TECHNICAL MANAGER (Quantity Surveyor)

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TECHNICAL MANAGER (Quantity Surveyor)

Permanent Role
Office location: SE1, Flexible working is available
Salary: £46684 – £60620
Excellent package and Benefits

To provide the Property team and wider organisation with a source of expert technical advice across full quantity surveying and cost management duties across the Property department including pre contract feasibility and viability advice including cost models for both projects and maintenance services.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide the Property team with a source of expert technical advice, assurance, compliance, approval and due diligence on all building systems and services to ensure buildings are comfortable, functional, efficient and safe.
  • Full quantity surveying and cost management duties supporting across the Property department including pre contract feasibility and viability advice including cost models for both projects and maintenance services.
  • Drive value engineering across projects and FM services including quote reviews and all stages of project delivery as required. Provide high quality cost advice on complex development projects.
  • Advise on strategic matters, key cost drivers, project costs and added value including on minor projects and repairs.
  • Ensure all projects are carried out in accordance with Authority objectives and policies and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • To deliver an open, flexible and responsive service, and possess the necessary specialist quantity surveying technical knowledge, skills and experience to provide direction across a range of associated projects whilst maintaining the existing public estate.

Key Role:

  • To ensure projects and the property supply chain adhere to the correct technical design standards set out in Design Guide and legislative requirements.
  • To support and advise as required on the development of systems and processes across all contracts to record and manage the compliance of the estate.
  • To continually develop and implement relevant improvements in the wider Property Directory to ensure the department remains up to date with industry standards. To assist and provide technical guidance as and when required. To ensure building systems meet stakeholder and programme business needs and performance specifications set out in the Station Design Guide.
  • To assist the to develop building management strategies and plans, e.g. fire management plans.
  • To produce lessons learnt at various stages of the project lifecycle and at building handover as required.
  • Advise on strategic matters, key cost drivers, project costs and added value including on minor projects and repairs.
  • Ensure SLAs and KPIs are in place and monitored , that suppliers meet required standards and are compliant with specifications and method statements for the project works.

Professional /Technical Advice

  • Provide advice on the client brief, feasibility studies, costs and contribute as required to value engineering and design reviews for the project works.
  • Prepare cost estimates, drawings, schedules, specifications and contract documentation for the design, installation, upgrading, maintenance and repair of the projects and/or instruct external suppliers to carry out these functions as required.
  • Investigate building problems and defects and provide written reports that will include a diagnosis of the problems, suitable solutions and cost budgets.

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Reference: 44302971
Closing date: 7th November 2021.

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