Posted November 3, 2017

Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor

  • Employer ISG
  • Location London
  • Salary Competitive plus benefits

ISG has been providing construction solutions to some of the world’s most successful and enduring businesses, cities and institutions, for more than two decades.

 

Join a company that values bold ideas, puts customers at the heart of everything we do and as a caring employer encourages you to never stop learning.

 

Role Summary

 

ISG is looking for a someone to be Responsible for the financial aspects of the project, working closely with the Project Team to control commercial & contractual matters. Deliver desired margin return utilising high standards of commercial acumen.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend tender presentations for new projects, contribute, lead commercially and present where necessary.
  • Prepare trade contractor bid list in conjunction with the Project Manager and obtain approval via team meetings.
  • Prepare and monitor bid package tender schedule and report against the cost plan where required and advise on selection of trade contractors.
  • Advise client on contract procurement routes available.
  • Prepare and monitor Subcontract Procurement Schedule, compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis and issue purchase orders.
  • Place orders and instruct / manage trade contractors. (Including compiling subcontracts/works contacts/trade contracts).
  • Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with the value engineering.
  • Manage change orders in conjunction with the Site/Project Manager.
  • Prepare, submit and agree monthly costs reports, collating information from other Project/Assistant surveyors as necessary.
  • Prepare, submit and agree periodic valuations with trade contractors and the client, including final accounts.
  • Prepare Cost/Value Reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for ISG Directors responsible.
  • Involvement in BD / developing relationships with key clients & design teams.

 

Person Specification

  • Be passionate about work, committed to excellence and continuous improvement both personally and divisionally.
  • Build trust and confidence through open communications and informing colleagues about issues that will affect their role.
  • Must be able to adapt their management style to suit different individuals and situations
  • The ability to articulate a clear purpose to others and encourage a maximum buy in and commitment from them.
  • Be organised and prioritise own work to deliver on time through managing time effectively.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to understand the wider picture.
  • Take full accountability for their role, actions, judgements and decisions and remain calm and focussed in difficult situations.

 

Skills & Experiences

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Excellent analytical, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Ability to coach and lead a small team
  • Methodical approach to duties
  • Word and PowerPoint knowledge

 

Qualifications

  • Recognised qualification in Quantity Surveying.

 

If this role sounds like you, don’t hesitate, apply now to speak with our Talent Acquisition team! Toapply online click here

 

ISG also offers a competitive benefits package and is an equal opportunities employer.

Paula Milsom

Paula Millsom
Recruitment Advisor

paula.millsom@constructionenquirer.com
07939 152081

Grant Prior

Grant Prior
News Editor

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