Quantity Surveyor - Power

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary £40k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Nuclear
Contact NameRichard Walker

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Power

Salary: Up to £60,000 dependent on skillset and experience
Location: North London
Type: Full time / Permanent
Benefits: Company car and fuel card, annual bonus, private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays

Carrington West are pleased to present an exciting role for experience professionals within the power sector. Working alongside our client, a well-established main contractor, we are recruiting for experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team. You will actively assist the Commercial Department and project team to maximise profit and reduce risk. Involving managing internal and external stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met effectively and efficiently and outcomes are achieved.

Role responsibilities:

  • Assist with the ongoing implementation of the commercial application in respect of site personnel at all time whilst developing lasting relationships with Business Unit and Project Managers
  • Constantly refer to the project risk management plan for thorough, accurate, high-level risk assessment
  • Responsible for all sub-contractor management.  Ensure all sub-contractors and suppliers have submitted compliant quotations/enquiries/applications within the timescale required, and produce all documentation to select and secure services as well as monthly assessments, variations/CE claims and final account agreements
  • Actively increase knowledge of commercial issues and contract law
  • Actively suggest and develop processes for increased accuracy and efficiency minimising time journal and reconciliation tasks
  • Liaison with the Commercial Manager to ensure appropriate commercial cover is maintained
  • Assist the team and Project Manager, Engineers and Planners with regard to recovery of contract costs together with enhancing project profit by identifying variations, delays and claims.
  • Assist with production of monthly project financial and forecast to complete reports for analysis with Finance staff and Commercial Staff
  • Develop sound and balanced negotiating skills
  • Attend when requested handover and progress meetings
  • Help produce a site commercial manual and documents to record variations

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying of graduate or "graduate calibre"
  • Previous experience in a Quantity Surveying or Cost Clerk role
  • Contract experience, capturing site records for variations and valuations; supporting a project team
  • Sub Contract Management
  • Excellent negotiating interpersonal & communication skills
  • Contract costing and contract law
  • Business analysis/ business process re-engineering
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Cost / value reconciliation
  • Full UK Driving licence

We expect this role to prove popular so if you feel you could be well suited to the position, please apply asap with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393 876023 for further information.