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UCA Consulting ltd 21-25 Appleby Lodge Way, Oark Farm West, Wellingborough, NN8 6BT
Sep 25, 2023
Full time
Job Description Reporting to: Financial Controller   Objectives of the role: A pivotal role within the finance department, overseeing the finance operations and ensuring the smooth functioning of our financial processes. This role would be ideal for candidates with solid transactional finance experience and some exposure to P&L, balance sheet and cash flows, or candidates with current management or financial accounts experience.   Key Responsibilities: Lead and manage the AP and AR functions. Preparation of monthly management accounts to agreed timescales. Maintain accruals and prepayment schedules and FAR. Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations. Assist with the production of the monthly Board Reporting. Provide accurate and timely financial reporting (such as departmental cost reports) Preparation and filing of VAT and PSA returns. Support with the production of year end accounts, working papers and annual audit. Support and implement robust processes in finance operations, fostering a culture of continuous improvement. Maintain the finance system effectively. Support the wider finance function as and when required.                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education, Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge: Ideally AAT qualified or ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified. Strong QBE candidates will also be considered for this position. Several years’ experience in accounting and financial reporting Strong teamwork skills. Able to use Excel to an advanced level. Strong Word and PowerPoint skills. Good attention to detail Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with various management levels. Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to influence others through effective verbal and written communication.   Behavioural competencies: Diligent, self-starter and team player with a delivery focus who is used to meeting tough deadlines. Deliver on commitments and accountabilities. Take responsibility and ownership. At ease with stakeholders at all levels. Adaptable, flexible, and personable – calm under pressure and ‘can-do’ attitude. Proactive problem solver. Good attention to detail, excellent numerical skills, ability to multitask and prioritise under pressure. Build and maintain effective relationships, encourages collaborative working across internal and external teams. Adhere to GDPR processes and personal data management. Maintain confidentiality, the company’s expected level of service delivery to internal and external customers and remain committed to customer service excellence.   Values: Live your working life according to our values to ensure you interact with customers, colleagues, candidates, and suppliers in a way that mirrors the belief of the company. People are our business – positive about people. Ambitious, commercial & fair. Deliver pragmatic commercial solutions with expertise. Experts loving what they do. Customer & Supplier relationship focus – confidence, trust, value, innovative, at pace – always deliver. Always passionate and proud. Take responsibility and ownership. Deliver on commitments and accountabilities. Empowering and developing people. Problem solving, proactive. Thinking, learning, and working smartly. Team spirit.
UCA Consulting ltd Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley Park, Wembley HA9 0FJ, UK
May 16, 2023
Full time
Pay rate to Umbrella: £35.96/hour (£287.68/day) IR35: In Scope Security Clearance: Contract Length: Fri, 7 Jul 2023  CV Deadline: ASAP  Interview Process: TBC Location: Brent Civic Centre, HA9 0FJ, Flexible Working, home, office and site based.   Essential:   Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience   Knowledge: In depth knowledge of repairs and maintenance costing frameworks(such as NHF SOR) Evidence of significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  Essential Experience:   Extensive experience of developing effective contract specifications and documents Demonstrable knowledge and experience of social housing property market Understanding and experience of the commissioning process, contracting and performance monitoring working within a changing and complex environment Experience of providing effective commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice Experience in monitoring risks relating to contracting and responsive repairs activities Experience of practical solutions to improve service deliver Strong budget and financial management and planning experience Experience of working with contractors and consultants in a service delivery environment  Essential Skills and Abilities:   Excellent understanding of the financial and technical aspects of contracts and contract accounting Able to set own goals and produce plans to ensure targets/objectives are achieved Able to understand legal documents and provide sound  advice  Able to analyse systems, procedures and practices and suggest and implement improvement  Excellent working knowledge of contracts and health and safety legislation  Good understanding and knowledge of relevant housing legislation, including in relation to construction, maintenance and service provision  Excellent interpersonal communication skills and able to build and maintain effective business relationships with providers, partners and stakeholders Ability to be solution-focus, taking responsibility and taking action to promote great customer service, with a ‘Can Do’ attitude. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team towards common goals, creating a sense of team spirit. A dynamic, committed individual with the resilience and drive to cope with the demands and pressures of the post including the ability to cope effectively at times of crisis   Skills   A dynamic, committed individual with the resilience and drive to cope with the demands and pressures of the post including the ability to cope effectively at times of crisis Ability to be solution-focus, taking responsibility and taking action to promote great customer service, with a Can Do attitude. Able to analyse systems, procedures and practices and suggest and implement improvement Able to set own goals and produce plans to ensure targets/objectives are achieved Able to understand legal documents and provide sound advice Demonstrate the ability to work as a team towards common goals, creating a sense of team spirit Excellent interpersonal communication skills and able to build and maintain effective business relationships with providers, partners and stakeholders Excellent working knowledge of contracts and health and safety legislation Good understanding and knowledge of relevant housing legislation, including in relation to construction, maintenance and service provision   Job Purpose:   To ensure that contractor repairs and voids works requests, quotes and applications are costed and processed correctly. Bearing in mind budgets and landlord obligations.  To support the Principal Quantity Surveyor and the Voids and Repairs management team on the direct and indirect delivery and operation of contracts for the management of multi-million pound services including: repairs, maintenance, voids, compliance and construction work.   To assist on the provision of commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice to ensure contract processes deliver agreed outcomes for the Council, residents and stakeholders that meet the Council’s objectives and affordability targets.   To support the Principal Quantity Surveyor to assist on the production and negotiation of contracts (legally binding where appropriate) with contractors, suppliers, in-house departments, consultants and other commissioners.  To provide advice and support to the council on all aspects of contracting and sub-contracting and to support other sections and departments and their teams in contract discussions and negotiations. To support the continued development of effective contract management arrangements within the council in response to national and local and economic changes. 
