4 days ago
02 Jul 00:00
Position: Senior QS
Salary: Senior Package Neg DOE
Our client is a Specialist Sub Contractor and they are seeking an experienced Senior QS/ Commercial Manager to oversee day-to-day commercial aspects of the entire business/projects domestically & internationally. This is a client facing role and as such the ideal candidate must be professional, assertive, driven and have 10yrs min working in a similar position.
Senior QS Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Identify opportunities to grow the Business, whether through partnerships or new initiatives, and work to take advantage of those opportunities.
Analyse sales, finance, marketing and other reports that give insight into how the business can make adjustments to improve performance.
Assist Managing Director and work with Contracts Director and Quantity Surveyor to ensure a cohesive team.
Resolve all commercial issues regarding Contracts domestically and internationally.
Communicate to all relevant staff the commercial aspects of every project particularly the contract's financial aspects.
Assess risks and make recommendations based on a thorough analysis of all factors involved in business situation.
Coach team members on best practices for managing contract issues and handling daily issues and tasks.
Demonstrate a lead by example approach to all aspects of Health & Safety, be fully compliant with Company Health & Safety: policies, procedures, systems and rules.
Liaise with customers, suppliers, dealers and architects and generate repeat business through this interaction.
Prepare/ Oversee all domestic and international commercial contracts to a very high standard in accordance with in country regs.
Attend site/architect/customer meetings when required.
Oversee any AutoCAD details to get sign off from the architect / client.
Analyse tenders and project requirements with team to establish best product to use for specific projects.
Meet with suppliers to negotiate price, specification, lead times and any quality issues.
Prepare and submit stage payment claims and follow up until full payments received.
Organise to get any snags completed to ensure payment of outstanding monies.
Track projects and advise accounts when and how much to invoice clients for.
Prepare reports for Board meetings and other meetings when required.
Work with the HR department with any issues with your team.
Work with the Marketing department with any marketing needs that arise.
To comply with all statutory and legal requirements and Health & Safety, Fire, Hygiene and Employment, ensuring that you are fully aware and practice the company's policies and procedures in these important areas.
To attend any meetings and training sessions when required to by Management.
To maintain at all times a good working relationship with your fellow workers and Management.
Senior QS/ Commercial Manager Qualifications & Experience
Minimum of 10 years' experience working as a QS/ Commercial Manager for a construction related firm in Ireland.
Recognised 3rd level qualification in Quantity Surveying and or Construction Economics.
Recognised membership of relevant professional body/bodies.
Proven experience and success in financial management of projects, putting together bids for new work and negotiating and agreeing contracts.
Track record of success in overseeing projects from inception to completion and identifying and mitigating risks involved.
Previous significant customer interfacing experience is essential. Along with a proven ability to create and maintain positive relationships and a commercial focus.
Excellent Working knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts. The Public Works Contracts suite of documents particularly.
Leadership skills and people management experience essential.
Exceptional communicator with the ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with our customers, suppliers, dealers and architects/ clients.
Excellent organisational skills.
Full, clean driving licence