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Freelance Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

I am an innovative and dynamic client facing commercial director with 33 years experience, an expert in rail, signalling and construction commercial management with complementary technical knowledge.

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Daily Rate / Cost:£388.24 per day (ex. VAT)
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Candidate ID:352455
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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Director, Project & Commercial Management 2004 Present
GJM Project Consulting Ltd

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Enjoyed great success heading multiple functions as director of a progressive commercial and project management consultancy. Personally recruited, trained and lead teams, conducting regular reviews to significantly boost performance, whilst carrying out statutory employment obligations Gained an excellent reputation as a proactive & resourceful leader
Developed excellent relations with suppliers and key stakeholders to consistently achieve project goals/objectives

Appointed as route commercial manager for Network Rail in their proposed Paddington to Swansea electrification contract under NEC terms and conditions

Successfully lead commercial and contract management teams in the delivery of two major rail signalling contracts under NEC terms and conditions

Senior commercial manager for Network Rail in their ballast cleaning and track renewal framework contract, working successfully in close co-operation with the project management team and territory director

Led bid analysis, precontract negotiations with principal partners & subcontractors, in the formulation and management of post contract commercial protocols for their civils and structural examinations framework contract with Network Rail.

Very successfully lead the commercial & contracts management functions for the expansion at Manchester Airport to introduce new DfT border control legislation and 72 new retailers into five terminals at Manchester and Bournemouth Airports under NEC3

Senior Project Manager 2002 – 2004
Cyril Sweett & Partners

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Headhunted to lead the project management of the redevelopment of the existing Shires Shopping Centre and its consolidation with the new Highcross Centre in Leicester dealing especially with each of the existing tenants’ design and works programme and undertaking of compliance with the Developer’s scheme aspirations


Senior Quantity Surveyor 2000 – 2002
Turner & Townsend

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Lead project manager and key client interface of the new coronary heart unit at City Hospital, Nottingham under NEC3

Led pre-contract design, master and detailed programming, business case preparation & negotiation for the Renal Expansion at the Northern General Hospital - P21 –NEC

Senior Contract Consultant 1996 – 2000
James R. Knowles

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Contracts Manager for Marconi Plc Successful negotiated new robust underground communications five-year service level agreements with London Underground

Provided detailed commercial and contract input to a successful mediation between a Tier 1 subcontractor and London Underground.

Delivered expert witness testimony in disputes over scope, quantum and programme. Experienced claims analyst, adjudication applicant and respondent in construction and rail disputes

Construction Accountant 1990 – 1996
J Sainsbury Plc

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Managed 2 quantity surveying practices delivery of cost management services to the Development Division in their programme of 26 new store developments per annum.

Key provider of development costs to corporate and board management for financial modelling of proposed new developments.

ADDITIONAL CAREER HISTORY:
Senior Quantity Surveyor for several companies in which I was lead surveyor and commercial manager for projects amongst many including Sellafield expansion, Dar es Salaam, East Africa harbour expansion & Abu Dhabi theme park

Employment History

(Mar 2004 to Nov 2011)

Director, Project & Commercial Manager

Nottingham

Appointed as route commercial manager for Network Rail in their proposed Paddington to Swansea electrification contract under NEC terms and conditions

Successful lead commercial manager in the delivery of two major rail signalling contracts under NEC terms and conditions

Senior commercial manager for Network Rail in their ballast cleaning and track renewal framework with the successful contractor

Led bid analysis, precontract negotiations with principal partners & subcontractors and formulation and management of post contract commercial protocols in their civils and structural examinations framework contract with Network Rail.

Negotiated robust terms and conditions for international contractor’s new underground communications framework agreement with London Underground

Provided detailed commercial and contract input to very successful £ multi million mediation between a Tier 1 subcontractor and London Underground


(2002 to 2004)

Senior Project Manager

Birmingham

Very successfully lead the commercial & contracts management functions for the expansion at Manchester Airport to introduce new DfT border control legislation and 72 new retailers into five terminals at Manchester Airport under NEC3


(2000 to 2002)

Senior Cost Manager

Turner & Townsend, Nottingham

Lead project manager and key client interface of the new coronary heart unit at City Hospital, Nottingham under NEC3

Led pre-contract design, master and detailed programming, business case preparation & negotiation for the Renal Expansion at the Northern General Hospital - P21 –NEC


(1996 to 2000)

Claims Consultant

James R Knowles, Nottingham

Contracts Manager for Marconi Plc Successful negotiated new robust underground communications five-year service level agreements with London Underground

Provided detailed commercial and contract input to a successful mediation between a Tier 1 subcontractor and London Underground.

Delivered expert witness testimony in disputes over scope, quantum and programme. Experienced claims analyst, adjudication applicant and respondent in construction and rail disputes



(Jan 1990 to Apr 1996)

Construction Accountant

J Sainsbury plc, London

Managed 2 quantity surveying practices, cost management services of the corporate annual development programme and key interface with finance, retail departments and main board


(1990 to 1996)

Construction Accountant

J Sainsbury plc, London

Managed 2 quantity surveying practices delivery of cost management services to the Development Division in their programme of 26 new store developments per annum.

Key provider of development costs to corporate and board management for financial modelling of proposed new developments.


(1988 to 1990)

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Hardy Hill Carruth, London

Both as a team leader and as a team member for commercial and residential developments, reporting directly to partners. Project QS duties both pre and post contract, liaison with clients and design team, reporting on cost benefits and deficiencies, insurance and fire damage valuations.

Prepared civil, electrical and mechanical tender documentation for a complete railway container terminal in Dar Es Salaam.


(1986 to 1988)

Senior Quantity Surveyor and Office Manager

Lobb Partnership, London

Reporting directly to partners, distributing workload amongst the team, carried out all pre and post contract duties of a project QS, mainly on precast concrete or structural steelwork stadium grandstands and prepared a successful claim on behalf of a national per-cast concrete sub-contractor.


(1982 to 1986)

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Sworn, King & Partners, Oxford

Reporting to partner. Pre-contract estimating and tender documentation preparation for Regional Health Authority and Berkshire Education Authority. Prepared successful a successful claim for national mechanical consultant on a London office development.


(1980 to 1982)

Quantity Surveyor

James Gentles & Son, Edinburgh

Taking off quantities, abstracting and bills of quantites preparation for Northern General Hospital, Residential Development, Industrial Development

Professional Qualifications

Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (1985)

Education

(Sep 1998 to Mar 2000)

Nottingham Trent University

MSc in Construction Procurement


(Sep 1974 to Sep 1978)

University of Natal South Africa

Batchelor of Science in Quantity Surveying (Honours)

PRINCE2 Practioner (2008)

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignment)

  • Senior Contracts Manager: Senior Contracts Manager - Midlands Construction Services company seeks Senior Contracts Manager to work in Midlands. The company works on a range of construction services projects, including concreting and drainage works. The Contracts Manager would be expected to manage all aspects of the work planning and financial management of their contracts.

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