* Ensuring all procurement expenditure has been validated by the operational delivery team and identified under the budget as necessary to deliver the project
* Deliver contractually agreed cash flow and ensure all AFP’s are submitted / assessed in line with the contractual timescales.
* Ensure all valid Supply Chain payments are made in line with the relevant supplier agreement.
* Negotiate and agree contractual disputes and final accounts within DFA levels
* Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested

Person Specification
Working as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor position within the engineering or construction sector having hands on experience working for contractors as a Commercial Manager on large civils or infrastructure projects
* Working knowledge of finance systems and various forms of contracts
* Cost and budget administration
* Financial and commercial reporting to board level
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Qualifications
* Degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
* Minimum 5 years Commercial Management experience as an SQS or QS with a proven track record in major projects.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Freelance
HS2 – Central London

Currently looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a High Speed Two (HS2) project in Central London.

The role would see you work on a large civil engineering package of the job, joining an existing and established team, supporting the overall completion of this project. Full QS duties with the exception of procurement, you would also be expected to support the more junior members of the team.

Main Contracting experience is essential, on a major project similar to HS2, such as Thames Tideway, Crossrail etc.
1 Stage interview with a view to start the first week in January

Competitive Day rate on a 6 month rolling contract

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The Thames Valley regional team of this national contracting group have identified the need to strength their work winning team and recruit a Proposals Manager.

Based from their Berkshire based office you will be responsible for:

  • Participate and contribute to the development and incorporation of bid win themes within proposals. Ensure clear structure and consistency across sections
  • Participate and oversee a storyboard process at proposal, section and/or question levels.
  • Demonstrates use of document planning software to aid authors and control content of bids
  • Support and share best practise / lessons learned through a Knowledge Bank and the Proposals Library
  • Inputs to planning activities with horizons of typically 12 months
  • Operates within agreed operational and/or management guidelines including IMS Proposals GN
  • Interacts with client or users around specific work efforts and deliverables
  • Supports delivery of Health and Safety policy and standards
  • Manages the activities of others to meet deadlines and quality standards
  • taking account of impact outside area of responsibility
  • Identifies ways to reduce cost and improve service
  • Manages variable costs (e.g. overtime and agency costs)
  • Typically first line manager with overall people responsibility

Your required skills and training will include:

  • Qualified in appropriate discipline (APMP or technical qualifications – Degree

or similar)

  • Experience of Bid Management / business development / Support
  • Has excellent awareness of the Proposals Library and Internet Knowledge Banks.
  • Intermediary IT skills in Microsoft Office Suite particularly Word and PowerPoint. Preferably Creative suite. Awareness and understanding of other supporting software including mind genius or similar
  • Able to develop comprehensive answer and document plans, including requirements for supporting information, using appropriate tools and software, such as Mind Genius etc.
  • Able to effectively manage available resources to ensure that all bids are delivered to the required standards.
  • Able to engage with wider areas of the business (e.g. marketing, operations etc, procurement, safety and sustainability) in order to acquire information & resources which will strengthen the quality of bids
  • Able to analyse Bid Documents and identify Critical Success Factors, Win Themes and Differentiators leading to clear messaging which aligns with the scoring criteria.
  • Demonstrates good persuasive Writing Skills which are prescriptive and well substantiated with evidence, performance data, graphics etc.
  • Ability to create Executive summaries that are aligned to strategic aims and operational approaches.

In return for your skill and experience you will be joining a thriving regional business, a business which holds P&L responsibility and has secured lucrative workload through frameworks and two stage procurement processes.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is a new opportunity for a full time Ecologist to join our close-knit team, on a full-time permanent basis. As a key member of our Environment team, you will play an integral role in the implementation of our Environmental Strategy. As Ecologist you will carry out ecological studies across a range of projects and environments to identify and advise how together we can balance the needs of our projects with those of the environment.

Our client is also a leading Arboriculture and Forestry Contractor, with well over a decade of experience and expertise in the forestry sector. We have forged a strong industry reputation and we believe we have an unrivalled skill set and peerless knowledge of forestry work at all levels.

They have seen recent significant growth and are proud to be a Principal Contractor and Framework Contractor of NWR, as well as having some exciting projects underway in woodland management, timber harvesting, rail and civils works across the country. We are seeking skilled and experienced colleagues in a range of disciplines to support our growth and help us provide a service that is second to none.