UCA Consulting ltd Birmingham / MANCHESTER / SWINDON,
Sep 14, 2022
Contract
Commercial Manager - ( Highways / Civils / Construction / Network Rail) - ( Hybrid ) Location: Birmingham / MANCHESTER / SWINDON, • Pay rate to Umbrella: £450 per day • IR35: In Scope • Security Clearance: DBS • Contract Length: 6 months • CV Deadline: 3.00pm on 14/06/22 • Interview Process: Microsoft Teams • Location: Network Rail Baskerville House Centenary Square Birmingham, Network Rail Square One 4 Travis Street MANCHESTER, Network Rail Ltd S N 1 Station Road SWINDON, Network Rail West Offices Station Rise This role requires the contractor to attend one of the above offices at least 2 days per week or attend site visits (for site visits expenses will be covered) this is a requirement of the role and is non-negotiable. Essential • 5 years’ experience in commercially managing investment projects • Demonstrable relevant experience • Good understanding of railway and construction industry forms of contract • Good understanding of the construction/railway industry • Good negotiation skills Desirable • Educated to degree standard in related subject • Membership of a relevant professional institute, chartered status • Significant experience of working within a generalist commercial environment • Awareness of industry issues • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Duties 1. Support the Programme and project teams in monitoring for breaches of corporate governance –compliance with Network Rail Corporate Governance rules in a timely manner. 2. Manage cost reporting of all allocated projects within the Network Rail reporting framework including Cost Forecasting, Anticipated Final Cost, Cost of Work Done, Gross Billing and Current Contract Value. 3. Monitor, manage and report on all commercial aspects of allocated projects, flagging issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity to Project Manager and/or Programme Commercial Manager (functional reporting line) and/or Senior Commercial Manager. 4. Monitor awareness of all site activities on allocated projects in order to influence decision making from a commercial perspective. Review contractor delivery; including leading valuation of medium value/medium risk contracts & attending all progress meetings to actively influence contractor’s commercial behaviours, delivery and activity. 5. Manage assessment and valuation of contractor’s applications and processing of payment certification in accordance with Network Rail processes, contractual terms and conditions and commensurate with contractual entitlement. Cost elements should be challenged, audited where appropriate and valuations should be consistent with agreed site progress. 6. Provide pro-active advice and guidance to Project Managers on all change including proposed scope changes, recommending appropriate action in accordance with Network Rail change control systems and produce all required documentation for approval in accordance with levels of delegated authority including comparative estimates where required in a timely manner. 7. Produce of applications for payment/invoices to outside clients in accordance with relevant funding agreements, including supporting documentation as appropriate. 8. Identify and advise on all commercial risk/claim events. 9. Provide of ad-hoc management information and analysis to promote informed decision-making. 10. Produce appropriate commercial correspondence and contractual notices for issue in accordance with contractual conditions. Commercial records should be retained and archived properly upon close out. 11. Undertake final account settlements and internal reconciliation to project close-out as per the project authority, project plan and within agreed timescales. For multi-year framework agreements, agree and reconcile annual accounts within 6 months of each year-end. 12. Support demonstration of efficiencies and continual improvement of estimating by undertaking cost analysis of completed projects and feedback as per Cost Allocation Feedback process. 13. Support with pre and post contract procurement activities as appropriate. 14. Provide support to estimating resources, offering guidance and advice on project scale/scope as required. 15. Support the negotiation of all prices under existing contracts/framework agreements (including the negotiation of target costs) and fully participates in the associated quantitative risk assessment and value management workshops, as required. 16. Check whether all contractual specifications set out for the management of safety, and as determined by Network rails standards, procedures etc., are effectively implemented and thereafter monitored to prevent any potential non-compliance, delay, or lack of organisational cover etc. which could introduce the importation of risks to the programme managers portfolio. 17. Check whether both Occupational and Operational risks are inputted into project Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA’s).
UCA Consulting ltd Ebbsfleet ,Kent
Aug 24, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients are a family-run, employee-owned trust founded in 1967. The company’s ethos then, as it is today, is one of quality of service and client satisfaction. Since its formation the company has grown to form a Group comprising of multiple companies that operate in a broad range of market sectors, across a nationwide scale. They pride ourselves on adapting to a wide array of working environments; providing solutions to the most technically demanding schemes within the industry. Their primary business is to service the construction and related industries through our enabling services comprising demolition, asbestos removal, remediation, earthworks, infrastructure, waste management and haulage divisions.   Job Purpose The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Analyse drawings and specifications. Understand contractual terms and conditions. Assemble accurate and well organised estimates and proposals in a timely manner Provide clear detailed quantity take offs. Organise sub‐contractor’s quotations, negotiate to ensure quotes meet contract documents Complete budgeting and scheduling for projects and track same. Ensure site personnel are provided with robust handover pack upon successful tender award Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing. Formulate cost breakdown from estimates and for project progress. Attend necessary pre, mid and post bid tender interviews. The detailed aspects are listed below Evaluate bid. Bid No Bid Approx. value Tender Lead Review of tender documentation Tender programme Implement allocated deliverables. Site Visits Resource requirements Value engineering and buildability Operational client interface Bid Plant and labour review against tender programme Take off. Review specification Subcontract Quotations  in a timely manner to allow the subcontractor to provide a robust bid If subcontractor used not on system put through the approval process Pricing schedule Crib sheet Key document for board level review Form of tender Consider value engineering. The Contract Form of contract Who owns the quants. Provisional sums Scope of works LAD's Post bid Chase client following submission. Post tender queries Advise subcontractors of their bid status. Contract Award Prepare a tender breakdown. Cost breakdown analysis Prepare a file for handover to operations. Subcontractors used. Candidate Requirements: Minimum 10+ years of similar experience within the same field as a minimum. More details to be shared upon successful screening
UCA Consulting ltd Basildon, Essex, UK
Aug 09, 2022
Full time
We are looking for an Quantity Surveyor for a well-established company in the facades industry. They deliver a variety of skills including curtain walling, specialised renders, cladding and steel framing systems. Candidate must have knowledge of all facade, curtain walling, rainscreen cladding, lightweight steel framing (SFS) and insulated render systems systems on the market. The Role Commercial management of projects Day to day cost control management Preparation, issue and progressing of applications for payment Preparation, issue and progressing of variations and extra works Final accounts Subcontractor procurement together with preparation and issue of subcontract order documentation Subcontractor payments and record keeping Subcontractor variations and extra works On site re-measurement. Dim sheet preparation Cost -v- Value Report preparation Materials budget -v- used monitoring and reporting Assisting Site Managers with pre-start planning and programming The Attributes Excellent communication skills both orally and written Excellent computer skills, in particular using Outlook and Excel Excellent numeric skills Proven effective commercial management  Ability to effectively monitor and manage subcontractors To work under your own initiative whilst adhering to company policies To work on many projects concurrently An ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines Conscientious, disciplined and diligent Willingness to travel to meetings as and when required. Experience, Qualifications etc. Full clean UK driving license Appropriate level CSCS 5 years’ experience of the role on offer Ideally you will have had experience in facades and cladding Knowledge of building subcontracts Pay and Benefits:  Salary depending on experience Business expences paid Pension scheme Office based in our Basildon, Essex office Full time permanent position We are an equal opportunities employer
