Quantity Surveyor

Job details

Job title Quantity Surveyor
Ref CBS9JP000048271
Location Calderbridge
Region Cumbria
Company Low Level Waste
Salary 40.00-50.00 GBP per hour
Duration 12 Months
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The Role

Key Accountabilities

• Supporting the Commercial Delivery Manager – Site Operations and Programmes in the day to day management of a portfolio of contracts;

• Following the business processes that support the Contract Management Team as defined in the LLWR Management System;

• Making safety the number one priority and operates with the highest standards of integrity;

• Maintaining an awareness of supplier capability and financial stability to support the needs of the organisation

• Maintaining a knowledge base of contract terms and conditions to ensure that contract management can be delivered effectively

• Preparation / contribution of contract documents such as subcontract, procurement, programme and project strategies that consider a range of options and articulate how the associated contracting benefits are realised i.e. savings & efficiencies.

• Ensuring that adequate records are in place;

• Managing contract reviews;

• Manage contractual risk;

• Preparing regular management reports;

• Preparation of standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial statements etc.;

• Preparation of tender documents as required by Project team;

• Drafting of contract terms and conditions;

• Analysing tenders and preparing tender reports at all stages of procurement;

• Assessment of monthly applications for payment and prepare financial statements;

• Measuring performance against Key Performance Indicators and Incentivisation arrangements;

• Maintaining contract records and correspondence;

• Settlement of construction disputes;

• Preparing and agreeing final accounts;

• Producing lessons learnt report for post contract review;

• Managing change management process, early warnings, compensation events, PMI’s, SMI’s, etc.

• Deputising for the Commercial Delivery Manager as and when required

• Assisting with project control team and supplier in rationalising project Estimate at Completion (EAC) reports

• Requesting Goods Receipt Numbers (GRN) from Cost Engineers

• Raising Purchase Orders on LLWR’s Business World finance system (formerly SAP)

• Assist in the monitoring and reviewing of orders, commitments, trends and changes;

• Reporting against Commercial activities by providing data for internal and external reports and assisting in the preparation of regular Management Reports;

• Attending team and other project, contract meetings as necessary;

• Supporting and managing implementation of innovative ideas to improve contractor performance.

• Agreement and certification of sub-contractor’s interim valuations and final accounts

Key Requirements

• BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent and / or a proven track record of relevant experience;

• Relevant experience in the industry;

• Experience of managing Sub-Contractors under contracts;

• Understanding of contract preparation, procurement procedures and contract administration;

• Demonstrable ability to deal with people across a wide range of management levels and technical


• Proactive and self-motivated;

• Effective time management – efficient and adding value to projects;

• Excellent report writing skills;

• Experience of NEC3 contract management (ECC, PSC, TSC);

• Ability to prioritise and able to work under pressure;

• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues;

• Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work;

• Technical awareness and ability to deliver all post contract service delivery and problem solving;

• A high level of drive and energy to ensure that contracts are managed safely to cost and to schedule;

• Self-motivated team player and a good communicator;

• Familiar with management systems and procedures for procurement and contract management.

Additional information about the process

Quantity Surveyor

Reference: CBS9JP00004827

Location: Drigg, Cumbria

Salary: £40-50ph Ltd

Job Type: Contract

Job Duration: 12 Months

Contact Details: Charlotte Williams – charlotte.willians@capita.co.uk – 07599 548238

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