An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Lead Planner in St Albans. Our client are a international construction and engineering company

Role:

The successful candidate will support lead the programme and planning management for the team in the preconstruction and construction phases.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop regular reports to feedback on progress and performance on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Lead the development of the baseline contract programme, covering all aspects of design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover
  • Responsible for developing a 4D graphical model where required or 2D phasing plans
  • Engaging with the supply chain to develop the project programme
  • Lead and coordinate with others in the duties under planning and programme management in the preconstruction process

Essential Requirements:

  • Successful working track record of working with clients, contractors and other stakeholders on live construction projects
  • Extensive knowledge of UK and EU legal framework, in particular contract management
  • Advanced Primavera P6 Training Management costs and resources
  • Advanced contract awareness, understanding JCT and NEC forms of contract

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional body
  • Experience managing Planning teams

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Blair at Advance TRS

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Senior Planner in Bermondsey or St Albans. Our client are a international construction and engineering company

Role:

The successful candidate will support the management team with the planning and programming of the design, procurement and construction activities.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead in the preparation of a construction target programme, highlighting areas of improvement against the contract programme
  • Be responsible for developing a 4D graphical model where required and 2D phasing plans
  • Maintain electronic files and administration of planning and programme documents
  • Assist in the production of project prelim books
  • Report to the Regional Planner regarding the current programme position on all projects
  • Conduct regular review programmes with Regional Planner

Essential Requirements:

  • Relevant degree or diploma
  • Advanced Primavera P6 Training managing costs and resources
  • Extensive knowledge of UK and EU legal framework, in particular contract management
  • Working experience managing planning teams

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional body
  • Understanding JCT and NEC forms of contract

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Blair at Advance TRS

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

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

Job Role: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 + Competitive benefits package

Location: Midsomer Norton (Hybrid Working)

Are you an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor looking for your next opportunity?

If so, my client is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to help successfully deliver a range of water projects; and to assist with new framework bids, maintaining existing agreements which will include all commercial requirements such as annual rate uplift calculations and attendance at framework review meetings.

About the Role:

  • As a managing quantity surveyor you are expected to provide commercial support to the delivery teams. This will include commercial management at a framework level including a wide variety of different and complex contract types. The role would need to manage tight deadlines to meet both internal and external reporting periods.
  • Review and negotiate awarded contracts to ensure a commercially beneficial position to the business.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time compilation of reporting to meet strict monthly deadlines. These reports feed into a wider batch of reporting completed across the business and you will be expected to provide support and feedback to both the delivery teams and management where required.
  • Responsible for invoicing your own portfolio of projects in line with both on-site progress and contractual requirements, whilst monitoring the overall cost position and ensuring it is maintained at a positive level.
  • Ensuring that the change control process is implemented correctly with the Delivery Team and that quotations are turned around within 7 days.
  • Ensuring that project final accounts are agreed and signed off as swiftly by liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project spend along with the delivery team, reviewing budgets to ensure the business and its customers are receiving value for money. Where possible identifying areas for savings and alternative procurement options that may bring about savings in cost or programme.
  • Responsible for the swift set up of contracts to ensure stakeholders have access to key information as soon as possible.
  • Support the rest of the commercial team with advice and guidance, and provide training and coaching as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Mechanical and/or electrical background is desirable
  • Confident in reading and understanding project scope documents & drawings (P&IDs / schedules / BCDs)
  • Competency of MS Excel to advanced level
  • Experience in EQUE2 (desirable)
  • Estimating experience
  • Water industry experience
  • Experience working for a subcontractor (desirable)
  • Management experience
  • Experience of completing framework bids
  • Experience of managing commercial elements of frameworks

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Planner to work with a growing Principal Contractor. The Project Planner will report to the Planning Manager working closely with a Senior Planner to deliver reports in a timely manner for a major highways scheme.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, build and update programmes for multiple projects across a range of disciplines.
  • Work with the estimators and delivery team to produce programmes that are commercially attractive to the client.
  • Help the team to identify and evaluate the risks within the project, not only with regards to planning, but the whole project.
  • Develop relationships with teams to ensure that we share resources, innovation, and process to deliver efficiently as one.
  • Identify better and more efficient ways of achieving the current outcomes.
  • Put HSQE and wellbeing at the heart of decision making.

