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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Lead M&E Quantity Surveyor

Reading, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £70000/annum car/allowance & package


* Experienced Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor with a proven M&E/Building Services contracting background

* Reporting to the Regional & Project Commercial Manager

* National M&E Building Services Contractor

* High profile project - Homes Counties

* Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management

* Excellent career opportunities for progression with competitive salary & package


Proven Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor, you will have the opportunity of working with a prestigious Building Services Contractor, boasting more than 2 centuries of experience in the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and the Construction industry. Today this award-winning, market-leading, and pioneering M&E Contractor has 8 offices throughout the UK supported by over 2k highly skilled, Mechanical and Electrical specialists. Delivering prestigious Building Services projects from conception, installation, and life cycle management, using the most advanced technologies and innovative thought processes

Our client provides market-leading mechanical and electrical services across the UK. They operate and draw from their distinguished history to provide unparalleled expertise and service for the future. From retail to industrial and process, healthcare to commercial, infrastructure to sport and leisure, our client is dedicated to providing a single focus and total service for all customers.


* The Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor will have the responsibility to provide full financial and contractual control, co-ordination of the efforts of all parties throughout the company involved in the execution of specified projects to the budgeted cost and programme, to the customer's satisfaction

* Ensure commercial control of project is maintained in accordance with company policies and procedures

* Deliver margin in project at agreed minimum levels and ensure that it is cash backed

* Ensure variations to contract are priced and agreed at the earliest opportunity


* Handle the contract and execute such financial reviews as are deemed necessary by the Area Surveyor / Commercial Manager in relation to the contract

* Take ownership of and be responsible for the project cost budget and provide guidance and direction on any varying circumstances

* Manage and maintain a contract cost reporting system

* Effectively manage the financial status of the contract, the task and the people concerned within inputting to said reporting system in order that any reports can be produced in a timely manner

* Establish programme commitments are being met and advise on action to be taken when this is not the case, whether as a result of a company breach or otherwise

* Have a budget covering materials and manpower and monitor expenditure with the assistance of the Finance Department to ensure accurate, up-to-date information is available and known

* Continually monitor projected costs to complete and control the costs within budget

* Identify potential overspend, ensuring early awareness of the exposure within the business to minimise cost overrun

* Monitor cash flow and invoicing plans ensuring applications are paid and allocated internally

* Review subcontract packages and ensure that appropriate invitations to tender are actioned and issued

* Analyse the returned subcontract quotation and select quotations to be used, acknowledging that the cheapest price may not be the most appropriate

* Prepare subcontract documentation and ensure that all pertinent documentation is issued to the subcontract, signed and returned

* Prepare and issue schedule of subcontract valuation dates

* Provide complete, regular and timely internal reports to the Commercial Manager which covers design submissions, material management, site performance, key dates / actions, commercial situations and major issues

* Assist the Commercial Manager in arranging and undertaking a project review and issue of associated reports

* To be fully aware of the requirements of the contract as a basis for controlling the operating departments within the specification, or achieving extra works orders

* Attend site as required by the Area Surveyor / Commercial Manager
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