UCA Consulting ltd Ingatestone, Essex, UK
Aug 09, 2022
Full time
Our benefits – ·        20 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays + Christmas Shutdown (+ extra days earned for long service) ·        Overtime pay ·        Private healthcare ·        Extensive training opportunities including, but not limited to CDM training, H & S training etc. ·        Company socials ·        Competitive Salary in the range of £20K - £30K depending on level of experience. Key responsibilities include – ·        Working as part of a team to ensure successful preparation and delivery on project objectives, including providing technical support ·        Working alongside Senior and Intermediate Engineers to ensure quality and timely operation delivery for clients ·        Assisting in compiling specifications and drawings, including AutoCAD where required ·        Preparing calculations ·        Assisting with mechanical building engineering services design to buildings and infrastructure The successful candidate will have – ·        A relevant degree in Mechanical building services engineering, or working towards, or keen to work towards ·        Results orientated individual with strong problem solving, technical realisation and coordination skills ·        Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills both verbal and written ·        Computer literate including Microsoft Office, any knowledge of AutoCAD and Hevacomp would be a bonus
UCA Consulting ltd Ingatestone, Essex, UK
Aug 09, 2022
Full time
Intermediate Electrical Engineer or Electrical Engineer-  Ingatestone, Essex - Salary  £28K – £35K depending on level of experience. Our benefits – ·        20 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays + Christmas Shutdown (+ extra days earned for long service) ·        Overtime pay ·        Private healthcare ·        Company mobile ·        Company socials ·        Extensive training opportunities including, but not limited to, advanced designer training through FIA and ICEL to support our BAFE accreditation, CDM training, H & S training etc. ·        Competitive Salary in the range of £28K – £35K depending on level of experience. Key responsibilities include – ·        Working as part of a team to ensure successful preparation and delivery on project objectives, including providing technical support ·        Working alongside Senior Engineers to ensure quality and timely operation delivery for clients ·        Assisting in compiling specifications and drawings ·        Preparing calculations ·        Providing Electrical building engineering services design to buildings and infrastructure The successful candidate will have – ·        A relevant degree in Electrical building services engineering, or equivalent qualification, or sufficient suitable experience ·        The ability to demonstrate experience in a range of technical areas ·        Technical Electrical knowledge and a thorough understanding of Building Services Engineering ·        Good verbal and written communication. Able to be Client facing when required. ·        Computer literate including AutoCAD, Trimble ProDesign, Relux, Dialux and Microsoft Office
UCA Consulting ltd Hailsham, UK
Jul 27, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Client is a successful, stable, long-established team of highways construction experts. They are based in East Sussex, working across the South East. Their business has grown sustainably by 50% over the last few years, allowing them to invest heavily in these new initiatives as well as in training our people in new technology. With a strong view that people are the most important part of their business, they focus and invest a lot into their team and to quote directly from them; “We respect them, we reward them, and we expect the best from them.” They are committed to safety, quality and a professional approach and look after their people. They deliver projects on time and to exceptional standards and are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, professional, qualified people to join our team. Could this be you? Job Purpose We are looking for a Scheduler/Operations Assistant to join our client’s fast-paced and growing team in Sussex. You’ll enjoy a varied role reporting to our Operations Manager and working closely with the senior management team.  We are looking for someone commercially minded, who is a great forward planner thinking several steps ahead and has meticulous attention to detail to make sure that everything is in the right place at the right time. It would be advantageous for you to have a background in construction.   Position summary Key responsibilities: Scheduling of all construction operations and resources including operatives, plant, lorries and materials Record keeping Daily works diary Track overruns and remedial works Coordination estimators and project managers Place material orders Daily planning Daily re-planning based on events Prioritisation of assets General administrative scheduling functions Recommend improvements in methods and procedures to ensure a more efficient and cost effective operation Key skills Essential Meticulous attention to detail Excellent forward planner as well as being able to be responsive and reactive when necessary Explores all possible eventualities and mitigates risk where possible Can make decisions and prioritise based on assessing probabilities, outcomes and impact Relevant scheduling/back office experience and/or logistics Excellent organisational skills Good use of initiative Able to remain calm under pressure Flexible and adaptable with a diplomatic attitude Good communication skills both written and oral Good IT skills Desirable: Construction industry knowledge ` Our Client offers: Competitive pay Employed and CIS positions 50 hours per week guaranteed contract (40 hours for lorry drivers) Saturday work and overtime is available (and might be required by the company when we’re busy) 28 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays and increasing with service) for employed positions South East England job locations Plenty of internal training opportunities Workplace pension scheme contributions (after 3 months’ service) Half day working on Fridays whenever work schedules allow Employee welfare programme: mental health and legal counselling, staff welfare areas, subsidised massage, team events Opportunity to participate in innovation projects and play a significant role in making our industry more sustainable
UCA Consulting ltd London, UK
May 10, 2022
Permanent