Skills & Expertise

  • Engineering knowledge with relevant experience in suitable disciplines (such as Structures, Construction, Geotechnical, earthworks, highways)
  • An excellent knowledge developed over time in applying planning software to create clear, comprehensible, and realistic programmes.
  • The ability to plan from first principles.
  • Good knowledge of planning software (such as MS-Project, Asta Powerproject or P6 Primavera).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good level of NEC3 knowledge, and knowledge of how it should be applied to the contract programme.
  • Understanding of construction design.

Qualifications

  • A related degree, diploma, or vocational qualification, or equivalent demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering.
  • Previous experience with a Principal contracting group operating in civil engineering, highways, or earthworks.

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

Job Role: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 + Competitive benefits package

Location: Midsomer Norton (Hybrid Working)

Are you an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor looking for your next opportunity?

If so, my client is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to help successfully deliver a range of water projects; and to assist with new framework bids, maintaining existing agreements which will include all commercial requirements such as annual rate uplift calculations and attendance at framework review meetings.

About the Role:

  • As a managing quantity surveyor you are expected to provide commercial support to the delivery teams. This will include commercial management at a framework level including a wide variety of different and complex contract types. The role would need to manage tight deadlines to meet both internal and external reporting periods.
  • Review and negotiate awarded contracts to ensure a commercially beneficial position to the business.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time compilation of reporting to meet strict monthly deadlines. These reports feed into a wider batch of reporting completed across the business and you will be expected to provide support and feedback to both the delivery teams and management where required.
  • Responsible for invoicing your own portfolio of projects in line with both on-site progress and contractual requirements, whilst monitoring the overall cost position and ensuring it is maintained at a positive level.
  • Ensuring that the change control process is implemented correctly with the Delivery Team and that quotations are turned around within 7 days.
  • Ensuring that project final accounts are agreed and signed off as swiftly by liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project spend along with the delivery team, reviewing budgets to ensure the business and its customers are receiving value for money. Where possible identifying areas for savings and alternative procurement options that may bring about savings in cost or programme.
  • Responsible for the swift set up of contracts to ensure stakeholders have access to key information as soon as possible.
  • Support the rest of the commercial team with advice and guidance, and provide training and coaching as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Mechanical and/or electrical background is desirable
  • Confident in reading and understanding project scope documents & drawings (P&IDs / schedules / BCDs)
  • Competency of MS Excel to advanced level
  • Experience in EQUE2 (desirable)
  • Estimating experience
  • Water industry experience
  • Experience working for a subcontractor (desirable)
  • Management experience
  • Experience of completing framework bids
  • Experience of managing commercial elements of frameworks

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.

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

Job Role: Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 + Competitive benefits package

Location: Midsomer Norton (Hybrid Working)

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for your next opportunity?

If so, my client is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to help deliver a range of water projects to assist with new framework bids and maintain existing agreements which will include all commercial requirements such as annual rate uplift calculations and attendance at framework review meetings.

About the Role:

  • As a quantity surveyor you are expected to provide commercial support to the delivery teams. This will include commercial management of a wide variety of different and complex contract types. The role would need to manage tight deadlines to meet both internal and external reporting periods.
  • Review and negotiate awarded contracts to ensure a commercially beneficial position to the business.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time compilation of reporting to meet strict monthly deadlines. These reports feed into a wider batch of reporting completed across the business and you will be expected to provide support and feedback to both the delivery teams and management where required.
  • Responsible for invoicing your own portfolio of projects in line with both on-site progress and contractual requirements, whilst monitoring the overall cost position and ensuring it is maintained at a positive level.
  • Ensuring that the change control process is implemented correctly with the Delivery Team and that quotations are turned around within 7 days.
  • Ensuring that project final accounts are agreed and signed off as swiftly by liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project spend along with the delivery team, reviewing budgets to ensure the business and its customers are receiving value for money. Where possible identifying areas for savings and alternative procurement options that may bring about savings in cost or programme.
  • Responsible for the swift set up of contracts to ensure stakeholders have access to key information as soon as possible.
  • Support the rest of the commercial team with advice and guidance, and provide training and coaching as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Mechanical and/or electrical background is desirable
  • Confident in reading and understanding project scope documents & drawings (P&IDs / schedules / BCDs)
  • Competency of MS Excel to advanced level
  • Experience in EQUE2 (desirable)
  • Estimating experience
  • Water industry experience
  • Experience working for a subcontractor (desirable)

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.

