Regional Commercial Manager / Managing Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum plus generous benefits
Location: To cover South Wales and South West England, office in Banbury
Start Date: ASAP
Morgan Sindall Property Services is the service division of the £2 billion Morgan Sindall Group. We work with a wide variety of public and private sector clients and specialise in the full range of facility management and responsive repair and maintenance activity. Our main areas of expertise include: building management systems, day-to-day responsive repairs, facilities management, void property refurbishments, insurance activity, programmed maintenance, and electrical and gas installations, servicing and repairs.
About The Regional Commercial Manager / Managing Quantity Surveyor Role:
The purpose of the role is to manage the day to day financial, cost control and reporting of a number of projects up to and including completion of client and sub contract final accounts, recovery/discharge of all retentions and completion of archive material. The area to be managed includes South Wales and South West England.
You will be responsible for the effective commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the Surveying timetable, in particular Monthly Cost/Value Reports, all elemental reconciliations, cash flow forecasts, etc. and participate as a member of the Regional Management Team.
You will contribute to tender appraisal, bid strategy and adjudication ensuring commercial opportunity is optimised. You will take responsibility to identify any commercial threats to the business and ensure debt/ WIP is kept to an absolute minimum. You will also take the lead to establish appropriate targets/rates and re-measurement/evaluation of subcontractor/labour only/direct labour outputs. We will be looking for the successful person to support and develop our existing Quantity Surveyors and be on hand to assist them when required.
The successful candidate must be willing to be geographically mobile as regular travel & occasional overnight stays will be required. You will have responsibility for employees and commercial activities on our contracts based in South Wales, Dorset, Somerset, Oxfordshire and West Surrey and will be expected to travel occasionally to our London and Sheffield offices. Your base office location may be any of these locations, depending on your home location, although you will spend time in all of the regional branches on a regular basis.
The ideal Regional Commercial Manager / Managing Quantity Surveyor:
To be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record in a strategic senior commercial role, particularly within the property services, insurance repairs or similar related industry. Ideally, you will have experience of demonstrating responsibility for full Contract Management at this level. You must have experience either working as a Commercial Manager or a significant amount of Senior / Managing Quantity Surveying experience to be considered for this post.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills and deliver effective interaction with all members of the project & regional management team. You must be able to demonstrate experience of working closely with operational teams to agree budgets, enhance profitability through tangible action plans and evidence of developing and mentoring a team of quantity surveyors within the region. You will have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with the client, employer’s representative and supply chain.
Regional Commercial Manager / Managing Quantity Surveyor Package:
- A highly competitive salary up to £ 60,000
- Company car, grade 3 or car allowance of £6,950
- 26 days annual holiday plus UK bank holidays
- 40 hour working week, Mon-Fri
- Pension scheme
- Health care
You may have experience of the following: Quantity Surveying, Commercial lead, Cost planning, Commercial management, Contract administration, Property Services, Facility Management, Construction, Building Management Systems, Procurement, Risk Management.
Closing date for applications is the 31st March 2017.
If you feel you have the necessary experience to carry out this role then apply today for the chance of an early interview!