Quantity Surveying (Commercial Management) - Hoorn, Netherlands

Mace’s International Construction Business Unit operates across three European countries and is currently working with two major global technology clients to manage the construction of state of the art data centres. We have an impressive track record as a market leader in European data centre construction and have generated orders totalling over £1bn in the last 5 years. This makes it a great time for you to join us and develop your career in Data Centre Construction. This is one of the largest sectors within the construction industry and is set to grow by 9% between 2017 & 2021.Our client here is the provider of a globally popular computer operating system. We are in year 5 of a multi-phase project. The Project is bases in Hoorn, less than 40 minutes from Central Amsterdam.

The role

The role of the commercial manager in contracting covers all financial aspects of a project, from bidding for work through to the close out of final accounts when the project is completed. This involves procurement of works and the subsequent management of costs through the design and construction phase. This is a site based role and you will be assigned to one project.Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following.
Assisting with monthly client applications
Raising Interim Payment Certificates (IPC) for packages
Administering Interim Statement of Accounts (ISA)• Updating cash flows
Cost management of allocated construction packages
Supporting the drafting of subcontracts and agreeing variations costs
Assisting in procurement
Carrying out variations
Cost reporting

Qualifications, knowledge and skills

Ideally Mace’s Commercial Management graduates have studied a Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management degree. We will consider strong applications from graduates who have studied highly numerical degrees. If successful you may be required to complete a part-time conversion course while working.

Professional qualification routes

As a Commercial Management graduate you will be supported towards CIOB or RICS accreditation depending on the degree you studied.

Minimum requirements

For the above role you are required to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained)
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition to the minimum requirements, candidates must have:

  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Drive to achieve results.

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