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

Job Role: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 + Competitive benefits package

Location: Midsomer Norton (Hybrid Working)

Are you an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor looking for your next opportunity?

If so, my client is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to help successfully deliver a range of water projects; and to assist with new framework bids, maintaining existing agreements which will include all commercial requirements such as annual rate uplift calculations and attendance at framework review meetings.

About the Role:

  • As a managing quantity surveyor you are expected to provide commercial support to the delivery teams. This will include commercial management at a framework level including a wide variety of different and complex contract types. The role would need to manage tight deadlines to meet both internal and external reporting periods.
  • Review and negotiate awarded contracts to ensure a commercially beneficial position to the business.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time compilation of reporting to meet strict monthly deadlines. These reports feed into a wider batch of reporting completed across the business and you will be expected to provide support and feedback to both the delivery teams and management where required.
  • Responsible for invoicing your own portfolio of projects in line with both on-site progress and contractual requirements, whilst monitoring the overall cost position and ensuring it is maintained at a positive level.
  • Ensuring that the change control process is implemented correctly with the Delivery Team and that quotations are turned around within 7 days.
  • Ensuring that project final accounts are agreed and signed off as swiftly by liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project spend along with the delivery team, reviewing budgets to ensure the business and its customers are receiving value for money. Where possible identifying areas for savings and alternative procurement options that may bring about savings in cost or programme.
  • Responsible for the swift set up of contracts to ensure stakeholders have access to key information as soon as possible.
  • Support the rest of the commercial team with advice and guidance, and provide training and coaching as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Mechanical and/or electrical background is desirable
  • Confident in reading and understanding project scope documents & drawings (P&IDs / schedules / BCDs)
  • Competency of MS Excel to advanced level
  • Experience in EQUE2 (desirable)
  • Estimating experience
  • Water industry experience
  • Experience working for a subcontractor (desirable)
  • Management experience
  • Experience of completing framework bids
  • Experience of managing commercial elements of frameworks

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.

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.

Join a global engineering company as a Project Controls Analyst, providing clear and timely visibility of project performance to enable rapid and effective decisions to be taken and control actions to be implemented on a fully informed basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain an accurate assessment of project section status at all times and provide reports to the Lead Project Controls Manager to consolidate reports to Project Director and the Client
  • Apply Earned Vale techniques to report progress and performance against the baselines through Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s)
  • Ensure the effective management of the time and financial contingency built into the schedule for the section and ensure that contingency allowances reflect the current project position.
  • Agree content and format of standard monthly progress, board and other reports with Senior Management and manage the timetable for monthly report production

Essential Experience

  • Ability to use Primavera P6 and other software
  • Strong knowledge of integrated project reporting
  • Very strong understanding of techniques for project planning, risk management, cost control and other facets of project controls
  • Experience in the railway environment
  • Relevant experience of project controls and reporting

APPLY NOW or call Sam Blair at Advance TRS

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

Senior Planner – Must be SC Cleared

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering Project Controls Planning and EVM expertise and analysis for projects, to produce accurate and timely schedule forecast information to enable business decision-making.
  • Quality of EV variance analysis for schedule performance. (SPI)
  • Supporting the development and continuous improvement of the end-to-end Planning processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Supporting the delivery of Planning tools and EVMS, templates and training to internal customers.
  • Reviewing project WBS and agreeing / recommending changes to the Project’s Control Manager.

Essential Experience

  • Active DV (Developed Vetting)
  • PrimaveraP6
  • Major construction projects
  • Stakeholder management
  • Planning software

Desirable

  • Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP).
  • APM, Prince 2 or PMI experience
  • Earned Value Management
  • Nuclear background/experience

APPLY NOW or contact Sam Blair at Advance TRS

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.

