Managing Quantity Surveyor - Partnerships - Bristol

Galliford Try
Avon, United Kingdom
13 Jan 2018
19 Feb 2018
About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,550 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Partnerships & Regeneration
Partnerships represents a fusion of contracting, housing and mixed-use regeneration expertise. We undertake design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative development, estate regeneration and property support services nationwide. We work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities.

Role Overview:
The role of Managing QS requires an experienced professional with substantial experience at a Senior level within a QS or Commercial function. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience working on mixed use residential developments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maximise recovery through Clients and Subcontractors accounts.
  • Optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts.
  • Provide assistance to Financial Department in the recovery of outstanding monies.
  • Monitor and facilitate the recovery of retention and the like.
  • Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts.
  • Monitor that subcontract conditions are 'Back to Back' with main contract conditions or with maximum risk transfer.
  • Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating Department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main contracts and resource availability for forward workload
  • Claims preparation and recovery
  • Provide monthly Cost Value Reports and monthly Margin Analysis in conjunction with Line Management
  • Forecast Out-turn Margin/Commercial Analysis / programme / progress in conjunction with Line Management and review monthly.
  • Forecast contract turnover in conjunction with Line Management and adjust as necessary.
  • Motivate, plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop staff to undertake current and prospective workloads.
  • Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
  • Responsibility for RICS / CIOB training requirements with specific responsibility for certain APC candidates.
  • Monitor and record individual performances on an ongoing basis together with annual appraisals.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have experience of working within the Construction industry, specifically on mixed use residential developments including Extra Care.
  • Previous experience at Senior or Managing QS or Commercial Manager level is essential for the role. Degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).

In Return:
In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

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