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. Duties Include:
Inception and feasibility - liaison with client services and other consultants, advising on procurement options, preparing budget estimates, overall project cost calculations and cash flow projections.
Pre contract cost control - Preparing and developing preliminary cost plans, cost advice to design teams on forms of design and construction, monitoring cost implications as design develops, refining cost plans, preparing reports and updating cash flow forecasts.
Tender and contractual documentation - Advising on tendering and contractual arrangements, insurance, warranties and bonds. Preparing tenders and contract documentation and advising on the use of standard and non-standard forms of contract.
Tender selection and appraisal - Advising on the selection of suitable tenderers, checking tender submissions, advising and negotiating on errors and qualifications, and preparing report on tenders with appropriate recommendations.
Interim valuations - Preparing recommendations for interim payments to contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers in accordance with contract requirements.
Post-contract cost control - Valuation of designers' draft instructions and preparing financial statements at specified intervals. Advising on all elements of cost control, liquidated and ascertained damages, VAT assessments, delay/disruptions and ascertainment of loss and/or expense.
Final Account - Preparation, negotiation and agreement of final accounts.