We have an exciting opportunity to join my client as a section planner / SSOW planner on current signalling works. We are looking for a competent SSOWPS who have ideally worked on signalling projects in the past.

To be considered for this role you must have had experience as a SSOW Planner and ideally have used SAP and have Rail Hub knowledge.

This opportunity is an urgent start and would be a 6 month rolling contract indie IR35 at a very competitive rate.

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

  • Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Freelance – £350 – £450 Umbrella
  • Sussex / Surrey
  • Transportation / Aviation
  • Client Side

Currently recruiting for a busy consultancy to work in ever expanding transportation team in Surrey / Sussex region.

The ideal candidate would have a client sided background, and have been operating as a Quantity surveyor in the infrastructure world for some time in the UK, someone proficient in NEC contracts.

The role would see you joining an established but rapidly growing team, working in a client organisations office, overseeing large scale investment, with a spend of over £1 Billion a year.

This would be a long term role for the right person, someone client facing, and a can do attitude.
Flexible working, 2 -3 days on site a week

Please send your CV to be considered,

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

Job Role: Technical Writer

Salary / Rate: £40,000 – £45,000 pa + Competitive package.

Location: Birmingham (Hybrid working)

Our client is looking for an experienced Technical Author to join their team in Birmingham, to prepare and publish technical documents in support of Clean & Wastewater projects on multiple frameworks.

About the Role:

  • Arrive at a thorough understanding of client and company standards for project technical documentation.
  • Edit and/or rewrite various sources of information into a uniform style and language for use in project documents.
  • Review of Operation & Maintenance manuals
  • Assemble and issue extensive asset data
  • Manage and liaise with external stakeholders on all projects
  • Prepare and publish technical documentation as required for projects teams.
  • Check and audit the activities of other technical writers as required.
  • Receive, register and file technical documentation and drawings.
  • Management of own time to agreed targets such that effort is efficiently spent.
  • Comply with company procedures and work instructions, guidance notes and other information that forms part of the quality assurance, health and safety and environmental management systems.
  • To fully participate in the development of procedures and systems for use within the Engineering and/or Project Delivery Department as applicable.
  • To communicate fully with other project team members and others on matters relating to the project.
  • To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined in the Health and Safety policy
  • Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.

About you:

  • Demonstrable relevant experience as a Technical Writer/Author, commensurate to the level of the role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Strong communicator
  • Work well at meeting KPIs
  • A minimum 5 GCSEs (or equivalent), to include Maths and English
  • Demonstrable advanced IT skills, especially in Microsoft Word

To discuss this role in more detail please call me on 07534579078 for a confidential discussion or email your enquiry and CV to ckn@advance-trs.com

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

Project Engineering – Mechanical – Clean water treatment

Key tasks and accountabilities:

  • Managing the interfaces and integration of the mechanical design with that of other disciplines.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the construction team to develop efficient, practical and safe solutions throughout the design stages, into construction and beyond
  • Develop various mechanical sub-contractor scopes for procurement
  • Review, evaluate and comment on sub-contractor tender returns
  • Commercial & technical negotiations with sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Follow through sub-contractor packages to site delivery and potentially installation
  • Specify equipment requirements and standards
  • Review and manage to the construction programme, mitigate delays and work with the team to achieve positive outcomes
  • Ensure regulatory, legislative, HSE, company and end client standards are maintained throughout the delivery programme.
  • Ensure all sub-contractor engineering designs meet required standards.
  • Communicate and manage relationships both internal and external.
  • Work with the Project Team to produce and review project plans / programs.
  • To ensure the project is driven to provide the best value solutions, and delivered on time and within budgets.
  • Produce and maintain all required documentation to develop project O&M
  • Assist with the commissioning planning when required and to distribute with sub-contractors, include commissioning within sub-contractor scopes.
  • Reporting to the M&E Project Manager, a positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed, the Project Engineer will be able to work on their own initiative and form part of a successful team.

