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As a Railway Alliance supply partner, we currently have a requirement for a Network Rail experienced Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor on a £40 million OLE & P-way package of works, on a £100m upgrade project.

The role will be starting in ASAP and will be based 3 days a week (Wed - Thurs) in York and 2 days from home.

As the ideal candidate you will have previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor for either a Consultancy, Main Contractor or NWR client side, and have a good understanding of major railway works.

Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor roles and responsibilities:

You will be responsible for providing professional commercial expertise and guidance to enable the programme to achieve compliance with relevant business targets, processes and procedures. To assist in the resolution of commercial issues and act as the champion within the function when these issues require escalation.

  • Act as the key commercial interface with programme, alliance partners and external stakeholder providing appropriate professional support, guidance and leadership.
  • Assess commercial risk and implement suitable control measures where required.
  • Take a leading role and advise on the management and resolution of variations, commercial disputes and claims arising from the programme / Route.
  • Implement appropriate controls to monitor compliance with company commercial policies and procedures.
  • Review supplier performance against agreed Key Performance Indicators and take appropriate corrective action where required.
  • Commercially manage relationships with contractors and suppliers to maximise benefit for the project and Alliance.
  • Lead the commercial administration for any third-party contractual arrangements that are undertaken by the programme / Alliance.

Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional organisation.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and related supply chains, including commercial and contract administration processes.
  • Experience of working on Network Rail infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of railway industry contracts and NEC contracts.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts.
  • Able to effectively communicate at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Effective and proven negotiation skills with ability to influence decision making.
  • Proven ability to manage and drive successful business change programmes.
  • Computer literate including ability to utilise in-house and external software.

Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor Benefits:

  • Initial 1 year contract (inside ir35), with potential for a further 4+ years' worth of contract extensions.
  • You will be based 3 days a week (Wed - Thurs) in York and 2 days from home.
  • The role will be starting in May 2024, depending upon availability.

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