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Senior 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. 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. Senior Quantity Surveyor - Power London J. Murphy & Sons are currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor within our Energy business unit providing assistance, support, and advice on all commercial issues on projects within our UK Power business. As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will report into the Managing Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager and may be executive of a team of between one and four commercial members of staff varying between Quantity Surveyor, Assistant Quantity Surveyor and Commercial Assistant designation. 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 within the top five 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 Senior 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 Ensure the site team adheres to group procedures and governance Development, motivation & performance management of staff Delegation of appropriate work to other staff, whilst maintaining accountability Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required Preparation of Valuations/Applications for Payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change Use the cost allocation/coding which satisfies both internal and external requirements Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as require Who we are looking for? HND/Degree qualification Experience within a Senior Quantity Surveyor role OR an experienced Quantity Surveyor Registered with RICS / ICES and working towards chartership Full driving licence & flexible with travel. Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC) and Standard Methods of Measurement Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access. Experience within a construction/engineering/similar and commercial background 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: 707265834-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Murphy Group
    Murphy Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent