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Managing Quantity Surveyor

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8 Sep 2022
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. There s more to Murphy. Managing Quantity Surveyor - Power - London J Murphy and Sons Ltd are currently looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor join our award-winning team. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. As a Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will lead report into the Commercial Manager whilst leading a team of Senior Quantity Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors & Assistant Quantity Surveyors. Following the One Murphy approach, we re able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. J. Murphy & Sons has designed, constructed, and commissioned projects for clients such as National Grid, SSE and ├śrsted, on both transmission and distribution networks within the Energy sector. Acknowledged as one of the top three best big companies to work for by Best Companies, there is no better time to join J. Murphy & Sons. Take a look at the role outline below and if you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Managing Quantity Surveyor within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, then get in touch today! If you are seeking a new role but this is just not quite right for you, why not come and join us on Wednesday 21st September at 6:30pm where we will take you through the history of J. Murphy & Sons, our values, projects and current vacancies. We are always happy to answer any questions which you may have - Sign up by using the following link: J. Murphy & Sons Online Recruitment Event. What you will be doing Efficiently manage all commercial aspects of the Project and maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders. Assist with the recruitment and staffing structure/ utilisation for direct reports. Assist in building a team, manage the development of personal plans, establishment of objectives/targets for all direct reports and monitor on an ongoing basis - maintain performance. Collate, analysis & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required, implement required actions. Design and implement a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager Assist with the development and training of Commercial Practitioners including supervisor / mentor / counsellor role for staff undertaking their APC or equivalent. Encourage and develop a culture of contractual & commercial awareness on all projects. To ensure that a review of all of the contractual obligations and commercial risks is carried out prior to the submission of tenders. Assist in maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects. Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI. Assist in work winning duties as required, including proactive release of team members and attendance at Client Presentations for Tender Interviews Ensuring optimum performance of commercial team for the portfolio of work, undertaking constant reviewing for margin gains in efficiency and timely resource forecasting. Ensure that the outturn costs on the projects are monitored on a monthly basis through a detailed bottom up resourced and costed forecast maintained. Who we are looking for HND/Degree qualification Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS) or equivalent. Experience within a Managing Quantity Surveyor role OR experienced within a Senior Quantity Surveyor role. Registered with RICS / ICES Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC) and Standard Methods of Measurement Commercially astute with substantial experience within a commercial role in the Civil Engineering / Construction Industry. Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement. Understanding of programming techniques and project controls About Murphy Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities. Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support. Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy s inclusive culture. What you ll get in return Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development. 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review Above market rate contributory pension scheme Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records. If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today
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  • Job Reference: 707265505-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Murphy Group
    Murphy Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent