Job Description

ROLE & PURPOSE:
• Responsible for management and allocation of resources within the IM Quantity
Surveying Department.
• Define and manage IM Project Programmes to authorised budget, time, quality,
and scope targets.
• Preparation of contract documents & liaison with IÉ procurement.
• Ensure that key objectives of the Iarnrod Éireann Procurement Rules and
associated project management procedures are adhered to.
•  Prepare project budget cost estimates and detailed cost plans and undertake
regular reviews and provide updates as required
• Assist the Project Managers to identify, analyse and quantify project risks and
update Risk Register & Risk Management Plan
• Preparation of Bills of Quantities as part of IM Tender Documentation;
• Review tender documentation and advise on completeness of the design
information
• Price Bills of Quantities to establish budget estimates
• Pro-actively monitor, challenge and report on costs of variations and claims in
conjunction with IE’s Change Control Procedure (PMP005);
• Prepare Interim Payment Certificates for IM Construction Contracts;
• Prepare Final Accounts including adjustment for variations/claims etc.
• Where required provide effective commercial, contractual and risk analysis support
in any construction dispute resolution proceedings where they arise;
• Monitoring & reporting all aspects of the IM Department Projects.
• To provide professional support in terms of management of projects undertaken by
the Chief Quantity Surveyor, IM Department.
KEY QUALITIES:
ESSENTIAL:
• Minimum qualifications are Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS or SCS) Member
of the Society of Chartered Surveyors and/or Royal Institution of Chartered
Surveyors and Construction Economics/Quantity Surveying degree or
Construction/Project Management degree.
• Minimum of 10 years relevant experience commensurate to this role.
• Proven commercial skills, awareness and experience (pre & post-contract duties)
on large construction projects, civils projects and building fit out projects.
• Demonstrable ability to manage and administer construction contracts.
• Detailed knowledge and application of the Public Works suite of contracts.
• Knowledge and awareness of other standard forms of Contract – RIAI, IEI, FIDIC
and target cost contracts (NEC etc.)
• Experience and involvement in construction dispute resolution proceedings
(conciliation, arbitration, adjudication etc.)
• Demonstrable ability to produce bills of quantities, tender and contract
documentation.
• Experience in leading and managing a team of quantity surveyors on major
construction projects.
• Strong leadership, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
• Experience of Final Account negotiations and settlements.
• Excellent communication, leadership and relationship skills.
• Planning, scheduling and organizational skills.
DESIRABLE:
• Demonstrable ability to produce and manage budgets.
• Understanding of Project Management Procedures.
• Experience and involvement on construction dispute resolution proceedings
(conciliation, arbitration, adjudication etc.)
• Previous working experience on projects in a railway environment.
• Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team including; signalling,
mechanical, electrical, telecoms, civils, structures, track, environmental and
construction elements.
COMPETENCIES:
• Commercial Awareness.
• Demonstrated project management experience.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Established Specialist Knowledge.
• Demonstrable ability in planning and organising.