Estimator / Surveyor
|Area||London , UK|
|Sector||EstimatingQuantity Surveying (Commercial)|
|Salary||Negotiable + Car/Allowance + Benefits|
- The successful candidate will be based in the head office along with the rest of the senior management team.
The position will involve estimating and the commercial management of a number of projects including managing all procurement, valuation, contractual and commercial issues and formulating strategies for control of the projects and enhancement of final margins. Project sized generally will be up to £250k.
Ensuring effective management of main contract and subcontract accounts through to final account including ensuring proper procedures are in place for preparing interim valuations, identifying and valuing variations, dealing with contractual matters, extension of time claims and any disputes that may arise.
Managing production of internal management reports including cost value reconciliations, profit plans and cash flow projections at regular intervals.
Working alongside the senior management staff to control and manage all issues on the projects including advising on how best to minimise risk and maximise opportunities that may arise.
Liaison with the Client’s representatives on all matters relating to the contracts and the procurement and valuation of work and ensuring that relationships with those external consultants are maintained and enhanced throughout the life of the projects.
The ideal candidate will have experience of successfully managing the commercial aspects of construction projects with a main contractor.
Must have a proven track record of completing jobs successfully including satisfying Clients needs and producing margins above expectations.
Must be ambitious, self-motivated and keen to work with existing senior management team to produce results that exceed expectations.
A thorough knowledge of two stage/management contracts would be a real benefit and the candidate will be expected to demonstrate an ability to manage the procurement processes on several projects effectively. This will involve maximising the commercial position whilst also ensuring that the Client’s expectations in terms of programme, budget and quality are met.
An ability to form effective working relationships with staff and with external consultants, subcontractors and suppliers will be essential.
If you are an Estimator or Surveyor looking for your next position then please feel free to contact Robert Ferrari to discuss or feel free to mail me your CV.