Quantity Surveyor

Post: Quantity Surveyor
Reports to: Commercial Manager
Job Purpose: To carry out duties in support of the Commercial department.

MAIN DUTIES:

  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager.
  • Preparation of Sub Contract and Supply Agreements, including negotiation of specific terms and conditions.
  • Management of Subcontract accounts, preparation of Payment Certificates and management of Subcontractor claims and variations.
  • Preparation and submission of ACWA’s Payment Applications.
  • Project Spend Profiling/Forecasting.
  • Working with Project Managers in the recognition, preparation and submission of Early Warnings and Compensation Events.
  • Advising Project Managers on Commercial issues relating to Project activity.
  • Assistance with the procurement process in the preparation of Purchase Requisitions and Quotation Comparisons as required.
  • Assistance with developing Clause 31 and Clause 32 programmes for acceptance, working alongside the Project Managers.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree/HND preferred but not essential  
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Direct Water Industry background
  • Full UK driving license
  • Flexibility to work and stay out overnight anywhere in the UK

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

The successful candidate is likely to display the following attributes:

Good Communicator – Strong communication skills with the ability to influence positive outcomes whilst liaising and negotiating with clients.

Commercial Awareness – The ability to stay up to date on the daily happenings and developments across the company and in the commercial business world.

Flexible – Ability to meet the day to day requirements even if this means travelling and staying away from home.

Technically aware – Have an understanding and knowledge of construction related activities specific to water and wastewater treatment.

Organised – Show strong levels or organisational skills especially when managing several contacts and negotiations at the same time.

Completer/Finisher – Proven track record of closing out projects and ensuring the associated monies are received in a timely manner.

Team Player –The ability to develop and manage a cross-functional team with a variety of skills and experience, as well as collaborating with other departments.

To apply please send your CV to careers@acwa.co.uk.