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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Pre Contract

Location:
York
Position:
QS
Advertising Start Date:
20 Dec 2018
Advertising End Date:
18 Feb 2019
About the Role

To fulfil the role of Pre-Contract Senior Quantity Surveyor within TSP Projects’ Head Office in York you will be performing the commercial function of reviewing and negotiating all contract documents received from clients and suppliers. As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be directly reporting to the Commercial Team Leader, working as part of a small team supporting others and reporting on the status of projects for which they are responsible.

The role of Senior Quantity Surveyor within the TSP York office, will require you to review all contract documentation which is received by TSP Projects, both pre and post tender stage, and advise the business on the acceptability of any proposed agreement, by projecting the commercial and legal interests of TSP Projects. Negotiation is key in reaching agreement on contract terms for each project before seeking Director approval/sign off, by highlighting the risks, requirements, liabilities and obligations of each contract entered into and report these to the Project Delivery Teams.

 

The Commercial team is growing in line with business expansion which should allow for career progression

 
 
Our current contract values likely to be between £50K - £5m.
 
Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
- Ensure agreed payment terms allow for regular invoicing with the shortest possible payment   cycles.
- Review insurance requirements of all agreements and ensure contractual obligations are covered by TSP Projects’ policies.
- Negotiate terms which maximise fee for additional work.
- Client facing and maintain good relationship with commercial counterpart on each project.

- Liaise with the engineering disciplines to understand the inherent risks on each project and how these can be reduced through contract negotiation.

- Prepare documentation detailing any security requirements (e.g. performance bond) to issue for board approval.
- Produce a report upon completion of negotiating the terms of an agreement, to be issued to the Project Delivery Teams, highlighting the contract’s key issues and administration requirements.
- Answer all contract and insurance related queries
- Present commercial awareness training to the business when required.
 
 
About You

Essential Criteria:

  • Maintain & demonstrate Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Quantity Surveying, Commercial Manager or similar construction law related degree. Ideally MRICS or working towards.
  • An understanding of commercial risk and an ability to identify which clauses need to be addressed.
  • Excellent contract awareness - will be required to negotiate various standard forms of contract and bespoke agreements
DesiredCriteria:
  • Preferable experience working with Design Consultancy Agreements.
  • Ability to work across various sectors however this would predominantly be rail.
About The Company

Serving market sectors including Transportation, Energy, Defence, Construction and Aviation – as well as a wide range of government and blue chip customers – we can offer varied challenges and fascinating projects. Our portfolio is constantly expanding, with Gatwick station and Leeds recycled energy from waste among recent highlights. 

Join us, be part of a business with a unique mission: to provide the best technical solutions to solve our clients’ problems – and give our people the chance to grow and develop. Our teams bring client focus, integrity, collaboration and technical excellence to every project. We value your contribution highly and take a real interest in your wellbeing.  We offer a range of competitive benefits.


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