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Managing Quantity Surveyor - Warrington

  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension / Bonus / Car Allowance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CPMQS_1568197706
Job description

Position: Managing Quantity Surveyor

I have been appointed to recruit a Managing Surveyor for one of my best clients. The Client is a large Construction Organisation who have offices throughout the UK.

They specialise in both the Building & Civil sectors. You will be part of the Senior Management team for the Building arm.

Specifically the projects that you will be looking after will be in the Health care, Education and Private Residential Scheme. You will be working from the Warrington office visiting the sites.

You will be joining a great team, on a very strong package.

Role Overview;

* To encourage and create a teamwork culture throughout, recognising the responsibilities of the Line Management Structure, whereby opportunities are maximised and problems are identified and resolved to the overall benefit of the team and the company.
* To take responsibility for the Quantity Surveying functions and assist in the procurement of subcontracts on contracts allocated by the Chief Surveyor from award through to the agreement of the final account.
* To maximise profitability having regard to client/subcontractor relations and the companies strategic objectives with regard to repeat business, the Partnering Ethic, and the risk / reward philosophy.
* To participate in the management of the team including assisting in recruitment, providing direction, leadership, together with training and development requirements of Quantity Surveyors reporting to the job holder

Key Responsibilities;

* Maximise recovery through Clients and Subcontractors accounts.
* Optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts.
* Provide assistance to Financial Department in the recovery of outstanding monies.
* Monitor and facilitate the recovery of retention and the like. Contractual * Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts.
* Monitor that subcontract conditions are 'Back to Back' with main contract conditions or with maximum risk transfer.
* Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating Department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main contracts and resource availability for forward workload
* Claims preparation and recovery Financial Reporting * Provide monthly Cost Value Reports and monthly Margin Analysis in conjunction with Line Management
* Forecast Out-turn Margin/Commercial Analysis / programme / progress in conjunction with Line Management and review monthly.
* Forecast contract turnover in conjunction with Line Management and adjust as necessary. Training and Development
* Motivate, plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop staff to undertake current and prospective workloads.
* Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
* Responsibility for RICS / CIOB training requirements with specific responsibility for certain APC candidates.
* Monitor and record individual performances on an ongoing basis together with annual appraisals.

Experience And Qualifications;

* Degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).
* The successful candidate will have experience of working within the Construction industry, specifically on mixed use residential developments including
* Previous experience at Senior or Managing QS or Commercial Manager level is essential for the role.