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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Commercial, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
London and surrounding areas

Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: London – travel required between sites

Morgan Sindall Property Services provides integrated property maintenance services to both the public and private sector, with particular expertise in housing and public building maintenance.

We are the nation’s complete housing solutions specialist with over 30 years’ experience within the affordable housing sector. We provide planned and reactive maintenance to over 200,000 domestic properties nationwide and have a significant portfolio of large-scale framework refurbishment programmes. We refurbish and modernise approximately 10,000 homes per annum and complete in excess of 300,000 repairs a year.


About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor reporting to the Managing QS the purpose of the role is to manage the day to day commercial control, reporting and management of individually large or complex contracts or a larger grouping of smaller contracts from award up to final account. Your duties will include:

  • Effective commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable, in particular CVR’s, forecasts, CID documents, Commercial Registers, cash flow forecasts, etc
  • Effective cash management including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Keeping the Managing Quantity Surveyor / Head of Commercial appraised of progress of all accounts both client and subcontract through to finalisation.
  • Ensuring that payments and notices are effected in accordance with the subcontract and Construction Act and ensure that any commercial threats or risks to projects are identified and communicated to the Managing Quantity Surveyor / Head of Commercial and the wider Operational team.
  • In conjunction with the Procurement team ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner ensuring that the packages are robust with buying gains optimised.
  • Manage the timely production of the Main/Subcontract Final Accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to ensure the best result, evaluation and agreement of all variations, extensions of time, loss and expense claims.
  • Support the bid and business development processes through liaison with the relevant teams and personnel, co-ordinating and providing constructive commercial input, as required
  • Ensure the effective commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Lead on effective risk management and protect business reputation.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are accurate and are optimised where possible.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties.
  • Implement all our policies, company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliance across all projects.

Full job description available below.

About You

  • Qualified QS and post qualification experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgets and forecast management.
  • Preparation and understanding of CVR’s and supplementary financial reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of final accounts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of subcontract orders and buying.
  • Knowledge of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and packages

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity and that talented people are key to our success.

Closing date: 28 September 2018


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