About the role:

This is a hands-on role in which you will conduct ecological studies and impact assessments across a range of projects and environments to identify and advise how together we can balance the needs of our projects with those of the environment. Ideally you will have previous experience of Ecological Impact Assessments and hold some protected species survey licences (preferably of bats, newts, dormice). You will also be highly organised, have excellent analytical skills with experience in data collation and report-writing, as well as a member of CIEEM (or we will support you to achieve this).

Naturally, you will be field-based for a significant amount of your time, so you must be happy to work in all that the British weather has to offer! Based in Hampshire and conducting field work across the southern region, the successful candidate must be flexible in their approach to work, have a full driving license and be willing to travel.

Working hours: 40 hours per week. This role will require some out of hours working associated with ecological surveys, including weekends, evenings and overnight.

We offer the right candidate a highly competitive package.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is a new opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to design, lead and manage a new Commercial function. You will draw on your skills, experience and knowledge to establish an effective and forward-thinking service, to support our growing business.

They are a family-run SME where they value integrity, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and working together as one team so that they may give our clients the best possible service. They strive to provide a supportive environment where you can be your best self and have a tangible impact. If this sounds like something you would enjoy being a be part of, please reach out to us – we’d love to hear from you.

You will work alongside other major contractors, the client provides a whole manner of off-track services, including vegetation management, on-track plant hire, ecological support, civil engineering and fencing. All while maintaining a focus on quality, safety and efficiency.

As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the robust financial and resource management of multiple contracts, ensuring that we comply with commercial and financial governance. Maximising revenue and client benefits whilst minimising risk will be key to your success.

You will be a proactive communicator and keep key stakeholders informed through effective reporting and production of Contract Commercial Management Plans, as well as leading client meetings. Your proven ability to build excellent working relationships is therefore essential.

You will be supported to draw on your experience to design and grow your function. In the establishment phase, this role will also naturally see you involved with some operational activities such as carrying out QS pricing.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying (or similar) or equivalent experience.

  • Substantial experience within Rail/Construction/Civils sector and excellent industry knowledge.

  • Experience and knowledge of relevant legislation.

  • Membership of RICS, CICES or CIOB (desirable)

We offer the right candidate a highly competitive package.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently seeking a Senior Planner to join a Principal Contractor in their Construction division. The company has grown year on year after winning large new build commercial and residential Construction schemes, along side refurbishment and reactive maintenance works.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Senior is to lead the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using Asta software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with multiple clients directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Senior Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike. He/she will also be expected to manage/mentor less experienced staff within a dynamic project environment.

You will ideally have prior expertise in Residential or Commercial Construction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for projects incorporating resource loading/forecasting, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on key issues and focus areas. This includes weekly dashboards, incorporating (but not limited to) Project Issues, Key Risks, Programme movement and recovery plans, Client Issues and Change.
  • Lead the preparation of any high level strategic programmes as required for use when meeting the client and/or Internal Management (Plan on a Page).
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning processes, including PMS updates.
  • Ensure all reports from their planning team are produced to a high quality and to agreed deadlines. This role will be measured against the timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Undertake all staff management duties for their team, including undertaking relevant Performance Management and People Review activities.
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

Essential:

  • Extensive experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Extensive experience and expert knowledge of Asta.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (contractor side).
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.

Please contact Joe Moss if you would like to hear more information about this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Bristol / South West Area
* Perm
An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Senior Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the Sout West Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of some key offices in and around Bristol, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 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 to ensure they enhance Alstom’s commitment to continuous improvement.

* 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Substantial experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned specialist contractor and main contractor with their search for an experienced Project Quantity Surveyors to join their construction major projects division based in NW London.

As Project Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include;

