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Galliford Try
Location: Warrington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs




Galliford Try is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

As one of the UK’s top principal contractors you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment.


There has never been a better time to join our family, in particular, our Highways business where we have seen impressive growth over the last few years achieving tremendous success with Highways England under the CDF Framework as well as the Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) amongst other local authority frameworks. Right now, we are poised for continued growth successfully retendering for the MHA strengthened with additional success on the Regional Delivery Partnership in collaboration with Highways England in the South West and the Eastern regions. We’ve secured a strong pipeline of work over the next few years and in a great position to capitalise further so now is the time to join us, exciting times are ahead.


As Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will work closely with the Commercial Manager and operational colleagues to support commercial administration, reporting and performance on pre-construction activities in addition to taking commercial responsibility for a single large project or several smaller schemes across the North West

You will;

Assigned Live Projects Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
* Act as Project Commercial Lead in the administration of the contract.
* Develop and maintain relationships with clients, subcontractors and key stakeholders.
* Produce Subcontract documentation including negotiation of terms and conditions, prices, and programme.
* Management of subcontract works packages including, interim assessments of the amount due and subsequent change management.
* Produce and issue all commercial notices, to both the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the form of contract.
* Manage change in a timely manner in accordance with the form of contract, including the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations.
* Produce and submit monthly applications, to the Client, in accordance with the form of contract.
* Liaise with operational and engineering staff to ensure site records are kept to the standard required.
* Review detailed monthly reports and Cost Value Reconciliation’s (CVR) as required by the business unit or project.
* Review ‘Cost Plan’, tracking and forecasting expenditure, including detailed schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’.
* Work with the Project Manager to ensure accurate planning of expenditure.
* Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
* Assist the Project Manager and others to identify, quantify, and mitigate risks to cost and value.
* Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
* Attending weekly progress and risk reduction meetings with the client and subcontractors.
* Apply the principles of ‘Doing the right thing’ in maximising value and profit.
* Lead on key decisions relating to commercial matters alongside the senior operational team.
* Management of teams and the development of all commercial staff to ensure they reach their potential.
* Pre-Construction
* Assisting the Commercial Manager you will have the opportunity to get involved in the following;
* Ensuring the commercial elements of the bid approval process are in line with the BMS and in collaboration with the Bid Manager.
* Prepare commercial win themes pre-tender
* Initial bid review
* Undertake a commercial review for each tender
* Develop a commercial strategy for each tender to maximise chances of winning at the same time as maintaining profitability
* Determine the scoring criteria and produce pricing models to simply explain to others and identify strategies for pricing
* Check, contribute and review BoQ, SoRs and Activity Schedules
* Liaise with the estimators throughout the bidding process
* Input into the production of risk and opportunity schedules
* Produce a route to margin strategy for targeted margin
* Identify queries, encourage others to identify TQs, review and submit TQs
* Review all TQs including those issued by competitors, seek expert input where needed and advise others of relevant TQs
* Check the quality approach aligns with the commercial strategy
* Contribute to lessons learnt workshops after each submission
* Review feedback and implement commercial improvements


We are looking for passion, strong leadership and a willingness to deliver excellence. If you have a solid track record for delivering highways projects from a commercial standpoint and based in the North West then get in touch as I want to hear from you. You’ll need experience of working in the contracting environment with experience providing commercial support into bids particularly for the likes of Highways England and Local Authority clients. If you are degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership) that would be preferred. If this sounds like you and you're ready to strive for exceptional levels of performance, call me today!


In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

For more information on this Managing QS role or to enquire about other positions available within our highways business please contact Donna Apperley -*******

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

Primary Location: Cheshire

Work Locations:
Warrington Crab Lane

Crab Lane Fearnhead

Warrington WA2 0XR

Job: Commercial

Organization: Construction & Investments

Job Type: Experienced

Job Posting: Sep 3, 2020, 10:04:05 AM

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