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  • Ref: QS - SM1_1586191671

  • Permanent

  • Central Belt

  • ££40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance / benefits package

  • End: 8th Jun 2020

First People Solutions are on the lookout for Quantity Surveyors with exposure to the Construction/Utilities sector for a client who are continually growing and going from strength to strength. They are a company who actively promote career progression and can offer long term/stable employment in order to achieve and support this.

To support the commercial and contractual management of a portfolio of projects, these include; new build, enhancement projects and field service frameworks. The role will ensure that Operations and Service Delivery are fully protected under the contract terms and comply with the relevant statutory requirements e.g. Construction Act.

Some Of What You Will Be Doing Will Include

  • Managing the commercial resources of the assigned project (or region/workstream) to manage planned expenditure through the placement and control of contracts
  • Valuing work executed by contractors and certifying interim and final payments
  • Supporting the authorisation and submission of project variations
  • Assessing, reviewing and mitigating commercial and contractual risks and implementing the companies’ policies for risk management
  • Providing commercial and contractual expertise to contracts which includes the production and submission of valuation certification, drafting and issuing correspondence, claims, budget monitoring and producing contract/workstream performance data
  • Coaching/Developing and mentoring multi-disciplinary peers through commercial and contractual process and act as an example to others
  • Assisting in the monthly measurement of supplier KPI’s and reporting
  • Providing robust, timely and accurate cost and value data at both project and regional levels and their progress in relation to the programme schedule
  • Providing commercial information from projects to enable estimation at programme level to occur
  • Undertaking estimation of future work for pre-sales
  • Acting as the contractual and commercial guardian within the business

To Be Successful In This Role You’ll Need

  • Experience of commercial management and procurement of contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
  • Ability to use spreadsheets to interpret and collate financial data
  • Working knowledge of NEC3 ECC forms of Contract
  • Negotiation with suppliers and partners
  • Presentation skills and report writing
  • Experience in the civil engineering industry/passive network e.g. street-works
  • Excellent communication, numerical and computer literacy skills
  • HNC/HND level education or equivalent

The following skills would be useful, but are not essential:

  • Experience in the telecoms/fibre or utilities sector
  • Experience of NRSWA and SRWR street-works requirements
  • Experience in Active network infrastructure
  • Degree level education in commercial/contract/project management or equivalent; or equitable experience within similar role

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