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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Cannock or London - J. Murphy & Sons Ltd

Date Posted: May 09, 2023
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Company description:

J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure.Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property.Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses - Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities.Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as 'One Murphy' by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.There's more to Murphy.

Job description:

Recently recognised as number the 1 Best Big Company in the UK to work in 2023 by Best Companies there really is no better time to join J. Murphy and Sons. Take a look at the role outlined and if you think you fit the bill, and want to work within a team that rewards performance ,drives personal development and offers a great working environment , we want to hear from you!The Specialist Businesses unit of Murphy comprises Murphy Ground Engineering, Murphy Applied Engineering, Murphy Utility Connections, Construction and Murphy Electrical Services. The business unit provides ideal opportunities for those wishing to take on more responsibility and operate at a business level rather than simply one project. The commercial team have a variety of experience and are delivery focussed whilst maintaining the Murphy family feel

What you will be doing

  • Updating of cost forecast on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Update of project resource histograms.
  • Ensuring that the forecast reflects programme changes each period.
  • Ensuring trend register is maintained for any forecast fluctuations.
  • Ensuring rates and pricing is current and in line with project orders and costs.
  • Preparation and production of monthly cost value reconciliation in line with company procedures.
  • Pricing and administration of change management under the Main Contract and Subcontracts.
  • Administration and use of the Contractors costing system (Microsoft D365).
  • Identifying risks and opportunities in the administration of commercial processes upstream and downstream.
  • Sharing knowledge and learning with Assistant QS's on project.
  • Reporting into the Project Commercial Manager and assisting in any other tasks as required by the Commercial Manager.
  • Assist in preparation of Monthly Main Contract Application for Payment to Client by way of provision of Defined cost forecast each period.
  • Assist in preparation of 'Bottom Up Forecast' where required (usually on a 3-6monthly basis).
  • Assist in monitoring of planned vs actual cost across disciplines (Labour, Plant, Material, and Subcontract).
  • Timely issue of contractual notices under the project.
  • Issue of quotations and subsequent agreement of final accounts.

Who we are looking for

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • RICS/ICES Chartered Member (Desirable)
  • NEC & JCT experience required
  • Other related qualifications desirable i.e. MSc in Construction Law, Cost control courses.
  • Strong understanding and use of Microsoft excel and formula is critical.
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of good commercial working principles.

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    , United Kingdom
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  • Apply Before:
    Jun 22, 2023