Managing Surveyor

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our purpose, culture and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunities for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do and aspire to be industry leading, with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

A vacancy has arisen for a Managing Quantity Surveyor. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you with a team of surveyors will work alongside the contract delivery teams to ensure the profitability, cash management and accurate reporting of Civil Engineering, Mechanical / Electrical and Combined schemes, predominantly in the water industry.

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Assisting the proposals team to evaluate risk and opportunity during tender preparation
  • Attend post tender and pre-contract meetings
  • Reviewing of contract documents to ensure that the company is protected from onerous terms and conditions
  • Assess contract risk and work with the site team to develop and manage mitigation plans
  • Manage the commercial staff and delegate as appropriate
  • Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams
  • Manage Framework level risk and opportunity
  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement
  • Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for Nomenca
  • Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
  • Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement
  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
  • Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan
  • Manage commercial performance against business targets and Framework KPI’s
  • Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
  • Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base
  • Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met
  • Ensuring that cashflow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
  • Assist in the development of Commercial Staff by coaching and mentoring

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate

  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent
  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
  • Having an in depth knowledge of NEC Forms of Contract
  • Experience of preparing monthly financial performance reports
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple forms of contract and methods of measurement
  • Civil Engineering/Water Industry experience

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car Scheme
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Bonus Incentive Scheme
  • 3x salary life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday Trading 
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Perks at work (discount at High Street retailers)

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