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Job Title

Quantity Surveyor

Location:

Newcastle

Contract Type:

Permanent

Sector:

Telecommunications

Salary:

£30,000 – £50,000

JOB ROLE:
• Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or region/workstream) to manage planned expenditure through the placement and control of contracts
• Value work executed by contractors and certify interim and final payments
• Support the authorisation and submission of project variations
• Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the companies’ policies for risk management
• Provide commercial and contractual expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuation certification, drafting & issuing correspondence, claims, produce and report budget monitoring and producing contract/workstream performance data
• Assist in the monthly measurement of supplier KPI’s and reporting
• To provide robust, timely and accurate cost and value data at both project and regional levels and their progress in relation to the programme schedule

EXPERIENCE:
• Previous experience of commercial management and procurement of contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations,
• Ability to use spreadsheets to interpret and collate financial data
• Working knowledge of ICC and NEC3 ECC forms of Contract
• Negotiation with suppliers and partners
• Presentation skills and report writing
• Experience in the civil engineering industry/passive network e.g. street-works
• Excellent communication, numerical and computer literacy skills

DESIRABLE:
• Experience in the telecoms or utilities sector
• Experience of NRSWA and SRWR street-works requirements
• Experience in Active network infrastructure

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