Quantity Surveyor - Birmingham

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture and priorities, visit our strategy site.
Within our Consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey:

Safety first – Going home safe and well
Client focus – Deliver on our promise
Integrity – Always do the right thing
Create opportunity – for our people to excel

The MEP Quantity Surveyor manages the cost and contract management aspects of MEP work packages within the project from initiation to close-out.

You’ll be responsible for: 

  • Administer contractual terms and conditions for suppliers and sub- contractors
  • Administer incentivisation arrangements as appropriate
  • Support the assessment of EWN’s and compensation events
  • Provide regular cash flow forecast of expenditure for package
  • Report expenditure against the package budget on a monthly basis
  • Support the change management process in conjunction with other functions
  • Input to the monthly consolidated project-wide cost / expenditure report
  • Assess potential contractor and supplier claims and make recommendations for settlement.
  • Finalise contractor’s accounts and close out contracts for the project.
  • Raising consultant, supplier or contractor instructions as necessary for signature by approved parties.
  • Report on the expenditure of financial contingency built into the relevant packages.
  • Provide schedules of rates and commercial input to tender documentation
  • Undertake cost analysis of bid returns
  • Assist the package project manager in resolving all financial commercial issues arising in the tender return
  • Support the negotiation of two stage fixed price for relevant tenders
  • Receive and review monthly valuations from contractors and prepare recommendation for signature by the project manager and designer
  • Review all instructions issued by the project manager for cost implications
  • Support the change control process and assist in identifying the cost implications of any proposed changes
  • Support the project manager in the resolution of any claims and disputes as may arise with the contractor

You’ll need to have: 

  • Good knowledge of all aspects of commercial management
  • Familiarity with various forms of NEC contract
  • Good IT skills especially excel and commercial software
  • Previous experience of working in the M&E environment
  • Worked on NEC 3 option C

You’ll also have:

  • Good team player
  • Strong focus on detail
  • Able to hold their own and negotiate
  • Good interpersonal skills

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organization.

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