Akton are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Local Authority in North London on a long term temporary contract.
Operates within a framework set by Corporate and Departmental Management Teams, but with freedom to influence the shape of services.
Policy and service development involvement.
Wide range of internal and external contacts and partnership working.
Management / leadership of a high performance team.
Provides commercial expertise and construction knowledge and market intelligence
Budget monitoring responsibility – £40 million capital and revenue expenditure through contracts.
Knowledge and Qualifications:
Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience
Chartered status and full membership of RICS, RIBA, CIOB or CIBSE (desirable)
PRINCE2 or equivalent project management qualification/training or demonstrable experience
Evidence of significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Extensive experience of developing effective contract specifications and documents
Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the commercial/private property market
Understanding and experience of strategic planning, the commissioning process, contracting and performance monitoring working within a changing and complex environment
Experience of providing effective commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice
Experience in monitoring risks relating to contracting and commercial development activities and developing mitigation and contingency management plans
Experience of delivering strategic and practical solutions to improve service deliver
Experience of coordinating health and safety requirements
Strong budget and financial management and planning experience
Experience of working with contractors and consultants in a service delivery environment
Evidence of strong leadership skills with experience of providing multi-disciplinary team leadership
If you are interested in this role, please apply with your CV asap