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Enpure Ltd

Senior Quantity Surveyor

To provide a service covering all contractual and financial aspects of assigned projects.

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Reports to: Commercial Manager
Department: Commercial


Exercised: Direction of allocated Quantity Surveyors & Assistant Quantity Surveyors
Received: Direction from the Commercial Manager

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To advise project management on all contractual, value, cost and contract time problems as they arise.
  • To prepare contractual claims.
  • To cost variation trends and extra works in accordance with company and client requirements.
  • To prepare valuations and ensure payments are received on projects in accordance with contract conditions.
  • To prepare escalation calculations on certain projects in accordance with contract conditions.
  • To administer sub-contractors accounts and advise Project Managers on settlement of variations and claims.
  • To advise Purchasing Department on terms and conditions of sub-contracts.
  • To issue sub-contracts ensuring accuracy and quality against Company standards.
  • Preparation and issue of Consortium Agreements at Tender Stages using Company standards.
  • To develop and monitor all cost data required to control a project from award to final completion.
  • To notify Project Managers of deviations in time and cost.
  • To plan and provide Project Management with the means to control time and cost at the required level and detail for the effective execution of the project.
  • To ensure cost effective procedures effectively maintain construction cost from the start of construction activities to completion.
  • To ensure a standard of quality of cost reporting, analysing and forecasting of project performance for company and client management.
  • To assess the effect of all deviations, trends, variations from project budget and schedule, at the earliest possible time, for evaluation and remedial action by Project Managers.
  • To use and develop effective computer programmes to control and forecast cost changes due to schedule or trend forecasts.
  • To provide empirical data from the project execution in continually updating and evaluating department statistic.
  • To provide commercial assessments / risk assessments for Tender documentation.
  • To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined in the Health and Safety policy
  • Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.

Performance Measures

  • Satisfactory settlement of final account.
  • Maintenance of good relationships with Purchasers, Engineers and their respective staffs.
  • The effectiveness of cost and cash control techniques used with sub-contractors.
  • The implementation and development of suitable cost and cash control procedures for differing

Contract Conditions.

  • The effectiveness of cost and cash control techniques and procedures

Qualifications & Experience

Criteria Requirement Essential/Desirable
Qualifications/Skills A formal qualification (preferably HND or above) in Quantity Surveying, or other relevant discipline Essential
Chartered membership of RICS, ICES or similar relevant body Desirable
Knowledge & Experience Demonstrable relevant quantity surveying experience, commensurate to the level of the role, preferably within the water/wastewater industry or built environment Essential
Knowledge and understanding of a range of contract conditions and contract law, including NEC and IChemE Essential
Ability to use a wide range of IT packages including Microsoft Office. Essential
Personal Qualities A team player with good communication skills, both verbal and written. Essential
Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills. Essential
Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise to meet deadlines. Essential
Commercially astute. Essential