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Quantity Surveyor for Tier 1 Rail Contractor - East London

  • Job added:   18 December 2019
  • Salary:   £40000 - £60000/annum Salary Negotiable
  • Location:   East London, Greater London
  • County:   Greater London
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211237674
  • Company:   CV-Library
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Reporting To: Senior QS/Commercial Manager

Main Purpose: To efficiently and effectively provide professional surveying support to the Project Manager and his management team, implementing commercial processes and systems on projects, from tender stage to final account.

Key Tasks:

The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive

* Provide commercial links between Site Agents, Project Managers and Senior Quantity Surveyors / Commercial Managers.

* To ensure commercial security and control of contracts under tender and throughout the project including execution and delivery.

* External liaison with suppliers and customers regarding project progress and contractual issues.

* Production of commercial reports at intervals to be advised.

* Risk analysis and control.

* Dispute resolution and arbitration.

* Awareness of the estimating process and budget control.

* Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.

* To promote equality of opportunity throughout the Company.

* To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.

Key Challenges:

* Dealing with a varied managerial role.

* Internal and external relationship building.

* Legal aspects of contracts.

* Autonomy within the role.

Key Relationships:

* Departmental relationships within the Company including Site Agents, Project and Contracts Managers, Commercial Managers and Divisional Managing Directors.

* Inter-departmental relationships within the company, including Finance, Estimating, Administration, Human Resources, Health and Safety and Quality.

* Customer contact regarding contractual issues.

* Contact with relevant bodies in dispute resolution and arbitration.

Key Skills:

* Third level qualification in Engineering or Quantity Surveying

* Significant experience in a similar role within a Civil Engineering company

* Experience or qualification in contract law

* Good commercial awareness

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Attributes:

* Self motivated for an autonomous role.

* Team worker.

* Tenacity – ability to stay focused on an issue until it is solved.

* Social, environmental and legal awareness.

* Problem solver and critical thinker.

* Ability to make informed judgements and convey these to the team

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