Quantity Surveyor

Full Time Permanent

Manchester Jobs Board

United Utilities (UU) have awarded a single 5-year framework agreement to provide overall management and execution of the larger-scale on-site asset maintenance activities across the North West region, including the provision and management of supplementary engineering services to manage and deliver diverse works, including the provision of a first-generation helpdesk.

My client is a tier 1 main contractor working on the United Utilities project and they are looking to recruit Quantity Surveyors for their Manchester operations

As our Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for providing accurate and value generating input to projects. The role ensures that all commercial aspects are carried out in accordance with the contract, company policies and procedures, and to the satisfaction of the customer and/or contract leader. This role may work independently or under the direction of a more senior Quantity Surveyor. The QS will be able to demonstrate the ability to function as a member of an integrated team.

Key responsibilities

Inputting to the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence

Preparation or assessment of applications, valuations, cost/value reconciliation

Prepare and provide input to monthly reports: value, cost, profit/loss, cash flow and budget

Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution

Monitor and regularly review with the project team. Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks

Contract Management, including all relevant contractual forms, methods of budgetary control and relevant software applications

Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts

Ensure all notifications/documents are managed in accordance with the contract, and customer / company policy

Ongoing liaison with site team, subcontractors and Customers’ representatives

Undertake record-keeping including but not limited to collating site records, the preparation of meeting packs, meeting invites and taking meeting minutes

Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use

Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager


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