Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Dorset
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£75000 - £90000 per year
Job ref: 637353

Managing Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager – Dorchester
My client is a top tier building main contractor and are looking for a Lead Managing Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager to oversee a large New Build RC frame healthcare project which is circa £60m in Dorset.  Contract Type – NEC3 Option C on P22 Framework. The role will involve overseeing a commercial team on site including a Senior Quantity Surveyor and Assistant Quantity Surveyor. Reporting into a visiting regional Commercial Manager.  

What you will be doing

  • Management of subcontract procurement by quantity surveyors
  • Commercial management of subcontractor accounts from commencement on site to negotiation and agreement of final accounts
  • Ensuring timely certification and payment of subcontractors
  • Review and management of monthly cost value reconciliation reports
  • Review of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts for projects
  • Review and negotiation of final accounts
  • Advising on procurement issues
  • Management of cost and risk
  • Provision of commercial and contractual support and advice to management teams
  • Input to customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project
  • Promotion of positive image of the Company name to protect and promote the brand name
  • Motivation of team members to gain their commitment and support ensuring their optimum input into the project
  • Leading team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company
  • Development of supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of projects
  • Input to business continuity processes
  • Leading a small team of surveyors.

Candidate will ideally need the following:

  • Qualification at HND level (or equivalent qualification)
  • BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Comprehensive experience in a similar position with a medium to major size building contractor
  • Relevant experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients such as the, NHS, DFE, MOD, DOI, MOJ 
  • Experience in dispute documentation – adjudication / legal
  • Sound commercial/contractual knowledge
  • Experience using NEC family of contracts
  • Experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment;
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • Further professional qualification
  • Contacts at senior level in appropriate client organisations
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Inspirational management of others
  • Good time management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong team-working skills
  • Must be able to commute to site 2-3 days week but flexibility given around working from home, office and site. 

Benefits include:  

  • Competitive salary – £75,000-£90,000 
  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
  • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Cycle  to work scheme
  • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions

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