Managing Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
South East England
Swindon - Reading
Job Posted

A Tier 1 contractor is looking for an experienced Managing QS to be part of a Water Treatment Project for AMP 6 based in the Reading/Swindon area

Project Details

The project will involve working on a £20-£50 million Water Treatment project as part of the highly revered AMP 6 project and you will be managing 4/5 other QS’.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accountable for the financial, commercial and overall performance of the Alliance.
  • Project and programme level reporting including the management of payments and cash to alliance partners.
  • Develop and manage an overall performance structure for the Alliance, ensuring project and process performance is visible and is used to drive team, individual and supplier performance
  • Accountable for undertaking cost assurance in the Alliance and within partner organisations, and the overall framework of cost assurance agreed with the client
  • Accountable for the business performance management of the Alliance
  • Manage the Alliance Supply Chain Management Team to put in place framework agreements and to undertake Supplier Relationship Management.
  • Manage the delivery plan, ensuring initiative progress is maintained and efficiencies secured.
  • Functionally lead on all Planning aspects within the Alliance
  • Manage the closure of projects within the Alliance ensuring continuous improvement in close out processes.
  • Make visible Health & Safety performance in order to drive a culture of zero tolerance to accidents and incidents. Demonstrate leadership in Health & Safety.
  • Function as a member of the Alliance Board and Partner Management Team.
  • You will be able to establish and sustain a high performing team to deliver and achieve" best for project" approach.
  • You will establish a clear vision and direction.
  • You should be willing and able to lead others. Inspires, encourages and support others to achieve critical outcomes.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You should have experience working for a client side or main contracting organisation in the water sector
  • Past experience as a Commercial Manager/SQS is required in the construction or water sectors
  • Experience managing others is essential

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree qualification in Quantity Surveying or similar is preferred

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The employing company is a Tier 1 contractor and work across all sectors. The company employs more than 5,000 people in the UK, with expertise in design, construction, operations and maintenance

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