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We are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor is to ensure that all contracts are reviewed and clarified prior to commencement and to provide commercial support for the Construction team to maximise cash flow and secure contractual position of Schindler. Predominantly working on the Battersea project to conclude the valuations and final account.



  • Review of clients contracts and warranties to ensure that contractual risk is minimised
  • Management of the flow of information to and from the company to ensure compliance with the contract programme and contractual commitments.
  • Work alongside the project manager in all commercial communications
  • Preparation of tender documentation, providing advice with particular emphasis on terms & conditions, programmes, method statements, CDM, COSHH, cash flows etc, including Sub Contractors elements. Submit and agree all above documentation, post contract awards, and ensure inclusion of all necessary numbered documents. Agree and execute Articles of Agreement and all bonds and warranties etc.
  • Manage the variation process and ensure the company position is secured financially and contractually
  • The preparation submission and agreement of interim application for payment and ensure cash received, including the submission and agreement of V.O's, dayworks and any subcontract amounts
  • Prepare, submit and agree final accounts, including subcontractors accounts and ensure receipt of cash through to issue of final certificate.
  • The collection of retention amounts and collection of all final certificates
  • The management of the central register of seals and retrieval of all bonds and warranty documentation
  • Assist in the selection and appointment of subcontractors to ensure back to back terms and conditions of appointment. Assist and advise on the management of the activities to ensure their performance on the contract. Agree all subcontractors contractual and performance issues, including authorisation of payment on account for W.I.P
  • Issue of all contractual notices throughout the projects to secure the company position and that of any subcontractors, including assisting in the preparation and/or defence of any claims.
  • Maintain accurate contract files for all correspondence and other related contractual documentation, including transfer to company archive after issue of final certificate
  • Assist in the management and documentation of the snagging and handover process to secure the company's liability position
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of regular job costing reports
  • Assist in the on-going development of processes and systems to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of commercial support
  • Assist in preparation of annual department budget. Responsible for the management and expenditure of own portion of budget




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