  • The company Health and Safety policy is complied with and promoted.
  • The project commercial team is properly supervised and supported.
  • Project commercial tasks and targets including the maximisation of profit and budgetary control are delivered.
  • In the first instance company procedures and protocols are complied with by the project commercial team.
  • The procurement of Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Supply packages are as far as possible within pre-agreed budgetary constraints.
  • Work package tender returns are properly analysed, and pre-start meetings attended and detailed Order placement recommendations are submitted to the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Orders are placed with Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers in accordance with company procedures and contractual arrangements.
  • Interim and final account applications from Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers are received and payments made in accordance with current legislation and company protocols;
  • Subject to any approval requirements by the Senior and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor interim and final account applications for payment and retention release are submitted on behalf for the Company.
  • Internal cost and value reconciliation reports are prepared for approval by the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Changes/variations are submitted and agreed with the Employer on a regular basis.
  • Written instructions are received, or confirmation of verbal instructions issued.
  • The Value Engineering process is properly managed.
  • The Building Contract in the first instance is properly administered and the interests of the company in respect of extension of time and loss and/or expense entitlements protected and maintained.
  • Sub-Contractor/Consultant/Supplier claims are in the first instance properly administered
  • Subject to approval of the Managing and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor Sub-Contract; Consultant and Suppliers final accounts are properly administered in accordance with the commercial interests of the Company.
  • Accurate and appropriate records are maintained.
  • Take-offs, measurement, scheduling preparation of bills of quantities are properly carried out.
  • Appropriate training and mentoring of the project commercial team takes place.
  • Project level correspondence is instigated and responded to properly and in a professional manner.
  • Appropriate attendance to project related meetings occurs
  • Partial Possession notices are submitted where appropriate.
  • Requests for Section and Practical Completion are submitted and records kept in support of application
  • Attend design team meetings to ensure compliance with Contract and minimise unnecessary cost.
  • Attend meetings reviewing matters such as Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM, planning to ensure Contract and cost is properly managed.
  • In the absence of a Senior Quantity Surveyor carry out their role as adequately as possible and inform the Managing Surveyor and/or Head(s) of the Commercial Department of any duties you have difficulty with.

What we’re looking for:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
  • Commercially astute with substantially proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction Industry working for main contract or shell & core specialist subcontractor
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC & JCT) and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint).

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding your skills and expertise in commercial management project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contracts Manager required to join the South Western Regional team of this renowned main contracting group. Based from the Bristol area you will cover the South West including projects in Plymouth and Exeter.

Company:

This organisation is one of the largest and most successful privately owned construction and development groups in the UK. As one of the top 20 construction companies in the UK they understand their responsibilities to staff, clients, communities, supply chain and the environment.

Over the past five years, they have secured projects with a value of almost £3 billion and 63% of these were for returning clients. Their construction teams undertake work in ten key sectors which include; education, health, leisure, commercial, residential, industrial and distribution.

Role:

As a Contracts Manager you will head up site based operations on either 2-3 live schemes at any given time with project values in the £20-40M bracket, OR take lead responsibility on a much larger scheme exceeding £60M in value.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
  • Manage the selection of sub-contractors
  • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
  • Monitor budget
  • Develop a programme, monitor progress and ensure the contracts are delivered on time.
  • Ensure contracts comply with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Ensure site personnel (including visitors) are aware of their own Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Manage the identification of site hazards and ensure assessments and risk control methods are implemented.
  • Ensure the performance of reporting staff are monitor through regular appraisals and reviews.
  • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met.
  • Maintain the trust and support of reporting personnel
  • Support individuals who have problems that may affect their performance.
  • Manage/implement procedures on Recruitment, Discipline and Grievance.

What you’ll need to succeed:

In order to succeed you will have previous experience within construction, working on behalf of a tier one main contractor as Senior Project / Contract Manager. You will be able to demonstrate a stable and ideally progressive career background, with it being essential that you have experience within similar sector and valued works.

You will have the relevant qualifications to undertake the role as a Contracts Manager including; CSCS, SMSTS & 1ST Aid Accreditation’s.

What you’ll get in return:

In return you will receive a competitive salary commensurate to your experience and the role, additionally a car or car allowance and travel expenses. A contributory pension along with discounted health care schemes and other benefits.

How to apply:

In order to apply please apply directly to this web advert or send a copy of your most up to date CV us or to gain more detailed insight simply call on the details provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Quantity Surveyor
Rail – Tier 1
London
Perm £42’000 – £52’000 plus package

Potential Flex Working

A genuinely exciting opportunity to join a fantastic Rail Tier 1 Contractor based in central London on a significant Rail Infrastructure project. A principle contractor with significant secured forward order book, a very healthy bank balance and some of the most rewarded staff in the industry.

A company I’ve worked with for a long time are looking to add an extra QS to the existing team on a new project. This is a great team, offering mentoring, progression and development. As long as you have UK Rail Infrastructure experience on the contracting side you will be able to transition well into this role.

It’s a very social team, with regular events and evenings out.

Flexible working once settled in and embedded in the team.
Choice of office / site Locations in and around London to suit your commute.
Benefits package is some of the very best in the business

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This Surrey based main contracting company have built a strong brand over almost 40 years of trading. They have secured future workloads which now demand they recruit an additional Contracts Manager to join their senior project delivery team.

