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.

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join Alstom in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a planner to assist in programme planning on multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Project Planner is to manage 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager, the Project 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, 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 project progress and critical issues.
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • 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.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value 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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join Alstom in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a planner to assist in programme planning on multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Project Planner is to manage 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager, the Project 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, 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 project progress and critical issues.
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • 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.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Assistant Project Planner is to assist with 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 P6 Project Planning software.

Reporting to the Lead Planner, the Assistant Project 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in developing comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Assist with monitoring the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Assist in identifying critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Assist in providing regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Assist in providing sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Assist in ensuring that programmes are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Assist in ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Problem solving and resolution skills and techniques.
  • Action orientated – ‘can do’ approach.
  • Awareness of Planning Software (Primavera/Asta/Microsoft Project etc.) and Planning concepts (Critical Path, Float etc.).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Assistant Project Planner is to assist with 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 P6 Project Planning software.

Reporting to the Lead Planner, the Assistant Project 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in developing comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Assist with monitoring the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Assist in identifying critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Assist in providing regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Assist in providing sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Assist in ensuring that programmes are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Assist in ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Problem solving and resolution skills and techniques.
  • Action orientated – ‘can do’ approach.
  • Awareness of Planning Software (Primavera/Asta/Microsoft Project etc.) and Planning concepts (Critical Path, Float etc.).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

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 an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join Alstom in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a planner to assist in programme planning on multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Project Planner is to manage 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager, the Project 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, 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 project progress and critical issues.
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • 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.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • 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.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value 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.

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Planner to join a highly reputable Consultancy and Main Contractor in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a lead planner to deliver a programme of multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Lead Planner 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Lead 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.

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.
  • Manage/mentor a small team (1-3 Planners/Assistant/Graduate Planners) to successfully deliver projects assigned to the team.
  • 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 Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of Rail Signalling.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of Primavera Risk / Quantitive Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Planner to join a highly reputable Consultancy and Main Contractor in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a lead planner to deliver a programme of multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Lead Planner 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Lead 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.

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.
  • Manage/mentor a small team (1-3 Planners/Assistant/Graduate Planners) to successfully deliver projects assigned to the team.
  • 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 Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of Rail Signalling.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of Primavera Risk / Quantitive Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA).

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Planner to join a highly reputable Consultancy and Main Contractor in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a lead planner to deliver a programme of multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Lead Planner 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Lead 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.

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.
  • Manage/mentor a small team (1-3 Planners/Assistant/Graduate Planners) to successfully deliver projects assigned to the team.
  • 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 Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of Rail Signalling.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of Primavera Risk / Quantitive Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA).

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.

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.

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.

I am currently seeking a Senior/Lead Planner to join a Principal Contractor in their infrastructure division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Senior/Lead Planner 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 P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Senior/Lead 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 civil or rail systems as this particular project is multidisciplinary.

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.
  • Manage/mentor a small team (1-3 Planners/Assistant/Graduate Planners) to successfully deliver projects assigned to the team.
  • 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 Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of Tunnelling, Heavy Eathworks and Bridges
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of Primavera Risk / Quantitive Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA).

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.

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.