Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Construction Jobs
  • Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
  • Jan 21, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

THE COMPANY: The largest provider of scaffolding and access solutions within the UK, are looking to appoint a senior level Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager within their Commercial division. The ideal location for the role would be Birmingham however other locations may be considered due to the nature of the role. Exellent Salary + Car Package + Benefits available to be discussed in confidence. JOB PURPOSE: * To assist the Commercial Contracts Manager helping to ensure that the business properly understands and manages its commercial risks whilst continuing to comply with corporate governance requirements. * Managing the stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure work is carried out in accordance with the relevant contract requirements. * Identifying potential issues with delivery or breaches of contract that could result in increased costs or potential counterclaims. KEY RESULT AREAS: * Working with the Regions reviewing and negotiating Terms and Conditions on high value contracts * Liaising with operational teams to ensure compliance with contracts * Providing input into commercial policy and procedures * Identifying and managing potential contract risks and issues * Drafting commercial letters and contractual documentation RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: * Making sure the branches understand their contractual risks * Vetting and agreement of contracts * Getting involved in dispute resolution * Involved in monthly debt calls * Working with Managers to ensure contracts are compliant * Resolving issues with contracts and commercial operations * Communicate with parties in a contract so that all understand the terms, particularly a contract's financial and commercial aspects * Assesses risks and makes recommendations based on a thorough analysis * Support and coach managers on best practices for managing contract issues KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: * Internal - Responsible to Commercial Contracts Manager and Finance Director. Working closely with Operational senior management and internal legal counsel. * External - Key customer contacts at new and existing customers and external legal counsel. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & COMPETENCIES: * Commercial / Contracts management experience within construction industry * Contract negotiation and risk management skills * Understanding of construction contract law * Ability to build strong relationships with customers and suppliers * Ability to work efficiently and calmly to tight deadlines * Exceptional negotiation, collaboration and influencing skills * High level of technical and product expertise required with the ability to lead and support the business * Good IT skills including Microsoft packages * Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence others. * Ability to plan and organise, taking a methodical approach to work