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Date Added: Wed 01/11/2023

Managing Quantity Surveyor

Lewisham Central, SE13, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £80000 - £85000/annum competitive package and benefits

Our client is one of the largest construction companies within the UK with internationally-renowned experience in the successful delivery of technically demanding, multi-disciplinary and logistically complex projects.
To support the commercial leadership team and manage the commercial performance of a significant residential project in South East London they are currently looking to recruit a build/construction orientated Managing Quantity Surveyor.
Commercial individuals from a main developer background will be strongly considered e.g. Berkeley, Galliard or similar
In order to be considered for this role you will have previous commercial management experience within a main developer or construction/build contractor.
You will provide commercial support to the relevant Director of Operations to allow management of project and commercial risk, ensuring that financial performance meets or exceeds profitability targets.
You will be responsible for margin confidence, commercial risk and cashflow of the project
* Ensure that Minimum Commercial Expectations are applied consistently
* Provide commercial support to work winning including review of contract, negotiating revised conditions/qualifications, negotiating tender JV and Design Agreements and assessing commercial risks for assessment at tender review meetings
* Sub-Contracting leadership for strategic bids
* Sub-Contract review and consistency assurance for live projects
* Assist in the development of dispute management processes and responses
* Review, as required, commercial mechanisms; contracts, bonds, warranties to ensure consistency of approach across Sectors
* Provide support to Group initiatives
* Assist in the development and delivery of commercial training including the provision of training in commercial systems and processes
* Lead, develop and coach individuals to build high performing teams and creates a pipeline of talent
Personal Qualities
The individual will have an understanding of the commercial function within the MP business to provide consistency and develop the quality of the commercial resource. The individual should have proven experience in their ability to influence and communicate with others.
The individual will have appropriate qualifications, and professional membership of the RICS, CICES or CIOB is desirable. The individual will hold a valid CSCS card.
Ability to operate successfully in a commercial environment and previous experience of managing commercial performance is necessary. Commercial awareness and significant contract experience is necessary in order to review contracts and commercial risk.
The position requires experience in negotiating complex contracts, and having the commercial flair to find opportunities and negate risks in a tight tender timeframe
Key Requirements -
* Proven track record of delivering high value construction projects ideally in the Build sector.
* Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar discipline.
* Qualified or working towards, MRICS / MCIOB / MICES.
* Comfortable interfacing with Senior Management and Stakeholders.
Excellent analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decision and reporting findings to Clients and Stakeholders
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