Project Quantity Surveyor

Project Quantity Surveyor

BAM Nuttall | Reading, England, UK

Posted 14 days ago

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Building a sustainable tomorrow

We are seeking a Project Quantity Surveyor to join us working on a large Civil Engineer / Construction Framework in Burghfield on the outskirts for West Reading, Berkshire. The project offers great opportunity for those seeking work in a fixed location for a lengthy period. As a Project Quantity Surveyor, your work will comprise a circa £50m D&B building contract made up of earthworks, piling, RC foundations, structural steel, cladding , internal fit-out and M&E, external utilities,/ miscellaneous buildings and finishing works. Expectation is that the contract will commence at the end of 2021, with construction completion in August 2023.

Your mission
  • Maintain effective communication with contract managers, project managers, managing /project QS and other associated disciplines.
  • Assist in staff matters which may include: attitude and behavioural issues, competency, retainment and staff allocation to meet a projects need.
  • Manage, supervise, mentor and train your reports within the commercial structure.
  • Carry out staff performance and development reviews and assist in the operation of the commercial training programme.
  • Provide and control strategy of commercial contacts with clients representatives.
  • Provide commercial contact with supply chain partners through pre-contract meetings, contract vetting and input to subcontract documents.
  • Commercial management of subcontractors including processing payments, obtaining final account agreements, and resolving disputed issues by negotiation, if appropriate.
  • Monitor the timely production of reliable cost performance data.
  • Produce and present monthly / quarterly reports.
  • Initiate discussions concerning project performance and provide commercial input to project strategy.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with Company Procedures. Provide input into drafting new or to improve existing Procedures.
  • Be responsible for change management including ensuring adherence to the programme established approach.
  • Be responsible for the timely production of appropriate levels of applications for payments in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract.
  • Provide commercial advice to the site team, and management on all contractual issues.
  • Attend and provide input to all site commercial meetings.
  • Produce the financial assessment of insurance claims with insurers representatives.
  • Manage time and workloads for yourself and your commercial team in a structured manner.
  • Assist in the defining and delivery of commercial training to all site staff.

Who are we looking for?
  • To the standard of Member of CICES or RICS.
  • Successful experience at Quantity Surveyor level.
  • Evidence of involvement in and understanding of construction law and contractual terms in all standard contract forms.

Whats in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes company car / allowance, matched pension contributions, private healthcare, life assurance, 26 days holiday, 2 wellbeing days and 1 volunteering day. In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, we support further personal, professional, technical and leadership development.

BAM Nuttall is also committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, and to developing policies that support work-life balance.

Who are we?

People are at the heart of what we do at BAM. We recognise that creating a diverse and inclusive environment that nurtures our employees and encourages them to bring their best and whole self to work is crucial. Were on an exciting journey to get us there by recruiting the very best talent to join us regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics.

Be you! Join us today, so we can achieve amazing things together and build a sustainable tomorrow.