Leading cost and project management consultancy seeks to secure the services of two Senior Quantity Surveyors with experience, ideally working client side, on rail systems (signalling, electrification etc) projects based in Central London. These are excellent opportunities for candidates to join a people focused business who are driven by innovation. With a huge order book of work it is a great time to join this leading brand.
As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have knowledge and experience of pre and post contract management and procurement within the railway commercial contract management environment. You will be expected to utilise experience and knowledge of supplier relationship and contract management to drive efficiencies in the supply chain. Using you excellent communication skills, you will be able to effectively communicate at all levels, both internally and externally to senior stakeholder groups. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be working as part of projects and programmes to deliver strategic aims of their designated portfolios.
Will manage, monitor and report on all commercial aspects of all projects.
Will manage compliance with the client's governance rules and lead cost reporting of all projects.
Lead the commercial review and valuation of high value/high risk contractor applications in accordance with the company's processes, contractual terms & conditions and commensurate with contractual entitlement.
Will provide proactive specialist expertise and advice on all change, including proposed scope changes, in accordance with the company's change control systems, recommending or authorising appropriate action to their designated projects and programs.
Will produce and process applications for payment/invoices to outside clients, compliant with relevant funding agreements, attending client valuation meetings as appropriate.
Recommend mitigating action on all commercial risk/claim events at the earliest possible time to the allocated projects and programmes.
Manage all commercial correspondence and contractual notices issued in accordance with contractual conditions to confirm whether the company's contractual position is clearly defined.
Lead the final account settlements on all projects to manage close out as per the project authority, project plan and within agreed timescales.
Support demonstration of efficiencies and continual improvement of estimating by undertaking cost analysis and benchmarking of completed projects.
Provide support in the pre-contract procurement of suppliers/main contractors.
Lead the negotiation of all prices under existing contracts/framework agreements (including the negotiation of target costs)
In return you will be offered an attractive starting salary accompanied with a car allowance, pension and additional benefits