Location
United Kingdom
City Town
Leeds
Advertised Department:
Commercial
Advertising Salary
competitive plus benefits
About The Role

Morrison Energy Services is recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to work on our National Gas Asset Health Framework.

Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager, the Managing Quantity Surveyor will be part of our Commercial Team who are responsible for the end-to-end commercial processes and requirements of the contract. 

You must be able to collate, analyse & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required and implement required actions. You will design and implement a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager and also ensure that the Commercial Practitioners administer the contracts correctly in a timely and professional manner.

As the Managing Quantity Surveyor, other responsibilities will include:
  • Compiling relevant information for preparation of reports and claims to agreed timescales.
  • A heavy focus on end life project cost and value reporting
  • Constantly referring to the project risk management plan for thorough, accurate, high-level risk assessment. Monitor the register and any related documentation in accordance with the plan.
  • Ultimate responsibility for all sub-contractor management.  Ensure all sub-contractors and suppliers have submitted compliant quotations/inquiries/applications within the timescale required, and produce all documentation to select and secure services as well as monthly assessments, variations/CE claims and final account agreements through coaching of the Quantity Surveyor
  • Actively increase knowledge of commercial issues and contract law with a view to managing and agreeing compensation events/variations/claims.
  • Actively suggest and develop processes for increased accuracy and efficiency minimising time journal and reconciliation tasks.   
  • Liaison with the Commercial Manager and Quantity Surveyor(s) to ensure appropriate commercial cover is maintained.
  • Assist the team and Project Manager, Engineers and Planners with regard to recovery of contract costs together with enhancing project profit by identifying variations, delays and claims.
  • Assist with production of monthly project financial and forecast to complete reports for analysis with Finance staff and Commercial Staff.
  • Develop sound and balanced negotiating skills.
  • Attend when requested handover and progress meetings.
  • Help produce a site commercial manual and documents to record variations.
  • Undertake monthly reporting for both client and internal ensuring comprehensive variance analysis and positive cash collection
  • In accordance with our certification to the standards OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the current MES TN:-
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Quality Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Work within established Company policies and procedures
  • To undertake any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer need

Skills & Knowledge Requirements for the Managing Quantity Surveyor role:

  • Excellent negotiating interpersonal & communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Financial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Contract costing knowledge
  • Contract law NEC 3 & 4, Option A, C & E
  • Previous experience in a Quantity Surveying 
  • Contract experience, capturing site records for variations and valuations;
  • supporting a project team
  • Sub Contract Management
  • Cost / value reconciliation
  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • Full Clean UK Driving license
  • Strategic thinking
  • Motivational leader
  • Presentation skills
  • Relationship building and influencing
  • Good Written and verbal communications
  • Able to plan 
  • Project Management skills
  • Business analysis/ business process re-engineering
  • Knowledge of the industry

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive base salary
  • Company car / car allowance with fuel card
  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Discretionary Annual bonus 
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance Single cover     
 
 

About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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