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Managing Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

Managing Quantity Surveyor required to work on a Highways framework contract, managing the commercial team responsible for the production of highways providers works Schemes.

Main responsibilities:

* Management of Lead Qs, Project Qs, Assistant Qs - Conduct regular 1-2-1 meetings with the team and carry out appraisals in line with company requirements.
* Ensure financial targets are met by effective allocation and education throughout the Commercial team including

* Control of compensation events
* Effective Supply Chain Management
* Provide financial clarity to scheme delivery team
* Active scheme monitoring
* Interaction with cost capture team
* Interaction with the operational teams

* Preparation of target prices for schemes using contract schedule of rates at feasibility and during/on completion of detailed design stage.
* Identify and advise IDT team on commercial risk and opportunity and identify as appropriate on scheme risk registers.
* Ensure that tender request information issued to Sub-Contractors for pricing complies with laid down processes.
* Managing the commercial aspects of all subcontract requirements including preparation of enquiry / invitation to tender documentation and contract documents, obtaining quotes, issuing of orders and instructing of subcontractors on schemes.
* Oversee on adjudication of Sub-Contractor tender submissions for comparison against estimated allowances within sample schemes
* Receive, and be responsible for the verification, certification of payments to subcontractors on schemes, and ensuring Subcontract Final Account Statements are signed off as appropriate.
* Preparation of costs and input into Subcontract Liabilities upload for monthly Highstone Application for Payment, and month end reporting requirements.
* Ensure the cost of schemes are fully captured and check accuracy of cost capture information within costing systems. Liaising with IDT Managers to ensure correct Labour, Plant and Material records are maintained to ensure the above is achieved.
* Prepare and submit early warning notices, calculation and submission of quotations, and agreement of all scheme Compensation Events in line with Contract timescales and as required.
* Ongoing and timely completion of schemes Early Warning / Compensation Register.
* Prepare monthly valuation reports, monitoring actual cost against target price/budget.
* Prepare financial reports on out-turn costs of schemes
* Completion of scheme PCCR reports within the contract requirement timescales and timely final accounting of schemes on Highstone system.
* Ongoing and timely completion of Activity Benchmark Sheets for onward submission.
* Ongoing and timely completion of SPS schemes Pain Gain schedule,
* Review and respond to any contractual issues on schemes as required.
* Effective delegation of work though the commercial team.
* Development and Supervise work of the commercial team as required.
* Ensure that estimate information periodically required by the client, confirming predicted value and comparison to scheme expenditure, is sufficient and is submitted in the agreed format.
* Produce relevant information to ensure satisfactory completion of scheme PCCR reports, and Activity Benchmark Sheets for onward submission to HA.
* Maintain comprehensive scheme target price records for audit.
* Be fully conversant with the requirements of the Area 12 IBMS processes and procedures and the relationship with the commercial team duties.
* Identification of any areas of Non Compliance with Contract requirements, processes and procedures, and the necessary raising of Non Conformance Reports.
* Complete procedural forms as and when required and undertake duties in accordance with the IBMS procedure.
* Liaise and maintain close and good lines of communication with members of the commercial team and business, to meet requirements and objectives.
* Deputise for other MQS during periods of absence.
* Provide reports and other information to the business as required.
* Undertake other tasks and duties commensurate with the role and as directed by the Commercial Manager (Schemes) when there is a requirement by the business.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

* Educated to degree standard
* Civil Engineering qualification
* NEC Forms of Contract
* Good Communicator, Good Planner/organiser, Good problem solver, Awareness of the MAC contract, Ability to manage develop subordinates,
* Committed to continuous improvement & innovation,
* Ability to manage finances
* Good at building relationships,
* Good business/commercial awareness, Adaptable & flexible,
* Client focused, Committed to partnering & integration, Must be self-motivated & hard working.
* At least 5 years QS experience within the Highways sector.
* Commercially Aware
* Effective communicator

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