Commercial Management of civil, mechanical and electrical projects for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water and Wessex Water projects, value ranging from £50,000 to £3m.
Reporting directly to Board level on all commercial and contractual issues. Fully accountable for approval of procurement of Subcontractor and Suppliers to achieve maximum value compared to cost.
Approving monthly CVR reports for presentation to the Board.
Assisting in the tendering process from receipt of tender to submission.
Building, developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing and new Clients.
Starting as a Senior Quantity Surveyor and being promoted to a Commercial Manager, I successfully carried out all commercial roles, pre and post tender, for civil engineering projects valued up to £45million in the UK and up to £100m overseas. I also assisted the estimating and project teams to compile tenders for UK and overseas civil engineering projects, ranging from local authority roads, larger civil engineering projects, framework tenders to mine works overseas.
As a Commercial Manager I compiled monthly CVR reports from my team of surveyors for presentation to the company board to approving of monthly and final accounts.
Catchment Cost Manager
Senior Quantity Surveyor/Catchment Cost Manager: Managing a team of three Quantity Surveyors and an Estimator to carry out works for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water's AMP3 programme in catchment areas covering South and East Wales. The works were carried out under a target cost framework contract with various pain/gain mechanisms. I also managed the designers for the various works, where value engineering principles were employed at every point to reduce overall costs for the Client.
Senior Quantity Surveyor
I carried out all commercial roles for the construction of a 26km gas pipeline in East Wales. Activities included the procurement of works carried out by subcontractors and negotiations with major materials suppliers for the project.
Assistant to Senior Quantity Surveyor
I worked on various civil engineering projects, including roads, bridges, water works, marine works, etc.. around the UK. I carried out all aspects of quantity surveying from remeasurement of completed works, monthly valuations, pricing variations, managing subcontractors, cost/value reporting to collating board level reports.