Quantity Surveyor - Project Controls, Dublin, Ireland

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Organisational Environment:  

We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world's leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life-changing advancements that connect people, communities, and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again.

We deliver our clients' visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including Enterprise Data Centers, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centers, Fire Protection, and Live Environments.

At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realize their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Work with the project controls lead and project teams to open and close projects within the business in line with company policy and procedures.
  • Report to the project controls lead on commercial and construction risk that you become aware of on all projects.
  • Run monthly project review cycle for selected projects, working with the project teams to ensure that projects are reported monthly in line with group procedures.
  • Liaise with and support project teams with project reporting, cost control and management of project risk in line with company policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that Key stakeholders are updated on project risks and opportunities and the commercial implications associated with projects.
  • Review and comment on Margin sign off files submitted for projects. Work with the project team to ensure that figures submitted are accurate and that they are a true reflection of the commercial position on the project.
  • Consider all risks for project at Margin sign off stage and ensure the teams are aware of these risks throughout the project.
  • Support the project teams in their preparation and management of the Project Management Plan (PMP)
  • Identify projects that carry the greatest commercial risk each month and work with the project teams outside of the monthly review cycle time to reduce these risks.
  • Identify members of the commercial teams who are weak on their standard of commercial reporting, work with them to improve their reporting capabilities.
  • Work with project controls teams on Group reporting monthly and yearly reporting cycle.
  • Support commercial teams on their quarterly forecast cycle. Work with the teams to ensure forecasts are an accurate reflection of the projects potential outcome.
  • All other works associated with the role.


Essential Criteria for the Role:

  • Quantity Surveyor (QS Degree) qualified and or  3+ years relevant experience in the industry
  • Experience with the use of Excel is essential
  • Experience with the use of Power BI and SAP would be beneficial but not necessary
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.


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