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Principal Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager

  • Location:

    Matlock

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR524_1635956173

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Principal Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager
Matlock
£50,000

Job Role
To lead a team of Quantity Surveyors / Project Managers for Concertus Derbyshire Limited.

Team leader:

Lead the Quantity Surveying / Project Management team, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
Manage the team effectively with adherence to commercial performance and resource management via productivity and time methods
Support the Associates and Directors, linking effectively and proactively with other teams within Concertus
Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the service with commercial and solution focus
Take ownership for own personal development

Customer service:

Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and (via face to face, telephone, email and virtual meeting platforms e.g. Microsoft Teams)
To liaise with and give advice to clients
Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients, funding agencies, Contracting organisations and other practices within the industry
Provide initial point of escalation for issues both internally and externally to support the team, the business and the clients

Business delivery:

Pro-actively promote business development through professional networking and personal contacts
Responsible for ensuring adherence to the QA systems and maintaining quality of outputs across the team including review and checking of reports, tender documentation and Contract Documentation as required
Plan and manage projects in a robust and systematic way, taking ownership of all related issues ensuring resolutions are found efficiently
Deliver all projects on time, within budget and scope
Look at the bigger picture, and assist clients with managing their assets and delivering transactional elements
Co-ordinate internal resources and third parties for the execution of projects, ensuring resource availability and allocation
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
Manage project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Perform risk management to minimize project risk
Undertake QS project duties including feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, data bases, tender and other analysis and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project. Provide advice on and use of whole life costing techniques
To prepare high quality tender documentation including Pricing and Contract Documents using the relevant software
Negotiating contract sums as necessary
Utilise industry software and guidance information such as BCIS and cost publications
Examination and analysis of tenders, prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile
To control all post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile. Preparation of AI's, evaluation of claims for extensions of time, etc
Prepare final accounts and agree with contractor including verifying claims, dealing with audit procedures
Ensure all projects are subject to regular financial updates and support the necessary project reporting requirements
Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations
Carry out other duties appropriate to the level and character of the post
Ensure that customer requirements are identified and agreed with the client. Collect all feedback information and monitor, particularly in conjunction with the SLA and client requirements
To ensure/contribute/lead on the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer.
Support the Associate, representing them as required and appropriate
To contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients
Carry out professional research projects. Assisting in the investigation, reporting and recommending the implementation of new procedures and techniques. Taking responsibility for the delivery of an initiative, commission or groups of commissions
Ensure the implementation and compliance of all Concertus policies, procedures and guidelines including the Concertus Health and Safety Policy
Carry out quarterly and yearly financial reporting including performance comparisons against internal, Ebdog, BCIS and other relevant bodies cost data including producing the necessary reports and presentations

It's essential you have:

A relevant degree or proven consultancy experience in Quantity Surveying/ Project Management, including being professionally chartered
A comprehensive and an up to date knowledge of planning legislation, building regulations and an understanding of health and safety
Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
Ability to work effectively under pressure
PRINCE II certification is desirable

It's essential you have:

A relevant degree or proven consultancy experience in Quantity Surveying/ Project Management, including being professionally chartered
A comprehensive and an up to date knowledge of planning legislation, building regulations and an understanding of health and safety
Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
Ability to work effectively under pressure
PRINCE II certification is desirable
You will be a highly experienced professional with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking
You will have team management experience and be able to demonstrate leadership competencies
Excellent problem solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office including MS Project