Commercial Manager/Quantity Surveyor - Aylesford UK

Overview

Our client is a leading HV Electrical contractor and is recruiting for a Commercial Officer/Senior Quantity Surveyor who will be responsible for 

• Preparation and monitoring of project profit plan - obtain project budget

• Procurement Schedule creation and monitoring

• Payment applications – monthly or as agreed with the client

• Processing of any cost or variations that the client may request

•Tender Vs Construction Cost analysis

• Managing subcontractor package including giving PM assistance in appointing the sub-contractor, preparing subcontractor contract, processing payments and controlling variations.

• Controlling project costs

• Liaise with Estimating Team for official handover meeting

• Contract Negotiations, agreement of payment terms and milestones

• Liaising with the client and subcontractors (attending site meetings when required)

• Regular contact with site staff/PM for project updates and tracking project Variations

• Taking an active part in subcontractor procurement

• Supervising junior members of the team

 

 

The Commercial Officer/Senior Quantity Surveyor will report directly to the UK Managing Director and/or the UK Operations Director on commercial performance of each project assigned.

 

 

SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Experience within a Construction/Engineering environment preferred
  • Relevant third level qualification
  • Proven track record within the construction/contracting industry
  • High level attention to detail with high numeracy aptitude
  • Capability to support and manage growth across multiple projects/business interests
  • People management skills
  • Relationship management and ability to management multiple stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Problem solver who embraces challenges and adapts to change easily
  • Team player who demonstrates high level of initiative
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to multitask

Kenneth O'Connor, UK Account Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Kenneth has been with e-Frontiers for the past 4 years and heads up the UK branch of e-Frontiers. Kenneth comes from a technical sales background having worked in FS and hospitality industries both in Ireland and the UK. Graduated with a degree in Sport Science from UL he has progressed into more commercial roles upon leaving college. For e-Frontiers Kenneth manages the relationships between e-Frontiers and our UK clients across IT, Business and Executive Search and ensures we deliver what we promise. Kenneth is also the Vice-Chair of the London Irish Business Society – the largest Irish networking society in London.