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in the water sector, preferably with clean water
  • Knowledge of membrane systems advantageous
  • Be knowledgeable of the following: pumps/pipe systems, sludge, ozone generation systems, chemical dosing, water/wastewater treatment process equipment
  • Experience of 3D modelling for sub-contractor engagement, take off, review, wtc. (not for model creation or design)
  • Knowledge of Reg 30 / WRAS
  • Experience within similar roles in the water treatment industry would be advantageous

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

Project Engineering – Electrical & ICA – Utilities

This will be a site based role working for the M&E department, reporting to M&E manager.

Experience and capability in the below:

  • Managing the interfaces and integration of the Electrical & ICA design with that of other disciplines.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the construction team to develop efficient, practical and safe solutions throughout the design stages, into construction and beyond
  • Review, evaluate and comment on sub-contractor tender returns
  • Commercial & technical negotiations with sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Follow through sub-contractor packages to site delivery and potentially installation
  • Specify equipment requirements and standards
  • Review and manage to the construction programme, mitigate delays and work with the team to achieve positive outcomes
  • Ensure regulatory, legislative, HSE, company and end client standards are maintained throughout the delivery programme.
  • Ensure all sub-contractor engineering designs meet required standards.
  • Communicate and manage relationships both internal and external.
  • Work with the Project Team to produce and review project plans / programs.
  • To ensure the project is driven to provide the best value solutions, and delivered on time and within budgets.

Essential skills and experience Required:

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in the water sector, preferably with clean water
  • Knowledge of pumping system, chemical dosing, GAC and other common clean water processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of 11kV distribution systems (not major networks) Simple systems.
  • Experience of 3D modelling for sub-contractor engagement, take off, review, etc. (not for model creation or design)
  • Knowledge of Reg 30 / WRAS preferable
  • Experience within similar roles in the water treatment industry would be advantageous

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.

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Lead Project Manager for a market-leading organisation in Cork. The Lead Project Manager will work within a customer-focused global organisation to deliver a variety of projects.

Role:

The successful candidate will report to the Project Director and oversee and manage the complete project life cycle with the relevant experienced teams, as well as maintaining a high standard in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Management of a complete project life cycle
  • Preparation of project Cost Performance Review and Monthly End of Sales documents
  • Delivery of projects in compliance with Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Plans
  • Production and regular management of daily site activity diaries
  • Undertake project reviews with Senior Managers to ensure projects are meeting key milestone dates
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, contractors, and suppliers at all levels

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • Have experience working within the rail sector and the management of re-signalling projects
  • Experience in all stages of a project life cycle with delivery being key
  • Association of Project Managers accredited training course
  • Valid Personal Track Safety certification equivalent

Desirable:

  • Proven team management and leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Risk management training

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Riley at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom’s permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP6.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

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

  • Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Freelance – £350
  • Sussex / Surrey
  • Transportation / Aviation
  • Client Side

Currently recruiting for a busy consultancy to work in ever expanding transportation team in Surrey / Sussex region.

The ideal candidate would have a client sided background, and have been operating as a Quantity surveyor in the infrastructure world for some time in the UK, someone proficient in NEC contracts.

The role would see you joining an established but rapidly growing team, working in a client organisations office, overseeing large scale investment, with a spend of over £1 Billion a year.

This would be a long term role for the right person, someone client facing, and a can do attitude.
Flexible working, 2 -3 days on site a week

Please send your CV to be considered,

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.

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.

Assistant Transport Planner | Permanent | Fareham

A highly successful specialist Transport Planning & Civil Engineering consultancy are looking to add an Assistant Transport Planner to their team due to an increasing workload. This is the perfect opportunity for somebody to join an ambitious company who are carving out an excellent reputation across the market.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Produce Transport Assessments, Statements, Travel Plans, Technical Note and Access Appraisals
  • Complete planning drawings such as Tracking Diagrams and Visibility Splays
  • Attend public consultation events
  • Attend client meetings, appeal meetings & Local Highway Authority meetings

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in a relevant area (Civil Engineering, Transport Planning or Geography)
  • Must have prior experience of Transport Planning
  • Good knowledge of relevant design guidance and an awareness of relevant local planning policies
  • Strong understanding of different modelling packages (Arcady, Picady, Transyt & LinSig etc)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages

For information about this position or any others within the Civil Engineering design market please contact Nicole on 07375053444

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.