With the future of major regeneration programmes now sitting within the outer London Boroughs there is no better time to join Enfield Council. Our flagship regeneration programme is Meridian Water, the regeneration of an 85- hectare site; our delivery approach is without precedent – The Council has taken control and will act as Master Developer for the site -37 hectares of land have been acquired, £170million of infrastructure funding has been secured from government, planning obtained for 3,000 homes and a partner for the first 725 -1000 homes has been selected. The delivery of Meridian Water demonstrates Enfield’s ambitions as a local authority. For us, Meridian Water is about delivering our passion for successful communities with high quality housing to make sure that we create places that enable our communities to prosper. It must be holistic; it must involve all stakeholders and it must promote successful placemaking. Sited next to the Lee Valley Regional Park and with its own brand new railway station, the new neighbourhood is sharply focused on delivering sustainable homes, world class public spaces and community facilities, and providing future residents unparalleled access to both nature reserves and connections to the city centre, Stansted and Cambridge. We are looking for an experienced and dedicated professional to join our Commercial team where you will lead on a range of strategic work which will not be limited to but may include: housing programme, funding agreements, leading early stages of development phases, strategic infrastructure business case models and management of planning matters such as Section 106 and CIL. Key Skills • 5-8 years in Real Estate and Housing Development (experience of mixed use development preferred) • Knowledge of current housing, affordable housing, and commercial real estate market • Strong commercial acumen • Experience negotiating development contracts with strong commercial outcomes • Ability to conduct/mange viability assessments • Experience managing and operating financial models • Understanding of best sustainable building practice and MMC • Managing and evaluating master plans for highest and best commercial and social value • Grant procurement and management • Strategic programme development • Support multi-year budgeting and strategic planning • Contract and consultancy management • Ability to work in a team and positively lead a range of various workstreams at once • Self-starter • Excellent writing and communication skills • Organised • Skilled at internal team management of junior employees, supporting their growth To work as part of the council’s Meridian Water team to develop and deliver specific high profile regeneration projects across the borough including the development and implementation of major physical, social and environmental projects including development of the brief and scope, budget management and viability assessment. 1. To lead development of major regeneration projects in the Meridian Water priority area that will support delivery of the Council’s objectives to deliver over 10,000 new homes and over 6,000 jobs. 2. Specifically, responsible for project managing delivery of large scale mixed use development sites, including scheme development and procurement of delivery partners. 3. To lead major projects that deliver wider regeneration and socio-economic development outcomes. 4. To build and develop key strategic partnerships at a senior level, including but not limited to Government departments, GLA and developers to maximise and secure sustainable delivery. 5. To lead commissioning of appropriate internal and external technical and specialist resources required to enable delivery. 6. To manage the delivery of promotional activities relating to regeneration delivery to increase the regional and national profile of regeneration projects. Job Specifics – Skills, Experience Essential: 1. Knowledge and proven experience of leading the development of complex regeneration projects with a sound knowledge of the technical, legal, commercial and socio-economic factors that affect and influence major projects 2. Knowledge and experience of directly delivering and/or facilitating the creation of business plans, appraisals and financial models 3. Knowledge and experience of preparing and implementing delivery plans for large and complex regeneration projects 4. Knowledge and experience of negotiating development agreements and professional appointments on large and complex regeneration schemes 5. Sound commercial and financial acumen 6. Ability to produce performance and monitoring reports in line with project reporting requirements 7. Experience of interrogating and analysing a range of relevant technical data and concisely conveying a clear message to decision makers; examples include but are not limited to planning and associated technical studies, urban design and architectural plans, socio-economic data, development appraisals and financial models, tender documentation and development agreements 8. Stakeholder management and communication skills, including the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders, including landowners, developers, strategic partners, businesses and residents, Senior Officers and Members. This will also include the ability to present information both orally and in writing, through appropriate decision-making reports 9. Ability to manage capital and revenue budgets and interrogate financial information for accuracy and to ensure best value for the Council 10. Ability to deliver project reporting dashboards Desirable: 11. Significant knowledge and understanding of regeneration and economic growth issues in London 12. Prince 2 Project Management qualification  
UCA Consulting ltd London, UK
Apr 27, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients is a multi-disciplinary property partnership, intent on helping clients realise their goals and aspirations by providing ‘simply better property advice’. They deliver its property services globally through strategic alliances with international partners. As owner-run businesses, they share a like-minded approach to customer care and account management, ensuring a consistently high level of service across all major geographic regions.track record, producing bespoke projects throughout the UK, Europe and around the world. Job Purpose The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Provide a full building surveying service to the external clients of Carter Jonas and in house where required. Provide support and advice to other members of the Architecture and Building Consultancy Department and assist with workload sharing where necessary. Carry out Building Surveys of all types of commercial buildings and residential properties. Preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients and professional representatives. Project management, Contract Administration and design for refurbishment, conversion and new build projects for commercial, rural and residential premises. Prepare and issue feasibility studies working with other disciplines as necessary. Undertake Principal Designer role for small projects where necessary to comply with CDM 2015 for in-house and external clients. Providing professional advice to clients and others as required. Provide Party Wall etc Act 1996 service to Building and Adjoining owners. Preparation of Schedules of Condition and subsequent negotiations with opposing client’s professional representatives. Prepare and advise clients on Preventative Planned Maintenance and strategies for implementing the same. Investigating and advising client on specific building problems / defects. Development Monitoring on behalf of a Landlord, Tenant or for bank lending purposes. Reinstatement Cost Assessment advice for a broad range of property types in locations across the UK. Undertaking DDA access audits. Effectively manage the performance of others in the team and offer support to junior members. To actively work across the firm and develop the Building Consultancy Department in all areas of the firm. Any other reasonable duties that may be required. Candidate Requirements: Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) with at least 3 years PQE. Ability to demonstrate technical competence. Sound relevant experience with extensive industry knowledge of main Building Surveying activities. Good working knowledge of all relevant legislation.  Presentational skills. Strong communication skills. Car owner with current driving license. In depth knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation. Computer literate with working knowledge of Computer Aided Design Packages (AutoCad) and competence in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent time management skills. Ability to work independently at a professional level. Desired Skills, Experience & Qualifications  Business development-experience. The ability to work in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential. Enjoys taking the initiative while seeking advice and support when appropriate. Actively seeks out continuous self-development, broadening knowledge and experience. Accurate, attention to detail. Competencies  Commercial awareness Communication Business development Relationship management Team working Negotiating Customer/client focused Values Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity and warmth Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we’re accountable Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm
UCA Consulting ltd Cambridge, UK
