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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Leatherhead, Surrey

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Competitive Benefits

Job Ref: DR77865

A unique opportunity to work client side for a global blue chip organisation who are actively recruiting an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager to be based in Leatherhead, Surrey.

Seeking a Senior Quantity surveyor to join their PMO team to manage all international corporate real estate projects. A fantastic opportunity for any experienced Senior QS or Commercial Manager to advance his or her career by joining a client managing a portfolio of assets globally. Seeking a Cost / QS background in UK Real Estate / Construction.

As part of the PMO and Cost team the successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide early cost advice to the client on potential projects, prepare the Capital Plan to support budget process, act as Deputy to the Account Lead on all matters on the account and review and approve all Project Delivery Proposals from variable teams including risk, costs and contract proposals.

Senior Quantity Surveyor key responsibilities:

  • Commercial advice to aid the capital planning and feasibility process to gain pre-approval providing high level cost and procurement advice using as much project information as is available.
  • Review/oversee the RFP/tender process to select 3rd party providers required to support the development and implementation of projects.
  • Review overall EM process and protocol for cost management. Based on outcome of the review, steps to be taken where necessary to streamline the cost estimating and cost reporting process.
  • Collation of new cost data and use of EM historic cost data for benchmarking. Furthermore, the accuracy of the initial budget should be assessed at the end of each project as part of the project close out process, and scope reconciled to identify scope creep.
  • To own/oversee the Invoice process (both to EM and from providers) and to manage the Project Coordinators activity in managing this process.
  • Perform high level commercial reviews on all projects and performing occasional audits of cost underspend/escalation on live & completed projects.
  • Own all financial process and the interaction with Technology - specifically Project Insight
  • Manage the preparation of 'Project Orders' (fixed price proposals for Project delivery)
  • Enhancing value to the account reputation through application of cost management policies and procedures.

Experience / Qualifications required:

  • Previous Programme Management Office experience would be preferred.
  • Qualified Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS and/or a minimum 5 years of relevant quantity surveying industry experience.
  • Graduate degree in a sector related subject.
  • Experience of Oil/Gas or Petrochemical sector would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience working on corporate real estate projects such as commercial offices.

If you are interested in the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager, please submit your CV via the job board or to Dan Risby at Project Resource on 01189 522240 or email d.risby@project-resource.co.uk in the first instance quoting Vacancy DR77865 and we will contact you within 3 working days if your application has been successful.

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