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United Living
Company Description

United Living Group is a collection of four businesses dedicated to creating a connected, sustainable future:

  • United Living Property Services: Revitalizing homes and communities through the regeneration of living spaces.
  • United Living Infrastructure Services: Delivering resilient infrastructure for a stable and functional future.
  • United Living New Homes: Providing build-to-rent and affordable housing solutions to address community housing challenges.
  • United Living Connected: Connecting people through fixed-line and mobile infrastructure, enabling seamless communication in today's digital age.

Job Description

Join the thriving and dynamic United Infrastructure Services team in Golborne! As a rapidly growing business, we are excited to welcome a new Senior Quantity Surveyor to contribute to our success. If you're looking for a long-term career opportunity with a Main Contractor, where you can develop your skills and be part of an industry-leading organisation, this role is for you.

United Living Energy is a UK gas and energy engineering specialist offering design, build and maintenance on critical national infrastructure for the UK gas asset owners.

You are to be the commercial lead on projects and be responsible for the commercial success of the projects whilst adhering to commercial administration procedures. To promote and deliver a collaborative environment with both the client and throughout the management of the subcontract / supply chain account.

Contract Management Responsibilities:

  1. Negotiate terms and conditions of subcontracts.
  2. Manage and process payments for specialist subcontracts and key suppliers.
  3. Ensure strict compliance with contract terms, conditions, rights, and obligations.
  4. Report monthly on the outturn Pain/Gain (if applicable).
  5. Coordinate changes or amendments in accordance with NEC 3/4 Option A & C contract.
  6. Analyse the impact of changes and assess liability exposure.

Contract Administration:

  1. Monitor and track contract obligations.
  2. Undertake site visits to administer the contract in line with project progress.
  3. Monitor and report on contract performance in terms of program, cost, and key events/issues.
  4. Perform the closeout process, ensuring all contract terms are met and payments are verified.
  5. Obtain and execute any required forms, reports, or clearances and resolve outstanding issues.
  6. Collaborate with both clients and subcontractors in all duties.

Budget Management:

  1. Work with the project team to evaluate the impact of budget changes.
  2. Capture and report cost variances.
  3. Collate Defined Cost Records for client audit.

Reporting and Documentation:

  1. Produce monthly Cost Value Reconciliation.
  2. Generate Earned Value Analysis reports.
  3. Validate Subcontract Applications/Payments data.
  4. Review and validate weekly cost monitors, comparing forecasted costs with actual costs.
  5. Prepare monthly valuations.
  6. Maintain change registers.
  7. Provide commercial elements for the commercial report.
Additional Information
  • Must be highly computer literate including Microsoft Office and confident in managing and working with large data sets
  • This job is a full-time permanent role, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday from our Widnes Office
  • Opportunity to spend time in and working closely with other departments will be provided to ensure the successful applicant gains a wide depth and breadth of experience and understanding of the company and industry