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Senior QS

  • Job reference: 924860
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: GBP320 - GBP360 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 12/04/2019

Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the Discipline Lead Quantity Surveyors in managing the main Contract with the Employer and developing and commercially managing subcontracts. To develop an in-depth knowledge of the Contract and subcontract conditions of contract to be able to support the delivery team as required. To manage the work of quantity surveyors.

  • Prepare Subcontract/ Supply contract information for ITT, liaising with Procurement.
  • Provide Commercial input into the procurement strategy and Evaluation reports.
  • Ensure subcontracts are administered in accordance with agreed terms and conditions and authorities, and report any issues arising to the Senior Discipline QS in a timely manner.
  • Support Package Managers and other departments in their roles as required.
  • Attend and input into meetings (Procurement/ Progress/ POTW etc. etc.), providing Commercial advice where required.
  • Ensure variations to sub/supply contracts have Budget and PO approval. Raise necessary CEs under the main contract/ CAS/ Scope Transfer forms and Exec Summary Reports as required.
  • Liaise with Estimating Manager on CE evaluation as appropriate and advise control accounts
  • Ensure that any relevant issues affecting Subcontract packages are also appropriately dealt with under the requirements of the main contract.
  • Manage Engineering Order accounts, reviewing productivity and forecasting with Construction.
  • Undertake remeasures off drawings and/or on site as required to establish accurate forecasting and reporting on productivity.
  • Ensure focus on the Main Contract schedule and ensure options to achieve or better programme dates are explored and implemented where possible.
  • Approve SC quotations in CEMAR (within authority)
  • Ensure SC payment certificates raised for entitlement only and by due date.
  • Support Control Account Manager (CAM) forecasts to completion.
  • Ensure that deliverables due under each sub/supply contract are tracked and reported to Package Managers.
  • Manage CEMAR for supply chain contracts, including set-up if applicable, issuing EWNs/ CEs/ GCs etc.
  • Provide Commercial input into SC Programme acceptance procedure.
  • Motivate, support and assist with development of QS' and Assistant/ Trainee QS'.
  • Communicate with all relevant parties to ensure consistency of understanding and approach.
  • Assist Senior Discipline QSs with preparation or update of contractual or reporting templates and information as required.
  • Other commercial and contractual activities as determined from time to time by Senior Discipline QS.
  • Prepare monthly status report for each sub/supply contractor and issue to the relevant Senior Discipline QS by the dates advised.
  • Prepare monthly value and spend profile for each sub/supply contractor and issue to the relevant Senior Discipline QS by the dates advised.

Experience required:

  • Civil Engineering and/or mechanical installation experience
  • Preferably experience working with NEC3.
  • Experienced in subcontract procurement
  • Preferably experience of working for a contractor
  • Quantity Surveying qualification.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead direct reports.
  • Motivates/influences and managed others
  • Communicates well
  • Solves problems
  • Self-management & delivery focused

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