As Contracts Manager you will report to and work closely with the Operations Manager to lead the full life cycle of projects from early tender stage through to timely delivery. Projects will range in value from £1M – 10M, covering a relatively local geographic region to their Surrey offices.

Projects are predominantly D&B single stage procured and as Contracts Manager you will hold key involvement encompassing all commercial, planning, programming and pre construction responsibilities. You will then follow the schemes through to post contact delivery. All site based responsibilities will be centred around empowering and supporting the site management team.

As Contracts Manager you will be able to prove a consistent track history of employment, taking the lead role in new build schemes, on behalf of main contractors. You will have demonstrable experience in delivering the full lifecycle of projects in the commercial, industrial, educational and local authority sectors. Possessing a minimum of 5 years site based senior management experience.

In return for your skills and experience you will be joining a highly regarded, renowned main contractor. A business with secured workloads in key sectors with ring fenced finance on future works. A business which offers a reward culture for the commitment of its management team, a business where you are valued, included and where the business owners are visible and intrinsic to its success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A Project Planner vacancy exits with this high ranking, profitable and secure main contract organisation operating in London and the Central Southern to South East region.

As Project Planner you role is to lead, improve and promote the planning function within the Construction Business to ensure bids are fully analysed for programme, methodology and risk during the pre-construction phases, together with periodic audits of live projects. To develop and maintain positive relationships internally and externally and to promote and protect the company reputation whilst remaining customer focused, in-line with company policies, procedures and values.

Additionally you will ensure that they have the best chance of winning profitable workload and that gateway governance requirements are complied with, ensuring consistently high quality, accurate and consistent production of programmes.

Your role will also ensure that the financial strategy is fully implemented and realised.

Your Planning responsibilities will include:

  • To oversee programme and planning activities where allocated in the pre-construction/design phase.
  • Preparation of bid documentation including method statements and site logistic plans.
  • Input into the Project Execution Plans as handover document to construction team.
  • Programming includes all types such as construction, procurement and design.
  • Input into the project risk register.
  • Advise on the programme and method implications of any value engineering options that arise.
  • Input into 2nd stage works/negotiated projects from technical, programming and buildability perspectives.
  • Input into risk management procedures across the Division.
  • Create, own, update and communicate construction output rates and planning procedures across the Division.
  • Input into preparation of prelims book updating with output rates and ratios from completed projects.
  • Assess all bids for value engineering and alternatives with design and commercial teams.
  • Work closely with Estimators and Surveyors in preparing cost plans and final bid prices.
  • Work with supply chain to provide specialist input especially M&E.
  • Audit live projects to verify progress reports as need arises.
  • Mentor trainees when on secondment to procurement team including reviews.
  • Prepare temporary works schemes including scaffolding, site logistics, etc. and obtain competitive quotations for inclusion in tender submissions.

In return you will be joining a renowned and successful main contract brand, a business which is prevalent in securing work in the Education and Residential sectors across London and the South East.

For more information on this opportunity and the employing company please don’t hesitate to contact us….

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contracts Manager required to join the Southern Regional team of this renowned main contracting group.

Company:

This organisation is one of the largest and most successful privately owned construction and development groups in the UK. As one of the top 20 construction companies in the UK they understand their responsibilities to staff, clients, communities, supply chain and the environment.

Over the past five years, they have secured projects with a value of almost £3 billion and 63% of these were for returning clients. Their construction teams undertake work in ten key sectors which include; education, health, leisure, commercial, residential, industrial and distribution.

Role:

As a Contracts Manager you will head up site based operations on 3-4 live schemes at any given time. Projects will range in value typically being c£30M with locations covering Thames Valley, West London & Southern Home Counties, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
  • Manage the selection of sub-contractors
  • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
  • Monitor budget
  • Develop a programme, monitor progress and ensure the contracts are delivered on time.
  • Ensure contracts comply with Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Ensure site personnel (including visitors) are aware of their own Health, Safety and Welfare requirements.
  • Manage the identification of site hazards and ensure assessments and risk control methods are implemented.
  • Ensure the performance of reporting staff are monitor through regular appraisals and reviews.
  • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met.
  • Maintain the trust and support of reporting personnel
  • Support individuals who have problems that may affect their performance.
  • Manage/implement procedures on Recruitment, Discipline and Grievance.

What you’ll need to succeed:

In order to succeed you will have previous experience within construction, working on behalf of a tier one main contractor as Senior Project / Contract Manager. You will be able to demonstrate a stable and ideally progressive career background, with it being essential that you have experience within similar sector and valued works.

