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Business Unit Description:
We have fifty years of experience across the complete nuclear asset lifecycle, from managing existing facilities or closing a legacy asset, to helping build next-generation nuclear systems. Our team also offers an extensive range of capabilities to defence agencies, supporting operational mission planning and execution, acquisition and logistics management, information technology and business operations.
The Quantity Surveying function within the Field Services division of Jacobs ATN provides the support to the Commercial Manager and wider personnel outside of the Commercial Function with a full range of pre and post contract quantity surveying services.
The candidate will be required to develop a close working relationship with the project managers, site teams, project accountants and project control managers, sales and Clients’ representatives and should be able to demonstrate suitable technical qualities for the role. The role will provide the opportunity for the engagement on multiple projects from tender preparation and negotiation right through to contract completion.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Include, but not limited to the following:
Work with the Commercial Manager in ensuring consistency and best practice ways of working across the business unit to achieve continuous improvement.
Coach respective Operational personnel in relation to the Contract, Contract Administration, Contract Risk, Procurement, Cost and Value Reconciliation, Forecasting and Contract Profitability.
Review, understand and communicate Contract requirements to the Delivery Team.
Work with the Project Controls Manager in the production of the monthly project cost reports.
Prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout the period of a contract.
Ensure effective change control process and management of, is embedded within the relevant projects you are responsible for.
Ensure Sub-Contract arrangements are put in place when required using the NEC suite of Contract Documents, either Short or Full Forms of Contract or other forms to suite the main contract and as agreed with Commercial Manager.
Ensure correct administrative processes are put in place for management of these Sub-Contracts paying attention to change controls, early warning, compensation events, changes to scope of works and payment.
Support the Project Manager in resolving commercial issues with the Client and implement strategies to avoid litigation/claims.
Proactively support the Project Review Process and attend the Operational Performance Review (OPR).
Submit cost reports for review by the Commercial Manager, to enable the utilisation of the data for cost forecasts, revenue and gross margin assumptions/submissions.
Ensure correct levels of authority are applied to SMR’s for the procurement of goods, services, consumables and sub-contracts.
Work with Project Managers to implement, analyse and report on labour productivity i.e. Planned v Earned Value, in line with man hours to complete
Manage subcontracts from initial placement of order to final account including close liaison with procurement, planning and delivery teams to ensure that the order meets project requirements.
Prepare and agree interim subcontractor applications for payment
Maintain effective, accurate cost control.
Ability to own and manage Target Contracts.Essential:
Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification.
Previous experience in a similar role
Experience of working for Tier 1 Contractor
Working knowledge of applicable industry standard forms of contract, typically NEC.
Pre and post contract knowledge.
Experience of cost forecasting and reporting, cost control, cost risk management, contract documentation preparation, contract administration.
Good general commercial awareness.
Able to act on own initiative.
Experience of working for a Contracting organisation.
Working knowledge of Cemar
Understanding of MS Project / Primavera
Working knowledge of project controls software
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