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Manager - Quantity Surveyor - Corporate Finance Infra

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140991BR
Job TitleManager - Quantity Surveyor - Corporate Finance Infra
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineCorporate Finance
Service Line InformationYou can help clients through acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, buy-outs, major projects, initial public offerings (IPOs), real estate deals, debt structuring and issuance, and complex re-financings, distressed M&A and with business and company valuations and fairness opinions.

Globally, KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our global footprint and negotiation prowess, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals. Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.

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Job Description
The Team

The Major Projects Advisory practice is a global practice within KPMG, working in USA, Australia, South Africa, India and the Middle East. The UK practice is well established with a team of circa 40 people who work mainly in the UK but also on overseas assignments. Our focus is on major capital projects for public and private sector clients in the following sectors:

- Defence
- Transportation
- Natural resources
- Power and utilities
- Oil, gas and process engineering

This is a fast growing area offering exciting opportunities

The Role

The MPA team in the UK are based in Bristol, Manchester and London. This role will be based in Bristol but may require frequent travel to client locations throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

The role is for a Manager level Quantity Surveyor with a good level of experience and understanding of commercial management and the project controls services for major construction projects.

The Person

The role requires significant post-qualification experience with the following attributes:

- Have a good understanding of the issues that impact project performance
- Ability to quickly assess new situations and data to provide a basis for developing an understanding of the causative issues
- Set out a clear approach to tackling a new project issue in the most efficient manner
- Analytical approach to problem solving
- Capable of articulating effective solutions to project issues base on own knowledge and experience
- Clear, concise, fact-based report writing
- Understanding of standard industry contractual forms
- Achieved or working towards RICS or similar professional qualification
- Competent in producing and assessing project commercial reports

In addition to the above, experience in some of the following areas would also be of benefit to the candidate in the environment that we work in:

- Project management
- Project Controls
- Earned value management
- Estimating
- Risk management
- Programme management
- Claims, disputes, dispute avoidance
- Governance and control of projects

In addition to the technical requirements of the role we also expect the right candidate to:

- Be capable of working alone or in a team
- Provide appropriate advice to clients and manage client relationships
- Maintain your requirements for continuing professional development
- Assist with business development
- Coach and mentor staff where appropriate

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