M&E Quantity Surveyor

Job Description


This is an opportunity to join one of the most respected M&E/Building Services Contractors in London, that not only pride themselves on project performance/delivery but also on staff retention and progression

As the Project Quantity Surveyor you will control all M&E commercial aspects of contracts from initial order to final account relative to their commercial performance. To provide detailed M&E financial reporting in accordance with company procedures.
Overview / Responsibilities:

  • The M&E Quantity Surveyor is responsible for the following tasks, some of which they will implement directly and others will be delegated
  • Plan, organise and manage the activities associated with the surveying of projects allocated to you and agree resources required
  • Analyse, identify and be aware of the conditions of contract and ensure compliance with them and keep the Project Manager / Engineer advised of the obligations
  • Ensure safe receipt and special filing of all contract documents, bonds, warranties, parent company guarantees, etc
  • Issue sub-contract orders and take responsibility for ensuring that all commercial and contractual aspects are satisfactorily considered and implemented
  • Provide detailed financial information on all financial aspects of a contract in liaison with the following:
  • Project Manager / Engineer, Buying and Accounts Departments
  • Prepare and submit, in liaison with other members of staff, regular applications / invoices for works carried out and ensure payments are received in accordance with the contract requirements and dates
  • Obtain and review all information to establish and prepare, in liaison with other members of staff, sub-contractor payments and advise the accounts department of correct payment dates
  • Fully identify the cost of any contract variations including overheads, non-productive and disruptive elements and ensure that they are submitted satisfactorily to achieve proper remuneration and maintenance of profits
  • Analyse monthly, in conjunction with the Project Manager / Engineer, the Contract performance in progress and value / cost terms and reconcile financial performance including projections for contract completion
  • Carry out monthly contract review meetings and ensure that minutes of said meetings are issued promptly detailing necessary action points
  • Ensure that direct charges to clients, sub-contractors and suppliers are properly submitted and that contra charges received from them are diligently processed
  • Prepare, in liaison with the Directors, claims for prolongation, delay & disruption and / or loss and expense
  • Ensure that the company is not exposed to risk via claims received from sub-contractors or suppliers
  • Liaise regularly with the client’s project management team / surveying staff
  • Prepare and negotiate with the client and / or sub-contractors a final account which should include measured work, direct works and contract charges
  • Recommend to the Commercial Director any proposed agreements / settlements and obtain approval as necessary
  • Provide support to the estimating department with regards to contractual and commercial issues associated with tender returns
  • Ensure that all quality assurance procedures associated with the duties above are complied with at all time and all paperwork is correctly completed and issued