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ICDS Recruitment
Connacht House
24 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 1 632 1200

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Managing Surveyor - Fit Out Sector

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Entered: 19 Mar 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Permanent

Outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, career orientated Managing Quantity Surveyor to join an emerging yet well known Fitout Company that is experiencing phonomenal growth and market share grab.The candidate is required to have 10+ years’ experience as a Senior Contract Surveyor and in Contract Administration, working with recognised Main Contractors (fitout preferable) or Consultancies operating in the Irish market on both public and private tenders / projects. You will manage a team of Quantity Surveyors to ensure all commercialaspects of the business are managed effectively.

Key tasks necessary will be:

• The Managing Surveyor will provide commercial assurance of project margin performance
through accurate forecasting and identification of issues giving rise to commercial risk,
management of commercial performance and cash flow.

• Reviewing contracts, managing contract execution and negotiating agreements with
Clients / Funders and Bank legal stakeholders on a multitude of contracts; FIDIC, NEC,
D&B and ICC, CostPlus, LumpSum, BeSpoke etc. Proven ability to administer the
contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements.

• Acting as Senior Contract Administrator, safeguarding scope, program obligation, analysis
of delays and damages.

• Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting.

• Management of the Client relationships from a commercial perspective and ensuring all
final accounts are agreed, whilst retaining the business relationship.

• Proactive engagement with the Companies Project Managers on all live projects, to
ensure the business goals are achieved and the commercial interest of the company
are protected by taking responsibility for the commercial assurance of the projects under

• Vetting all main contracts and negotiations with perspective Clients.

• Reporting to Directors (Financial, Operations & Managing) on the financial progression of

• General participation in management issues of the Company. Provide data and analysis
of issues & risks as required by Directors.

• Ensure the Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual requirements and providing
advice and monitoring of same.

• Responsible for Tender and Contract delivery strategy.

• Responsible for ensuring your Teams are on top of interim and final accounts and
progress applications per project and contract requirements.

• Ensure your Team’s Monthly applications are all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site
changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or
labour variations, etc. as appropriate.

• Sign off on subcontract packages, appointments, program, variations & claim accounts,
defects and abatement issues.

• Preparing delay, loss and expense claims with commercial team, identifying entitlements
via delay and quantum analysis, advising on conflict avoidance and dispute measures.

• Defend against claims for accelerations, disruption or losses.

• Prepare and agree final account settlements for the Client or the Contractors, by
negotiation and dispute resolution.

• Must function effectively as liaison between the company and external client executives
so as to protect the company and the specific project, to resolve issues or concerns in
conjunction with the Board of Directors.

Necessary Requirements:

• 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management.

• A strong technical background and sound working knowledge along with a proven track
record of working with FIDIC, LumpSum, CostPlus, D&B, Management Contracts etc. is

• Ability to work under pressure, respond to change and meet concurrent deadlines with
high quality work.

• Demonstrated abilities of streamlining process and system improvement.

• Strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate concisely and articulately at all

• Experience in pre-contract preparation including documentation and overall content.

• Excellent ability to analyse and interpret contractual documents.

• Thorough understanding of the construction indus



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