Apr 27, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients is a multi-disciplinary property partnership, intent on helping clients realise their goals and aspirations by providing ‘simply better property advice’. They deliver its property services globally through strategic alliances with international partners. As owner-run businesses, they share a like-minded approach to customer care and account management, ensuring a consistently high level of service across all major geographic regions.track record, producing bespoke projects throughout the UK, Europe and around the world. Job Purpose The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Provide a full building surveying service to the external clients of Carter Jonas and in house where required. Provide support and advice to other members of the Architecture and Building Consultancy Department and assist with workload sharing where necessary. Carry out Building Surveys of all types of commercial buildings and residential properties. Preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients and professional representatives. Project management, Contract Administration and design for refurbishment, conversion and new build projects for commercial, rural and residential premises. Prepare and issue feasibility studies working with other disciplines as necessary. Undertake Principal Designer role for small projects where necessary to comply with CDM 2015 for in-house and external clients. Providing professional advice to clients and others as required. Provide Party Wall etc Act 1996 service to Building and Adjoining owners. Preparation of Schedules of Condition and subsequent negotiations with opposing client’s professional representatives. Prepare and advise clients on Preventative Planned Maintenance and strategies for implementing the same. Investigating and advising client on specific building problems / defects. Development Monitoring on behalf of a Landlord, Tenant or for bank lending purposes. Reinstatement Cost Assessment advice for a broad range of property types in locations across the UK. Undertaking DDA access audits. Effectively manage the performance of others in the team and offer support to junior members. To actively work across the firm and develop the Building Consultancy Department in all areas of the firm. Any other reasonable duties that may be required. Candidate Requirements: Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) with at least 3 years PQE. Ability to demonstrate technical competence. Sound relevant experience with extensive industry knowledge of main Building Surveying activities. Good working knowledge of all relevant legislation.  Presentational skills. Strong communication skills. Car owner with current driving license. In depth knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation. Computer literate with working knowledge of Computer Aided Design Packages (AutoCad) and competence in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent time management skills. Ability to work independently at a professional level. Desired Skills, Experience & Qualifications  Business development-experience. The ability to work in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential. Enjoys taking the initiative while seeking advice and support when appropriate. Actively seeks out continuous self-development, broadening knowledge and experience. Accurate, attention to detail. Competencies  Commercial awareness Communication Business development Relationship management Team working Negotiating Customer/client focused Values Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity and warmth Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we’re accountable Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm
UCA Consulting ltd Birmingham, UK
Apr 27, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients is a multi-disciplinary property partnership, intent on helping clients realise their goals and aspirations by providing ‘simply better property advice’. They deliver its property services globally through strategic alliances with international partners. As owner-run businesses, they share a like-minded approach to customer care and account management, ensuring a consistently high level of service across all major geographic regions.track record, producing bespoke projects throughout the UK, Europe and around the world. Job Purpose The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Provide a full building surveying service to the external clients of Carter Jonas and in house where required. Provide support and advice to other members of the Architecture and Building Consultancy Department and assist with workload sharing where necessary. Carry out Building Surveys of all types of commercial buildings and residential properties. Preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients and professional representatives. Project management, Contract Administration and design for refurbishment, conversion and new build projects for commercial, rural and residential premises. Prepare and issue feasibility studies working with other disciplines as necessary. Undertake Principal Designer role for small projects where necessary to comply with CDM 2015 for in-house and external clients. Providing professional advice to clients and others as required. Provide Party Wall etc Act 1996 service to Building and Adjoining owners. Preparation of Schedules of Condition and subsequent negotiations with opposing client’s professional representatives. Prepare and advise clients on Preventative Planned Maintenance and strategies for implementing the same. Investigating and advising client on specific building problems / defects. Development Monitoring on behalf of a Landlord, Tenant or for bank lending purposes. Reinstatement Cost Assessment advice for a broad range of property types in locations across the UK. Undertaking DDA access audits. Effectively manage the performance of others in the team and offer support to junior members. To actively work across the firm and develop the Building Consultancy Department in all areas of the firm. Any other reasonable duties that may be required. Candidate Requirements: Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) with at least 3 years PQE. Ability to demonstrate technical competence. Sound relevant experience with extensive industry knowledge of main Building Surveying activities. Good working knowledge of all relevant legislation.  Presentational skills. Strong communication skills. Car owner with current driving license. In depth knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation. Computer literate with working knowledge of Computer Aided Design Packages (AutoCad) and competence in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent time management skills. Ability to work independently at a professional level. Desired Skills, Experience & Qualifications  Business development-experience. The ability to work in a fast paced environment where flexibility is essential. Enjoys taking the initiative while seeking advice and support when appropriate. Actively seeks out continuous self-development, broadening knowledge and experience. Accurate, attention to detail. Competencies  Commercial awareness Communication Business development Relationship management Team working Negotiating Customer/client focused Values Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity and warmth Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we’re accountable Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm
UCA Consulting ltd Ebbsfleet ,Kent
Apr 27, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients are a family-run, employee-owned trust founded in 1967. The company’s ethos then, as it is today, is one of quality of service and client satisfaction. Since its formation the company has grown to form a Group comprising of multiple companies that operate in a broad range of market sectors, across a nationwide scale. They pride ourselves on adapting to a wide array of working environments; providing solutions to the most technically demanding schemes within the industry. Their primary business is to service the construction and related industries through our enabling services comprising demolition, asbestos removal, remediation, earthworks, infrastructure, waste management and haulage divisions.     Job Purpose The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team.   Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Analyse drawings and specifications. Understand contractual terms and conditions. Assemble accurate and well organised estimates and proposals in a timely manner Provide clear detailed quantity take offs. Organise sub ‐ contractor’s quotations, negotiate to ensure quotes meet contract documents Complete budgeting and scheduling for projects and track same. Ensure site personnel are provided with robust handover pack upon successful tender award Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing. Formulate cost breakdown from estimates and for project progress. Attend necessary pre, mid and post bid tender interviews. The detailed aspects are listed below Evaluate bid. Bid No Bid Approx. value Tender Lead Review of tender documentation Tender programme Implement allocated deliverables. Site Visits Resource requirements Value engineering and buildability Operational client interface Bid Plant and labour review against tender programme Take off. Review specification Subcontract Quotations  in a timely manner to allow the subcontractor to provide a robust bid If subcontractor used not on system put through the approval process Pricing schedule Crib sheet Key document for board level review Form of tender Consider value engineering. The Contract Form of contract Who owns the quants. Provisional sums Scope of works LAD's Post bid Chase client following submission. Post tender queries Advise subcontractors of their bid status. Contract Award Prepare a tender breakdown. Cost breakdown analysis Prepare a file for handover to operations. Subcontractors used. Candidate Requirements: Minimum 10+ years of similar experience within the same field as a minimum. More details to be shared upon successful screening
