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We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.

Overview

To support the Commercial Manager in all aspects of Commercial administration, reporting and control.

Leading your designated portfolio pre-contract and post contract design and build multi-discipline rail projects from concept to completion and up to the end of defects liability, whilst developing a positive working relationship with all stakeholders.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Assist the Commercial Manager with fulfilling the company commercial objectives within Pre-Contract, Post-Contract and Procurement functions.
• Reviewing contract terms and conditions and produce comments on these terms that identify risks
and solutions, in liaison with the Commercial Manager.
• Liaising closely with the Pre-Contract team to understand the scope of works and using this
information to assess the risks the terms have on individual projects.
• Negotiation of terms and conditions with clients and supply chain in accordance with Commercial
Governance and Delegated Levels of Authority.
• Key member of the Commercial team delivering multidisciplinary projects.
• Experience of working with the Network Rail suite of contracts, NEC3/4 as well as other bespoke terms is desired.
• Ensure that all commercial and financial governance is complied with and monitored.
• Prepare Budgets, Forecasts, Business Plans, Periodic Reports and KPIs in liaison with the Commercial Manager
• Optimise contract turnover and profitability for all contracts.
• Production of monthly reconciliations of contract performance on all contracts.
• Deputise for the Commercial Manager, when required
• Be influential and integrate fully with operations in order to create synergies.
• Build and manage effective supply chain relationships.
• Work with the wider internal team, to assist in development of contractual understanding.
• Build strong relationships with the key members of the project teams.
• Build and maintain professional working relationships with the Client(s) to enable open and honest
discussions creating win-win solutions.

• Regularly engage with the Client to inform them of their individual contract or work bank position
to create “surprise free” final accounts.
• Create a cash flow forecast, revised monthly, to submit to both the Client and for the purpose of internal reporting.
• Where necessary assist the Client to manage projects by advising of critical commercial decision
dates to maintain programme, utilising either CEMAR Contract administration tool, or traditional
contract administration methods.
• Attend/Chair commercial meetings both internally and with clients and make positive contributions to overall commercial management.

Enablers to the Role (Skills, Knowledge, Experience)
• Experience within the Rail and civils construction sector.
• Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying and/or Construction Law.
• Minimum of 2 years’ Senior Quantity Surveyor experience.
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
• Experience in interpreting contracts/contractual terms.
• Good working knowledge of industry standard forms of contract, in particular the Network Rail suite.
• Work collaboratively and use influence to gain results.
• Present a professional image and promote the Linbrooke brand.
• Show initiative in resolving problems.
• Understand and seek to minimise waste in resources and processes.
• Value for money mentality.
• Take a balanced view on decisions made, considering long term impact/consequences.
• Full driving licence.
• Highly competent in the suite of Microsoft Office (365, Excel, Word, Sharepoint, PowerPoint etc).

 

Disclaimers

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

GENERAL SAFETY
Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

As of May 2018, the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and will impact every organisation which holds or processes personal data. These regulations will remain in force regardless of the United Kingdom’s status as a European Union member state.

The GDPR will work alongside the 2018 Data Protection Act to require organisations to demonstrate compliance with the regulations, will apply more stringent enforcement of these requirements and will impose substantially increased penalties for those who do not comply. If you are responsible for the processing of any personal data as part of your role then you have a duty to ensure that this information is handled with the strictest confidentiality, within the guidelines set out by the Company, and ultimately in full accordance with GDPR. All those working for and on behalf of Linbrooke Services have a duty to comply with statutory requirements. Learn about what personal information we collect about you and how we use it here.

We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.

 

LSL is searching for a Bid Manager to join the Rail Bid Team.

Main duties

The Bid Manager will co-ordinate all parties (internal and external) involved in the bid process to ensure they are well briefed and aware of the level of contribution expected and the associated deadlines.

They will ensure all timelines are met and that bids are submitted successfully in accordance with our internal governance and also reflect our company’s services and abilities.

The Bid Manager will be responsible for the quality of all aspects of the bid, including pricing, written documentation and presentations. They ensure all bid documentation is clear, concise and compelling.

The ideal Bid Manager should be highly motivated, innovative, customer focused and have a ‘can do’ attitude including a more ‘hands on’ approach when required.

They should be an experienced manager, able to motivate and inspire others, able to obtain a high level of work from the team to ensure all deadlines are met efficiently and that the bid is of the highest quality possible.

Excellent communications skills are a must, both verbal and written – the importance of being able to converse and liaise with all bid contributors is key and being able to ‘speak their language’ is vital to get the most from the wider bid team.

As a senior member of the Bids and Tenders Team, deputisation for the Heads of Bids and tenders will be required

The above list is not exhaustive and you will occasionally be asked to undertake additional duties where it is reasonable and appropriate including the overall development of the Bids and Tenders team and their processes

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCE

Essential

Disclaimers

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

GENERAL SAFETY
Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

As of May 2018, the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and will impact every organisation which holds or processes personal data. These regulations will remain in force regardless of the United Kingdom’s status as a European Union member state.

The GDPR will work alongside the 2018 Data Protection Act to require organisations to demonstrate compliance with the regulations, will apply more stringent enforcement of these requirements and will impose substantially increased penalties for those who do not comply. If you are responsible for the processing of any personal data as part of your role then you have a duty to ensure that this information is handled with the strictest confidentiality, within the guidelines set out by the Company, and ultimately in full accordance with GDPR. All those working for and on behalf of Linbrooke Services have a duty to comply with statutory requirements. Learn about what personal information we collect about you and how we use it here.

We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.

 

Overview 

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Sheffield.

You will support the Commercial Manager in all aspects of commercial administration, reporting and control as part of the LNE CP6 S&T Framework. Supporting with the pre-contract and post-contract design and build multi-discipline rail projects from concept to completion and up to the end of defects liability, building a positive working relationship with all stakeholders.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be a key member of the commercial team delivering major multidisciplinary projects and company commercial objectives. You will demonstrate the ability to understand the scope of works and assess the risks of individual projects.

You will negotiate terms and conditions with clients and supply chain successfully in accordance with Commercial Governance and Delegated Levels of Authority whilst ensuring all commercial and financial governance is complied with and monitored.

The successful candidate will effectively optimise contract turnover and profitability for all contracts, prepare budgets, forecasts, business plans and KPI reports.

You will regularly engage with clients and supply chains, establishing and maintaining strong working relationships and where necessary, assist and advise on commercial decisions. You will attend/chair commercial meetings both internally and with clients and make positive contributions to overall commercial management.

A successful candidate will act in accordance with the requirements of Linbrooke Services HSEQ policies and the Health & Safety at Work Act are adhered to and encouraged at all times.

 

Essential:

 

Disclaimers

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

GENERAL SAFETY
Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

As of May 2018, the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and will impact every organisation which holds or processes personal data. These regulations will remain in force regardless of the United Kingdom’s status as a European Union member state.

The GDPR will work alongside the 2018 Data Protection Act to require organisations to demonstrate compliance with the regulations, will apply more stringent enforcement of these requirements and will impose substantially increased penalties for those who do not comply. If you are responsible for the processing of any personal data as part of your role then you have a duty to ensure that this information is handled with the strictest confidentiality, within the guidelines set out by the Company, and ultimately in full accordance with GDPR. All those working for and on behalf of Linbrooke Services have a duty to comply with statutory requirements. Learn about what personal information we collect about you and how we use it here.

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