Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £45K pro rata or £300 per day

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North East

Reference: 27691ip

Expiration date: 13 October 2017

Mechanical, Process and Electrical Engineering company, looking to recruit for the above position

1) Core Skills
a. Valuations - Preparation, submission and agreement of monthly valuations
b. Commercial - MUST provide a very clear commercial position of the contract including any Withhelds, contract issues etc
c. Lead – MUST be seen as the commercial lead on the contract
d. Cost and Value – Prepare reports to meet stringent internal timescales, perform internal reviews.
e. Forecasting – Compile various yearly, quarterly, monthly forecasts identifying any variance to actual/outturn
f. Accruals – Make all necessary accruals including purchase orders, materials, labour, subcontractors, plant and vehicles, etc
g. Trackers – Implement and maintain necessary trackers i.e. labour, supervision ratio’s, PPE, small tools etc
h. Change Control – Timely management of change control to both client and supply chain
i. Rates – Ensure timely agreement of all annual rate increases as necessary.
j. Invoicing/Cash – Manage invoice process and ensure timely payment.

2)  Enhanced Skills
a. Margin Improvement – Lead, implement and maintain appropriate strategy to improve and maximise contract margin i.e. cost reduction and/or revenue increase.
b. Threats/Risks – Identify areas of potential threat/risk to the contract and implement appropriate mitigation strategy.
c. Challenge – Continue to challenge the “Modus Operandi” or “Status Quo” and offer alternatives and/or improvements demonstrating benefits.
d. Awareness – Develop initiatives to increase and maintain the commercial awareness of the personnel on the contract.
e. Indicators – Develop and maintain high level analysis of key contract indicators to help steer management decisions.
f. Optimize –Manage, develop and improve a team of 2 personnel and the systems they utilise
g. Meetings – Prepare and deliver reports and presentations

Experience of work within the Process, Plant or Power Generation industries 
Excellent numeracy ability and attention to detail

ESSENTIAL: Either engineering or commercial qualification
DESIRABLE: Degree (Engineering, Quantity Surveying or similar)