Senior Quantity Surveyor for London
Mercury Engineering is a leading multinational engineering services provider with annual revenues of over €500m. We count among our clients some of the world’s leading names in the Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, and Technology sectors where we provide the highest levels of expertise and performance across our four key business areas of mechanical, electrical, fire protection and technologies engineering.
Mercury is a privately-owned company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Central and Eastern Europe. Mercury employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide full support to Construction Team on all Quantity Surveying and Contract Administration functions including, but not limited to the following:
Provide advice and mentoring to Commercial Team
Reviewing of Contracts, and ensuring compliance.
Procurement – operational procurement activity and contract support, in conjunction with the Procurement Department
Managing and forecasting the Cash flow of both projects and the business.
Reviewing and commercial management of all projects, to ensure accurate and reliable reporting.
Identify, Analyse and report on trends within the Business & Projects.
Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management.
Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting,
Ensure compliance with Contract Programme/Schedule and provide weekly reports to construction team on planned versus actual progress
Review all incoming correspondence from Employers, Design Team and /or subcontractors, to identify contractually critical items and to initiate replies
To ensure Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual Requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same
Ensure reporting is in line with Group Policies & highlight exceptions to Management
Reporting directly to Commercial Manager
Selection Criteria / Person Specification:
Academically (Degree) qualified in either Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management.
Ideally 10+ years’ experience in either Quantity Surveying roles or Accountancy roles in a Construction/Engineering business.
Mechanical and or Electrical Experience required
Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management.
High Level of legal awareness and competence in assessing Contract Documents and contract requirements.
Risk Awareness, and management.
Experienced in Dispute Resolution and excellent negotiation skills.
Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
SAP & Microsoft Office advanced user skills advantage
Good oral & written communication skills
Mercury Engineering is an equal opportunities employer.