Company: Jacobs
Skills: Commercial Management, Construction Manager, Quantity Surveying
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Moor Row, United Kingdom


Jacobs Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction - and program - management. Our 77,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.
During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country's most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.
That's because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.
Ranked No. 1 by Fortune's 2019 World's Most Admired Companies...
Source - http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filtered?industry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

Business Unit Description:

UK Field Services has over 50 years' experience working in the construction industry. Our core business is the delivery of projects and programmes in partnership
with our clients. We have a wide and diverse pool of experienced resources using proven delivery systems and processes that are benchmarked as best in class.

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

As Commercial Assistant/Assistant Quantity Surveyor, the responsibilities are to support the Commercial Manager/Contract Manager/Senior Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor and Procurement Assistant in delivering the Contract Management Plan and maintaining the relationship with the Contractors/Subcontractors, Suppliers or Service Providers for the CNC OU Project. This would include assisting in the administration of the contract Risk Register, attending Risk Reduction Meetings, managing Early Warning Notice and Compensation Event processes. All contracts will be managed in accordance with JFS/CNSL's Management System and procedures for contract management. Being an integral part of the Commercial team ensuring compliance to procedures and Contract Terms and Conditions to ensure delivery with certainty.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Supporting the Senior Quantity Surveyor and Quantity Surveyor in the day to day management of a portfolio of subcontracts;
• Assisting in the preparation of tender/RFQ documents;
• Assisting if required in the analysis of tenders and preparing tender reports during all stages of procurement;
• Assisting the Quantity Surveyors with Contract Administration including management of the Technical Query, Delays, Early Warning and Compensation Events processes via CEMAR.
• Development and maintenance of other Contract Administration Trackers including plant hire /off hire trackers, EWN and risk registers, ensuring all outstanding actions are closed off in a timely manner;
• Assisting in the preparation of regular Internal and External management reports, progress reporting, estimates and cost plans in line with the brief;
• Measurement of works in accordance with the various standard methods of measurements;
• Assisting in measurement of Contractor's performance against Key Performance
Indicators and Incentivisation arrangements;
• Maintaining electronic templates, contract records and correspondence;
• Managing Contractor relationships as required to deliver the contract requirements;
• Assist the Quantity Surveyor in the assessment of Application for Payments, pricing of Compensation Events in a timely manner;
• Assist procurement in preparation of scope requirement documentation in support of quotations for plant, material and supplies;
• Attend regular walkdowns with Project Managers/Project Engineers to aid pricing of Compensation Events;
• Assisting in the preparation of, and agreement of final accounts;
• Attending design team and progress meetings as necessary;
• Assisting in production of lessons learnt report for post contract review;

Procurement
• Ensure all procurement and governance processes are adhered to within the designated projects.
• Ensure correct levels of authority are applied to SMR's for the procurement of goods, services, consumables and sub-contracts.

Qualifications:

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential:
• 1-2 years' experience in the Construction, Cost and Project Management sector (preferably Nuclear)

Desirable:
• Working towards QS Degree
• Highly organised with meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Ability to communicate confidently
• Hands on with a can-do attitude
• Excellent work ethic
• Ability to work autonomously
• Able to work discreetly and in a confidential manner
• Good decision-making skills
• Own transport
• Flexible with working hours
• Excellent time management

Culture

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Equal Opportunities

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.