UCA Consulting ltd Bracknell, UK
Apr 22, 2022
Full time
PERMANENT ROLE!! Head of Strategic Asset Management  Pay Rate: £59,754- £64,866 per annum Security Clearance: DBS CV Deadline: 13/05/2022 16:00 Interview Process: TBC Start Date: 15/05/2022 PERMANENT ROLE!! Location: Bracknell - Home Flex/Agile Key Objectives of the role 1. To lead the Council’s approach to managing all its assets including time sensitive programming and management of redevelopment of all sites to support the delivery of the Council’s Transformation Programme ensuring that the Council’s assets are able to deliver the new ways of working and service design models of services for the Council, the community and public at large. 2. To lead and manage the re-procurement of commissioning a multi-disciple design team to design and deliver on behalf of the Council. 3. Managing the delivery of significant complex and multiple level construction projects across the Council taking decisions on the most appropriate method of delivery for each project. 4. To lead and manage the Construction and Maintenance teams which provide professional building services functions across all directorates within the Council. 5. To provide policy and performance support to the department. 6. To provide programme and project management support to other local councils and partner agencies to maximise income generation opportunities for the Council. 7. To provide advice and support to the Assistant Director: Property and associated corporate working groups The main duties and responsibilities of the post-holder are to: 1. To develop the Council’s policy for asset management and monitor the performance of its buildings. 2. To report and advise Directors, senior officers and Members across Directorates in the Council on all construction and technical related matters including taking decisions on types of construction methods and materials within the context of impact on programme/project delivery timescales and costs. 3. To lead and manage the Construction & Maintenance team in accordance with professional practice to deliver the Council’s objectives. 4. Set management objectives and allocate resources to ensure that the section meets its objectives, actions, performance indicators and budgets and manage its overall performance. 5. Contribute to the Departmental Management Team co-ordinating advice on divisional services, business planning and corporate policies to ensure the department is able to deliver practical and customer focussed services. 6. Appoint, lead and manage external consultants as when required in line with procurement processes. 7. Implement and enforce all relevant Health and Safety standards relating to construction. 8. Lead, manage, monitor and report on annual budgets of all capital projects: overall budget between £15m - £35m per annum, an annual repairs budget of £1m per annum and £3m schools and planned maintenance budget. 9. Oversee the management of building and building services maintenance, including: the timely completion of repairs and servicing in accordance with the building maintenance repairs and service contracts; managing the section’s computerised maintenance repairs and planned maintenance system; ensuring all repairs and servicing effected by contractors is in accordance with all Health and Safety Legislation; managing the issuing of works orders, ensuring they are in line with Bracknell Forest Council’s Procurement Procedures and the section’s QA procedures; the preparation and prioritising of maintenance programmes; specifying and administering appropriate works or programmes of works for reactive and planned maintenance; being responsible for the design of construction works, specifically in relation to maintenance projects. 10. To represent and deputise for the Assistant Director: Property at corporate officer meetings, relevant meetings with outside bodies and when required Member/Officer Working Groups and Committees. 11. Responsible for the safety and maintenance of designated properties and sites ensuring that these properties and sites are incompliance with all applicable regulations. Recommending and coordinating improvements to the properties and procedures as needed to ensure a safe, functional, and appealing space. Essential BSc in building construction. Full professional qualification eg MRICS, MCIOB. Project management qualification, MAPM. Experience of managing a multi-discipline team to provide all property related advice and undertake construction works from Inception to Completion working alongside consultants. Evidence of continuing professional development. Proven experience of major capital programme management and budgets in excess of £30m with the ability to lead and manage multiple projects with key focus on delivery and quality. Proven relationship management skills at all levels including Executive Directors, Assistant Directors and Executive Members. Proven ability to challenge and manage external contractors and clients. Proven ability to develop relationships with partner agencies with a view to selling programme and project management services to other local Councils and partner agencies to maximise income generation opportunities. Proven ability to lead and manage a number of multi-disciplinary teams ensuring successful co-working in line with solution focused One Council approach to ensure successful management and delivery of major capital and Planned Maintenance projects which are critical to the Council’s delivery of its strategic Transformation Programme. Proven experience and understanding project programme management methodologies and technology of managing large and complex projects including external partner contracts. Strong understanding of contract law and procurement procedures of high value contracts. Experience of managing major capital programmes and budgets in excess of £30m with the ability to lead and manage multiple projects with key focus on delivery and quality. Managing the delivery of multi-million-pound capital projects: including effective financial monitoring and reporting. Authorising of financial transactions in accordance with Council’s approved scheme of delegation. Ability to produce clear concise reports for senior managers / boards. Sound and logical thinker with proven innovative approach to problem solving to overcome challenging situations and unexpected developments Ability to chair meetings and inspire confidence among a wide range of service users. Extensive knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, including CDM and Asbestos Regs. Oral communication skills to hold a contrary view in a meeting and explain technical issues to both Councillor or senior officer who has never encountered it before. Intermediate level PC skills, including knowledge of Word, Excel and MS Project. Understanding of and commitment to the requirements of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. Manage, supervise and appraise identified staff including, guidance and training and make decisions on the recruitment and allocation of staff resources, including client professional services consultants where appointed. Knowledge of one corporate landlord management and reporting. Knowledge of procurement regulations. Desirable Experience of deputising for the Assistant Director to provide the senior management team advice on all property related issues. Knowledge of Local Authority procedures.
