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Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Derby.

Salary / Benefits: Up to £50,000+ package depending on experience.

Start Date: ASAP

Company Information:
My Client is leading independent OHLE provider with both a Principle Contractors Licence and a Plant Operators Licence. The business provides turnkey OHLE capabilities from design through installation and commissioning to final testing. The Company operates both with the main line heavy rail factor and the mass transit factor
- OHLE Design - High, Medium, Low Speed Systems
- Isolations and Planning
- OHLE Installation
- Testing and Commissioning of OHLE Systems
- OHLE Training
- Machine Hire

To be suitable for the position you must have;

- Individual capable of running several jobs with minimal supervision
- Previous role as a Quantity Surveyor OR Intermediate Quantity Surveyor
- A good understanding of contract document preparation, contract management processes and procedures
- Experience of assisting in the handling of claims and disputes
- An understanding of commercial and financial reporting within a project, programme or portfolio environment
- A good understanding of construction contracts and Bills of Quantities and their respective preparation
- A good understanding of works measurement and valuation including the cost and value reconciliation of contractor and/or subcontractor accounts preferably within a rail overhead line environment
- Flexible approach with the ability to work individually or as a member of a team in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to convey information in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing
- A working knowledge of construction measurement and valuation techniques
- Ability to create and deliver presentations to groups in an interactive setting
- IT skills including a working knowledge of MS Office and Microsoft Project
- Valid driving licence and vehicle.

Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have;
Role Information;

- Support junior commercial staff
- Preparing tender and contract documents with the project team and/or the client;
- Undertaking cost analysis for project work;
- Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
- Performing risk, value management and cost control;
- Advising on procurement strategy;
- Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
- Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
- Allocating work to subcontractors;
- Providing input to any contractual claims;
- Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
- Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
- Maintaining awareness of the different contracts in current use;
- Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
- Preparation and submission of interim applications for payment
- Contributing to the company's monthly financial reporting
- Commercial advice to operations teams
- Identification, evaluation, and agreement of change
- Drafting of contractual correspondence
- Extension of Time
- Ensuring good quality and accurate records are kept

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