Managing Quantity Surveyor

Our client is a leading Main Contractor with an enviable reputation for delivering major construction projects across the UK. Commencing works on a new £100m new build HMO, they require a dynamic and flexible Managing Quantity Surveyor to take a pivotal role in managing the commercial and contractual aspects of the scheme. About the role This position demands a conscientious individual from a contracting background, who must demonstrate strong commercial skills and business acumen. The MQS will have: Proven commercial track record and experience of managing a team of surveyors in a main contracting environment. Multi sector experience (ideally Housing, Education, Industrial, Health, - Private sector and Public sector) Solid JCT suite of contracts experience. Strong Cash management experience along with High level of knowledge of Construction act payment timetable / payment certs. Ability to review in detail contracts, orders and payments in a timely manner. Experience of detailed CVR reporting and taking an active and questioning role in project reviews Ability to set tasks and ensure compliance within team Ability to drive through Value Engineering to improve bottom line whilst adhering to Employers requirements. Experience of pre-construction cost management and pricing. Main Contractor Background -Stable work history with sustained periods at previous Employers New Build / New build / refurb experience Technically knowledgeable on most general construction methods, including modern methods of construction, steel frame, concrete frame, timber frame etc. Ability to report effectively Internally & Externally (knowledge of evision or similar an advantage) High level of experience of managing timely procurement process on multiple projects simultaneously Ability to galvanise and bring together teams whether commercial or operational and ensure the Team ethos is promoted at all times. High level of ambition and drive yet fully grounded to carry out MQS role in detail to build and improve team and develop succession planning over a number of years.

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