Managing Quantity Surveyor

Birmingham Permanent
  • Exciting Managing QS opportunity with leading social housing contractor.
  • Overseeing a portfolio of refurbishment contracts.

About Our Client

Multinational FM and Construction business.

Job Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:* Interprets/understands the respective obligations, responsibilities and liabilities of the parties to the contract, and provides advice/guidance to the site team, as appropriate.
* To be aware of and understand what documents comprise the contract, and be fully briefed on the contract estimate, including settlement adjustments.
* Responsible, with the Project Manager, for ensuring that all site staff adhere to agreed site procedures and reporting systems.
* Responsible, with the Project Manager, for the preparation and production of all agreed reports to predetermined deadlines.
* Responsible, with the Project Manager, for the smooth administration of the contract, from start-up through to final account.
* Responsible, with the Project Manager, for archiving all essential project documentation.
* Responsible, with the Project Manager, for delivering the project to the Client's satisfaction.
* Responsible for delegating/allocating Quantity Surveying tasks to Assistant Quantity Surveyors, setting objectives and monitoring their progress.
* Attends site meetings and contributes to the resolution of commercial, contractual and construction problems.
* To be aware of and protect the Company's commercial interests by pursuing prompt payment for work executed.
* To be aware of and preserve the Company's good name in dealings with the Client, our suppliers and the public at large.
* Responsible for the production of all necessary documentation in relation to the resolution of problems; be they commercial, contractual or construction related issues.
* Other duties as required by the Project Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor.
* Carries out duties/functions under Quality and Safety Management Systems.
* Management responsibility: supervisor. Key competencies typically include: complex knowledge of contract documentation; ability to advise the delivery team on the contract responsibilities, contract documents, contract sum, and settlement adjustments; strong leadership, communication, training, analytical and mathematical skills. Risk management and a proactive approach to protect the companies interests.

The Successful Applicant

Extensive experience working within a social housing contractor
Good communication skills
Good commercial acumen

Desirable preferable:
Relevant degree or HND/HNC
Experience of working with the client concerned
Previous joint venture experience
Experience working on high value projects

What's on Offer

Very competitive salary and benefits.

Michael Lyons
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Phone number
+44 115 948 6497

Job summary

Job function
Project Manager
Contract type
Consultant name
Michael Lyons
Consultant phone
+44 115 948 6497
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