Senior Quantity Surveyor (Eleclink)

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SMRS Balfour Beatty
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12 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Balfour Beatty currently has opportunities for Senior Quantity Surveyors on exciting new projects based in Folkestone working on the exciting Eleclink project This is a varied and interesting role, with involvement in key areas of the Balfour Beatty business. On a day to day basis you will be responsible for: - Ensuring the successful commercial performance of high complexity contracts. - Ensuring the effective management of contract customer relationships (internal and external) and the timely provision of information between all parties. - Ensuring full compliance with commercial processes. - Managing and developing a team of Quantity Surveyors. - Ensuring effective main and subcontract administration in order to deliver project commercial strategy. - Working in conjunction with the Operation team to identify, escalate and mitigate risks. - Contributing to the Safety Leadership of the project/contract. - Preparation and agreement of final accounts. - Managing compliance with processes and ensuring quality standards are maintained across the team(s), recommending improvements where necessary. - The preparation and implementation of project specific commercial strategy to ensure robust Cost Management and production of project monthly reports. - Ensuring Measure and Value is accurately and auditably measured. - Ensuring robust cost control and budget management through the implementation of commercial review processes. - Ensuring contemporary record keeping is undertaken by the project/contract and are organised to enable retrieval and access as defined by the conditions of contract. - Producing and maintaining "First Principle" detailed forecast cost to completion underpinned by a fully resourced programme. - Submitting applications in accordance with timescales detailed within the contract and providing accurate and verifiable cash flow forecasts to finance. - Ensuring Subcontract Administration is administered strictly in accordance with the specific agreement requirements. - Implementing robust and consistent change management and claims change control processes whilst establishing and maintaining a collaborative culture. - Provision on commercial advice to project teams To be successful in this role, you will have; - A detailed understanding of Contract Law and insurances. - A detailed knowledge of differing standard forms of contract. - Working knowledge or risk management. - Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles. - Ability to provide contract advice to teams. - Ability to work as part of a team and to use own initiative. - Effective negotiation skills. - Full membership of a recognised professional institute (i.e RICS or CICES) - Desirable - Substantial experience in Quantity Surveying obtained in a similar, relevant environment. - Experience of financial and commercial control within a project environment. - Experience of dispute resolution. - Rail sector Quantity Surveying experience - Desirable This job was originally posted as