We require an experienced Quantity Surveyor who is dynamic and commercially minded with advanced skills in cost planning, cost control, procurement and contract administration, that can work well individually or as part of the Development team.
The business operates a hybrid working model with an office of circa 20 staff based in Manchester city centre
Our client delivers in-house construction projects funded by the business and with backing from several funders. They also provide cost and project management services to external companies across a varied mix of property and energy related construction projects
The candidate will manage day to day control of projects, reporting up to the Directors, as part of our Development Management team.
You will support a dynamic team delivering range of high value, complex property and energy sector schemes.
Responsibilities & duties:
” To manage commissions through the full project cycle
” To act as a client Interface
” Provide cost management services
” Procurement Strategies
” Risk & Value Management
” Contract Administration
” Working with the Directors to develop future business opportunities
” Delivery of construction projects, from planning through to practical completion, whilst maintaining the highest standards of delivery in line with contracts, programme, budget, quality, environmental and health & safety
” You will be assisting a range of clients, working closely with a team to ensure that complex projects are completed on- time and on- budget within specification from inception to completion
” The candidate will be capable of carrying out due diligence around proposed contract mechanisms and able to consider contractual routes suitable for a variety of specialist sub- contractors
” The candidate will visit sites on a regular basis and lead site meetings
” The successful candidate will have skills to Identify potential sites, properties, and new development opportunities suitable for development in accordance with the core Business Development Strategy
” You will manage development projects from inception to completion including preparation of project briefs, tender documentation, appointment and management of consultants, contractors and on- site staff during the construction phase
The successful candidate will have the following credentials:
” Ideally professionally Qualified, MRICS or similar
” Possess a degree within property or construction
” Have UK consultancy experience
” An understanding of the Commercial property market is essential
” Experience in contract administration [and legals associated] are pivotal
” You will need to possess a thorough understanding of project life cycle and knowledge of project management concepts, tools and techniques.
” Experience in delivering construction projects is essential
” Previous demonstrable experience of successfully delivering Medium to Large construction Projects (£15-£25million)
” An understanding of Engineering Principles together with technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
” Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills
” Computer competence
” Must have experience of multiple forms of contract[s]: JCT, NEC, FIDIC, ICHEME