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Major Projects Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 919105
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 13/04/2018

Major Projects Quantity Surveyor required for one of the world largest engineering businesses

From facade panels to steering systems, and from aluminum composite panels to high-tech elevators: We know what the world of tomorrow and our customers need. We know that demand for consumer and industry goods, infrastructure, energy, and raw materials is growing, but the world's resources are depleting. We are passionate about developing products and solutions that help reconcile this contradiction.

our client is a diversified industrial group with a growing share of capital goods and service businesses and traditional strengths in materials. Over 158,000 employees in 79 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2016/2017 the business generated sales of €41.5 billion

The UK arm of the business has various opportunities for quantity surveyors in London

Definition of the role

Provision specialist QS support to the Commercial Department. Supporting the Commercial Department, Project Managers and Sales Team on Major Projects -

Key Responsibilities

  • Discussion and assessment of Tender opportunities with the Major Projects Sales Representative and completion of the corresponding application for approval to bid.
  • Review of all documentation provided at tender stage and responsibility for all data requests.
  • Liaising with the Sales manager and the client where necessary in any early contract discussions.
  • Maintaining and updating Major Project Approval Applications to ensure UK complies with OU requirements and providing all supporting information required for approval.
  • Negotiation of the final Contract with the sales manager, taking advice from the Major Projects Project Manager, Head of Commercial and other Key Decision Makers.
  • Processing and booking of order - liaison with Finance, Installation Team and OU.
  • On-going Contractual Management and support to the Project Manager - Working closely with Project Managers, Sales Manager and Finance, from handover to final account, ensuring project costs are managed and costs and events are correctly recorded and notified.
  • Advising acceptable company standards and protecting the company's interests.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of key project files.
  • Completion of the necessary preparations for bonds and warranties, whilst ensuring group standards and requirements are met.
  • Liaising with appointed Project Managers, the Sales Team and Department Head to ensure commercial risks and opportunities are understood.
  • Assisting in the production of project cash flow analysis with Project Managers.
  • Ensuring applications are made in due time to minimise risk and ensure payments are then made in line with the contract.
  • Attending necessary meetings internally and externally to ensure contracts are being fulfilled.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in negotiating and agreeing final accounts.
  • General support to the Commercial Department

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.