UCA Consulting ltd Waltham Abbey, UK
Apr 04, 2022
Full time
Company Info Our Clients are specialists in fully supported hard metal roofing, facades, cladding systems, and flat roofing for all types of projects. With a team that has years of experience in the industry, from the creative concept designers to the craftsmen that fit the structures. Their vast knowledge of the characteristics of hard metals allows them to work closely with their suppliers, obtaining the highest quality, state of the art products and giving the customer a greater choice in a competitive market. Catering for all types of build, both commercial and residential, from complex to simple structures, they have a formidable track record, producing bespoke projects throughout the UK, Europe and around the world. Job Purpose   Our clients are seeking to employ professionals within this specialised industry, to carry out duties on a varying size of projects. The duties will be a balanced level of both site and office-based works.   Our clients offer a competitive salary to the right person who would join their highly professional team and continue to build on our client’s reputation for quality, excellence and craftsmanship within the metal roofing and cladding industry. The principal function of this position to undertake Quantity Surveying duties as part of a team on multiple projects in collaboration with the Operations teams, Clients, and other stakeholders with the primary aim to help manage commercial functions including general & key correspondence, project costs and monthly billing.   Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Leading surveying team, organising AFP’s etc. Cost reporting and regular reporting of accurate reconciliations and forecasting Keeping track of monthly application figures and ensuring relevant departments are aware of potential budgets, financial constraints etc.   Reviewing labour schedules and comparing to progress on site Pricing variations and changes in line with subcontract parameters  Reviewing drawings and comparing construction drawings to tender drawings, keeping note of any changes Develop and foster collaborative working relationships with Client, Client Representatives and Supply Chain. Checking site progress (visit site), record progress and transfer onto monthly payment applications whilst recording/actioning any changes to agreed contract scope Managing several sub-contracts and contractors An in-depth general understanding of various construction sub-contracts (e.g. JCT Design and Build, NEC3 etc.) Compiling sub-subcontract orders including enquiry and pricing documentation. General subcontract procurement Timely submissions in accordance with Contract requirements to maximise profit and cash flow. Identifying risks and making recommendations as to how risk can be overcome. Be aware of contractual matters to protect the Company’s position at all times. Candidate Requirements: Degree qualification needed (2:1 or above) Candidate must be highly organised and keep chronological records of site progress and use information when submitting payment applications Good and clear communication skills Excellent organisational and administration skills. Good numeracy skills. Good ICT skills, especially Excel, Outlook and Word. CSCS card ideal but not a necessity Full driving licence required
UCA Consulting ltd St Albans Rd, Watford, UK
Mar 25, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our clients pride themselves on both quality of service and the results they achieve for their clients and for the specialist property services we provide. Businesses and individuals come to them because of their long-established reputation for our friendly, knowledgeable and professional service. They offer in-depth local knowledge and a national profile as expert chartered surveyors and have been established with over 260 years in the property market. They provide bespoke service to clients and are committed to ensuring desired outcomes with a a modern, forward thinking approach to property matters. Job Purpose   To carry out Valuations for residential and commercial properties including developments and investment work. Working from our client’s office in Watford and/or St Albans, with work load centred on the Hertfordshire and North London area. Hybrid working (part office/part work from home) is available post initial training period.    Valuations required for private clients, investors, banks, lenders and solicitors and the work mainly entails Homebuyer and Building Surveys   Candidate Requirements: Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer with minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, those with considerably longer experience would be welcomed. Valuers with experience in either or both commercial and residential sectors.  Experience of commercial and residential property valuation in Hertfordshire and North London is advantageous Valuation software and RICS valuation standards knowledge required Ability and experience to carry out Homebuyer and Building Surveys Must be able to work as part of a team but also under own initiative and manage your own workload Knowledge of Q Mobile reporting system a benefit but training available General IT skills to utilise data bases and work though reports etc.   Strong analytical abilities and efficient working methods. Good people and communication skills.   Team player seeking a working environment were their work will be rewarded and appreciated with a flexible approach and strong work life balance. Required Qualifications: RICS Chartered Surveyor
UCA Consulting ltd Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, UK
Mar 25, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Part of a Large Parent Group, our client’s offer a complete groundwater control and management service, which encompasses design, installation and maintenance programmes to businesses throughout the UK and Ireland. Working within many industry sectors, they have been part of some of the smallest and the largest infrastructure schemes across the UK.  With over 35 years of experience and more than 2,500 projects to their name, they are dedicated to investing in technology to constantly improve the service we provide. With innovative technology and systems they provide unrivalled and outstanding service to clients of all sizes, from simple residential groundwater control to large-scale national water management projects.  From design solutions to construction dewatering and plenty in between, every one of our client’s staff share one key objective - delivering confidence through excellence. Job Purpose The principal function of this position to undertake Quantity Surveying duties as part of a team on multiple projects in collaboration with the Operations teams, Clients, and other stakeholders with the primary aim to help manage commercial functions including general & key correspondence, project costs and monthly billing. Reports to / Works closely with Operations Director (Line Manager) and Commercial Manager (day to day liaison regarding commercial risk and SCA processes. Employment Details Full time, permanent role The role is predominately site based (in London and the South East) and based out of our clients Head Office in Hertfordshire, but you will be expected to visit our clients sites for meetings, site walkovers, site inductions, undertake project briefings within the UK, mainland Europe and possibly globally as required. Our clients offer an extensive training and development program which will commence after individuals complete their probationary period. Company Induction, Initial basic training & PPE issue will be provided from commencement of your employment. Excellent Holiday package: 25 days Holidays + 8 back holidays which increases to 32, 1 per year of employment Health insurance Pension Gym scheme (Hustle - gyms across a UK) Expenses for travel and business  Cycle to work scheme (65%) Costco Membership Discount EAP Program Working Conditions & Physical Requirements The role is a combination of site and office-based work and does require the candidate to utilise a Visual Display Unit (VDU) as part of their day-to-day activities. On site activities will require periods of time often in outdoor environments in all weather conditions. The role requires the ability to work on site, access shafts and walk along tunnels. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Carry out Quantity Surveyor duties General commercial project management including provision of the following: monthly cost value reconciliations, monthly and quarterly forecasts monthly application for payment change correspondence, claims & tracking assisting with credit control functions assisting with project-specific risk management Undertake regular meetings to maintain client professional relationships Undertaking feasibility studies, site surveys and estimations Assist the Commercial Manager with identification, analysis and responses to commercial risks and opportunities Obtain competitive prices from suppliers and subcontractors if required. Maintaining a professional approach with clients and professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers Ensure compliance and adherence with project and company commercial procedures for procurement and subcontract management Analysing project outcomes and write detailed progress reports Value completed work and arranged payments Maximising potential project income at all times The above is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to undertake any other duties which may reasonably fall within the level of responsibility and competence. The duties of the post-holder will require collaboration with the other departments within the UK business unit from accounts, operations, technical and technical sales. The post-holder must be able to establish good working relationships with people from these different disciplines and areas and be able to communicate effectively with them to deliver targeted financial results.   Candidate Requirements: A motivated and hardworking individual with great written and communication skills is essential. A demonstrable and proven track record working for a main or sub-contractor in the construction industry and has sufficient skills, training and knowledge such as: Qualified at degree or HNC/D level and working towards RICS/CICES, or equivalent professional level Experience of working under the common standard forms of contract including NEC3 Should be comfortable working as part of a commercial team with a willingness to contribute to all project success factors A positive, proactive individual that works collaboratively with colleagues and the client team An expert negotiator with a keen eye for detail Excellent communication skills Confident and experienced in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Project Experience of: Preparing Valuations, variations and final accounts Managing Sub-contract accounts & procurement Working within Company Best Practice Procedures Understand the implications of health and safety regulations Resourcefulness, initiative and the ability to work unsupervised in often difficult and challenging situations. A persuasive character who can get the job done Full UK Driving License
