Senior Quantity Surveyor in London - Johnson Matthey plc

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Vacancy: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: London, Royston / UK Flexible
Job Family: Engineering
The role of Senior Quantity Surveyor is suited to an individual driven by high standards, someone who has a proven record in taking projects through the full lifecycle and operating at a divisional level. In addition, you will be able to show understanding and capability of resolving complex commercial issues and have excellent negotiating skills.
Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.
Project(s) Based Responsibilities
Lead the project commercially whilst ensuring that the project delivery team has the correct commercial support. Interpret /understand the respective obligations, responsibilities and liabilities of the parties in contract, and provide advice/guidance to the site team, as appropriate.
Agree the schedule of services with all consultants working on the project, included but not limited to design specialists, direct consultant employees, statutory body advisors, commercial & project management consultants, project controls consultants & planning advisors.
Provide full commercial support at preconstruction stage (if required), compiling and agreeing pre tender estimates and assisting with cost options for any early design development.
Liaise with internal legal council to agree preferential terms of all construction / preconstruction contracts to ensure that the business if fully protected.
Support the design process through site prepared information to construction information for delivery.
Responsible, with the Project Director, for the preparation and production of all agreed reports to predetermined deadlines.
Management of the procurement of owner furnished contractor installed equipment.
Manage the process of procuring the General Contractor (GC), sub-contract and supplier orders and authorise in line with company procedures.
Maintain a positive cashflow position and manage / monitor all payments to directly contracted parties.
Compile internal cost reports detailing any variations to agreed budgets, further budget requirements, cashflows and outturn cost monitoring.
Maintain a strong relationship with the project delivery team and ensure that they have the correct level of commercial support to deliver the project successfully.
Compile and agree all contracts and consultancy agreements to execution stage.
Carry out interim valuations and agree certification values with the General Contractor and consultants monthly, or as per the agreed payment schedule.
Agree all Change directly with the General Contractor and issue Change notifications and instructions to maintain programme.
Agree all Change directly with the relevant consultants and issue Change notifications and instructions to maintain programme.
Drive value engineering options if applicable to achieve budgets as and when required.
Work closely with the project controls team to ensure that they are furnished with correct and accurate information.
Agree all final accounts and issue final account statements (or equivalent) as and when required as per the contract.
If applicable, resolve positively any contractual disputes whilst maintaining and protecting the business.
Ensure information is compliant with the Planning / Permitting requirements for the scheme.
Ensure that the project based commercial team are working towards and achieving relevant training, KPI management and personal growth plans as implemented.
Manage all project based commercial team administrational authorisation including but not limited to expenses sign off, travel authorisation, leave authorisation.

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial lead you should be an accomplished presenter who has experience of creating and leading skilled multidisciplinary teams. Evidence of strong interpersonal and people management skills are essential. Ability to understand the wider picture while devoting attention to detail. You should be proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead.
Demonstrate commercial awareness, understanding and ability to protecting the company's interests whilst retaining relationships and company values. Key competencies typically include complex knowledge of contract documentation, ability to advise the delivery team on the contract responsibilities, contract documents, contract sum, and settlement adjustment. Risk management and a proactive approach to protect the companies' interests.
How you will be rewarded:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days annual leave (varies for shift-based roles).
At JM, an inclusive culture is integral to our values and ambitions for the future. We are committed to ensuring that everyone can bring their full self to work and thrive in their career. Welcoming everyone to JM, regardless of their unique characteristics, experiences or thoughts allows us to bring many different voices and experiences together to tackle the world's biggest challenges. Being truly inclusive means that all colleagues feel valued for their differences, views and contributions, and feel a sense of belonging at JM .
Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns
Closing date for applications: This job advertisement will be posted for a minimum of 2 weeks, early application is advised
For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact .


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