You will have the relevant qualifications to undertake the role as a Contracts Manager including; CSCS, SMSTS & 1ST Aid Accreditation’s.

What you’ll get in return:

In return you will receive a competitive salary commensurate to your experience and the role, additionally a car or car allowance and travel expensed. A contributory pension along with discounted health care schemes and other benefits.

How to apply:

In order to apply please apply directly to this web advert or send a copy of your most up to date CV us or to gain more detailed insight simply call on the details provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* London Area
* Perm
An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Senior Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the London Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of a number of key London Locations, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 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 to ensure they enhance Alstom’s commitment to continuous improvement.

* 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Substantial experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Rail / Civil Engineering
Basingstoke / Wessex
Perm –

Currently I’m recruiting for a Rail or Civil Engineering experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for a Tier 1 Contractor on various large frameworks in the South, Wessex area.
This is an established Contractor with a proven pedigree, and solid pipeline of work into the next 5 years.
The commercial team has developed a very flexible and autonomous working environment, a very trusting team that allows people to work to their strengths. You’d be expected to drive to a couple of sites a week as part of the role, with the option to work remotely for the rest of the time.

If you think you’d thrive in this sort of team, then please give me a call or drop me your CV so I can give you some more information on the role and company.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job title: Quantity Surveyor – Rail De Vegetation

Type: Contract

Location: bicester / aylesbury

Rate: £Negotiable on experience

Job Reference: JHJQS

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join one of the leading engineering organisations and play a vital role in the commercial team. This role will be site based

Role

The role will see you getting involved with detailed commercial works. The role includes interface with both clients and contractors and will be delivery focused.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial and cost management as designated
  • Be responsible for working on procurement schedule
  • Work closely with delivery team toward project completion

Essential requirements:

  • Quantity surveyor qualified with experience of uk market
  • Background in achieving goals
  • Ability to demonstrate technical expertise
  • Engineering background

To apply please contact Josh Hill at advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned specialist contractor and main contractor with their search for an experienced Project Quantity Surveyors to join their construction major projects division based in NW London.

As Project Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include;

  • The company Health and Safety policy is complied with and promoted.
  • The project commercial team is properly supervised and supported.
  • Project commercial tasks and targets including the maximisation of profit and budgetary control are delivered.
  • In the first instance company procedures and protocols are complied with by the project commercial team.
  • The procurement of Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Supply packages are as far as possible within pre-agreed budgetary constraints.
  • Work package tender returns are properly analysed, and pre-start meetings attended and detailed Order placement recommendations are submitted to the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Orders are placed with Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers in accordance with company procedures and contractual arrangements.
  • Interim and final account applications from Sub-Contractors; Consultants and Suppliers are received and payments made in accordance with current legislation and company protocols;
  • Subject to any approval requirements by the Senior and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor interim and final account applications for payment and retention release are submitted on behalf for the Company.
  • Internal cost and value reconciliation reports are prepared for approval by the Senior and/or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Changes/variations are submitted and agreed with the Employer on a regular basis.
  • Written instructions are received, or confirmation of verbal instructions issued.
  • The Value Engineering process is properly managed.
  • The Building Contract in the first instance is properly administered and the interests of the company in respect of extension of time and loss and/or expense entitlements protected and maintained.
  • Sub-Contractor/Consultant/Supplier claims are in the first instance properly administered
  • Subject to approval of the Managing and/or Senior Quantity Surveyor Sub-Contract; Consultant and Suppliers final accounts are properly administered in accordance with the commercial interests of the Company.
  • Accurate and appropriate records are maintained.
  • Take-offs, measurement, scheduling preparation of bills of quantities are properly carried out.
  • Appropriate training and mentoring of the project commercial team takes place.
  • Project level correspondence is instigated and responded to properly and in a professional manner.
  • Appropriate attendance to project related meetings occurs
  • Partial Possession notices are submitted where appropriate.
  • Requests for Section and Practical Completion are submitted and records kept in support of application
  • Attend design team meetings to ensure compliance with Contract and minimise unnecessary cost.
  • Attend meetings reviewing matters such as Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM, planning to ensure Contract and cost is properly managed.
  • In the absence of a Senior Quantity Surveyor carry out their role as adequately as possible and inform the Managing Surveyor and/or Head(s) of the Commercial Department of any duties you have difficulty with.

What we’re looking for:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
  • Commercially astute with substantially proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction Industry working for main contract or shell & core specialist subcontractor
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC & JCT) and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint).

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding your skills and expertise in commercial management project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.