UCA Consulting ltd Middlesbrough, UK
Mar 18, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our dedicated Building Surveying Team at RLB proactively undertake surveys and project manage schemes. Providing various other services, including contract administration, employer’s agent, project monitoring, specification writing, condition surveys, neighbourly matters and dilapidations, the Building Surveyors are a key component in the life of an estate, from construction through to eventual demolition. We are a focused business actively operating and investing in Commercial, Residential, Education, Healthcare, Public, and Retail sectors. Surveyors work in close contact with their clients, advising them, amongst other things, on financial and legal matters that arise during a project. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service to our clients and enjoy long term relationships with them. Hours:  37 Hours a week Position summary We are currently recruiting a Senior M&E Surveyor to join a client focused team within London, to work across various sectors, including healthcare, retail, commercial offices, education. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive M&E Consultant who is familiar with producing M&E reports and is proficient in identifying M&E Assets/Systems providing support to the existing team in the delivery of various projects and condition surveys.   Responsibilities and Duties Undertaking M&E Surveys, condition surveys Pre-acquisition surveys Dilapidation surveys 10-year PPM schedules Monitoring M&E works on site and reporting on conformity and quality Supporting business objectives Carrying out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures. Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies. Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards. Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team Developing Commercial Strategies Developing Acquisition Strategies Minimum Candidate Requirements: The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role with good commercial results and encompass a realistic selection of the following qualifications and attributes: Recognised M&E qualification Chartered or willing to obtain MCIBSE (or equivalent) Ideally MOD/Police/Enhanced DBS security clearance Experienced in a similar role Ability to monitor M&E works on site Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute. Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal. Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills. Full UK driving licence
UCA Consulting ltd Orpington, UK
Mar 17, 2022
Permanent
Company Info With a vision to be identified as a trusted client advisor, our clients are national in reach, local in service and selected for their quality and expertise in the built environment. They are a leading, forward thinking multi-disciplinary consultancy in the business for over 80 years. They are a multi-award winning business that has retained its family culture and values where the health and wellbeing of their staff is taken seriously. They have a well-being initiative ‘Healthy Together’ and an active staff social club where you will get the opportunity to meet other colleagues for social and fun occasions and build friendships along the way.   Hours:  35 Hours a week   Position summary We are seeking an individual with ambitions to develop their career at our clients leading, forward-thinking Practice. We are interested in ‘hands on’ individuals that are able to work within a team, set and maintain standards for quality and accuracy, deliver costing services on small and large residential projects, within London and the South-East. Responsibilities and Duties Production of estimates, cost plans and other cost information. Undertaking building measurements using our CostX measurement software. Compiling, coordinating and evaluating tenders. Production of Tender Reports, Value for Money Reports and Statements. Attending design team meetings on selected projects under the TPC. Agreeing Contract Sums for planned cyclical maintenance under the TPC. Processing interim valuations including site visits and attending site meetings. Measuring works undertaken onsite including roof replacements, façade repairs etc. Agreement of Contract variations. Assessment of contractual claims. Production of monthly cost reports and cash flow forecasts. Settlement of final accounts. Collating cost information for our cost database. Minimum Candidate Requirements: In order to undertake this role, the successful candidate will require: Full UK Driving Licence. University degree in either Quantity Surveying or a similar construction related subject. RICS qualified, or close to sitting final assessment. Experience in residential development. Excellent organisational and administration skills. Good numeracy skills. Good ICT skills, especially Excel, Outlook and Word. Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work. The ability to work in a pressurised environment. The desire to contribute as a part of a team. An excellent telephone manner. A flexible approach. Ability to work remotely when required.  An ability to form and develop client relationships and to seek to develop new business opportunities.  Key Values Professional Integrity Technical Expertise Solution Focused Reliable Personal Service 
UCA Consulting ltd Middlesbrough, UK
Mar 17, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our clients are the largest housing association in the North East and among the biggest 25 nationally; owning and managing some 34,000 properties in the North East region, 30,000 of them in the Tees Valley.  Our clients are an organisation that’s local at its heart - and although their work is largely in the Tees Valley, they welcome applications from further afield because our ways of working mean we can often be flexible about where our colleagues are based. Our clients skilled colleagues and board directors work tirelessly to support 70,000 tenants and customers, bringing a breadth of experience and a can-do attitude to ensure a high-quality customer experience.   Hours:  37 Hours a week   Position summary This role is categorised as a roam role. Roaming roles are a mixture of home and hub working with, in some instances, a degree of being out and about delivering services to customers. Your working day will be determined by what you need to do and where you need to go to maximise your productivity. This means that you could start and finish your day in different places depending on what you need to do, so we’ll support you working from a variety of locations.  Responsibilities and Duties Due to company expansion and future pipeline projects, our client is recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, covering the North East and Teesside region.  This is a permanent, full time role working 37 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, benefits package, with flexible/ agile working. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will evaluate all levels of commercial risk and maximise the benefit to our client, covering procurement, risk mitigation, and contract management.  You will lead on the accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.  You will also ensure all applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms, ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with contractual obligations and commitments to subcontractors.  If you join the team you will undertake the initial feasibility from investigations, scope of works and prepare cost plans and estimates based on the information available with assumptions to inform high level decision making regarding commercial and development opportunities.  You will also lead on the production of all prime costs to assist in in the production of land appraisals, report on any movement of budget costs from the initial land appraisal and provide detailed analysis/report of final out turn forecasts, identifying potential threats/opportunities and demonstrate the impact of these if necessary. Minimum Candidate Requirements: We are looking for an individual who is commercially focused, degree qualified (ideally chartered) with surveying experience within a civil engineering or housing background. To join our team, you must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of commercial awareness and legislative requirements and practices within the new-build social housing construction sector. You will have the capability to evidence the experience and track record of your success in a PQS or residential social housing building environment, and have the aptitude to show professional competency, proactive and effective communication skills in a multi-disciplinary environment.  High levels of interpersonal and negotiation skills are a must, as is the ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external partners, which is a fundamental part of this role.  You should also have experience in liaising and being a point of contact for both the construction and site personnel and supply chain. Please note that this role requires a full driving license, as travel to other sites is required