Vacancy details

Division
Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Ref
66150
Vacancy title
Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
North West England
Location(s)
Warrington
Description

Salary: £38,000 per annum

Benefits:

26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Company Car– job need if required for the role, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum., Paid voluntary work

About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.

About the team

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers.

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor based in Warrington the purpose of the role is to manage the day to day commercial control, reporting and management of one or more projects 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, cash flow forecast, Commercial register etc
  • Effective cash management including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Keeping line manager 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 line manager.
  • 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.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties
  • 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 timely, accurate and are optimised where possible.

About You

  • Previous experience in similar role
  • 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: 16 November 2018

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