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Quantity Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Business services

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Client:

    Serco Group Plc

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious Quantity Surveyor to play a pivotal role in the mobilisation to assist the Billable works team in the delivery of the Professional Services Strategy Ensuring all procurement activities and contracts are delivered professionally to time, cost & quality requirements. Promoting a 'one team' philosophy to ensure a positive Customer experience.

Key Responsbilities

Develop and continuously improve service areas as a centre of best practice by proactively managing the commercial team's portfolio to meet the objectives of Vivo

Responsible for designing, developing and delivering commercial models and governance that drive the supply chain (goods and services) behaviours required to deliver business plan objectives

Devise and deliver long term procurement strategies for the division. To be responsible for ensuring tender documentation meets regulatory requirements and protects Vivo from risk while achieving objectives

Work collaboratively with managers in other business units and divisions to ensure consistency of approach on financial and commercial aspects of contract and project management. Providing expert advice on service delivery economics; delivering training on cost control and risk management; and improving the commercial awareness, understanding and compliance

Provide leadership in the developing and implementation of commercial governance and maintenance of contracts and projects delivered by

Responsible for supply chain agreements, cost estimating and planning; cost intelligence and reports on supplier performance and progress; and commercial assurance.

Manage and deliver required outcomes for a portfolio of service functions and programmes, and provide high quality advice and support on service delivery requirements across all areas

Provide leadership, direction, and advice in dealing with significant and often sensitive negotiations and contract disputes. Collaborating with partners and applying negotiation strategies to set service priorities and ensure an integrated and co-ordinated multi-agency approach in delivering these operational services

Candidate Description

Have genuine knowledge and understanding of housing maintenance industry and service delivery.

Confident using Microsoft Offices packages.

Experience in managing projects and term contracts

Experience in dealing with a range of issues concerning contract and project delivery

Proven experience in managing/supervising staff

Employer Description

VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and ENGIE, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts.

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with ENGIE's market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities.