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Quantity Surveyor Commercial Manager

  • Location

    Cheshire East

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Surveying

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £24.51 - £30.51 per hour

  • Job ref:

    5162586_1612869620

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Start date:

    22-02-2021

  • Expiry date:

    11-03-2021

A 3 month opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor Commercial Manager has arisen with the local authorities in Cheshire.

Job Purpose

To manage the Council's commercial interests on Major and Capital Projects

Principal Responsibilities

  • To assist the Head of Construction and Major Projects in controlling budgets and managing programmes of work and providing strategic commercial QS and construction advice across all major capital development schemes. Assist the Head of Construction and Major Projects at all local site-based meeting, events and presentations etc., in connection with the Chester Northgate Development.
  • To provide professional internal and external multi-disciplinary teams with high level commercial QS skills and contract administration advice and technical expertise including advising on statutory requirements, planning, programming and management of construction projects. Provide a single point of contact for the Council's Project Management Team, including receipt and management of all correspondence, reports and their welfare facilities at the Council's site offices
  • As a lead professional officer, develop service specific commercial policies and develop construction specific Major Project and Capital Project standard operating processes and procedures, including specialist advice on procurement, risk management, cost planning, construction management and dispute resolution effecting major regeneration and capital projects to officers and Members including attendance at Director Boards, Panels and Officer Working Groups to support the corporate and commissioning priorities, including the Council's commitment to social value.
  • To manage all aspects of the commercial function including contributing and inputting to cost planning, contract procurement, preparation of valuations of works, auditing cost control and contractual claims from the Capital Delivery Team, with the new Commercial Team resources and commercial work out sourced to professional QS Practices.

Qualifications

  • To manage all aspects of the commercial function including contributing and inputting to cost planning, contract procurement, preparation of valuations of works, auditing cost control and contractual claims from the Capital Delivery Team, with the new Commercial Team resources and commercial work out sourced to professional QS Practices.
  • PRINCE 2

Experience

  • Extensive experience of working as a commercial manager including experience as Project QS level
  • Acting as Client side representative during the preconstruction and construction phases of major developments
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial contracts, leases and supporting agreements to ensure that the Client is made aware of any commercial implications that may arise on site
  • Demonstrable experience of accountability and delivery of successful complex and major capital schemes

Job Related Knowledge

  • IT Literate and experience with IT systems such as Atrium and Oracle
  • Ability to lead on multi-disciplinary partnership teams
  • Ability to prioritise work and make decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written across different groups of teams

Hours of work are 08:30 am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

Rate of Pay

PAYE: £24.51

Umbrella £30.51

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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