My client is the global leader in access flooring and air containment solutions, with a manufacturing facility based in Hull and Contracting Division based in Hertford. Due to expansion we are looking to develop and strengthen our Contracting Team further with the recruitment of an additional Quantity Surveyor based at our Hertford offices.
As the successful candidate you will cover projects primarily in the South (including London) and the South West of England, although we do undertake projects throughout the UK. Working alongside a Contracts Manager you will take full financial and contractual control on all projects post order.
Ideally you will already hold a relevant construction based qualification and have adequate proven experience, preferably within the UK commercial office and data centre markets.
MISSION: To be a proactive member of the contract team by providing commercial and supporting project management skills. To interface with all other departmental personnel to ensure high levels of communication and seamless interaction between internal departments. To maximize returns to KAF on individual’s projects and to maximize value to customers.
LOCATION: Hertford, Hull, Project based
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Contracts Director Managing Surveyor
PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE TO THIS POSITION: Assistant Surveyors
PRINCIPAL EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS: Clients Main Contractors Subcontractors Project Design Team Consultants Supply Chain
PRINCIPAL INTERNAL CUSTOMERS: Contracts Team QS Team Sales Team Factory Production Team Technical Dept Customer Care Dept. Purchasing Dept. Credit Control Dept. Accounts Dept. Construction Director
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Financial Control of Contracts Pro-active Member of Contracts Department Team Maintain Reporting Procedures, including:- Monthly Reporting Debtors List Develop Client relationships Develop Supply Chain Relationships Develop and assist in assistant surveying training Assists Sales Team in Procurement Liaison with Estimating Liaison with Accounts Liaison with Purchasing Liaison with Customer Care Attend Internal Surveying and debtor review Meetings Oversee Project Commercial matters, identify opportunity Time management and maximization of people resources Resolve Payment disputes / claims – Client, Main Contractor and Sub Contractors Negotiate with Clients Final Account Resolution Provide Value Management advice Ensure monthly WIPS figures are accurate and on time Manage Contractual Correspondence Identify Claim Situations Ensure contractual Obligations are complied with Actively ensure compliance with Site Operations Plan and procedures Review and manage procurement handover with internal project team Responsible for Administration of Contract Documents Monitor Subcontract Retentions Subcontract Payment Self development and training
SKILLS / COMPETENCIES Quantity Surveying Teamwork Taking Initiative Innovative thinking Customer Focus Effective Communication Integrity and honesty Customer Satisfaction Commercial / Financial Acumen Negotiating Skills Information Technology Product knowledge Relevant construction qualification and/or experience SMSTS CSCS