Contract Administration
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“Our staff are our most valuable asset”

About us

Michael Dyson Associates Ltd, is a successful multi-disciplinary construction consultancy providing a comprehensive range of professional services to the social housing sector.  Established in 1980 we have four decades of wide-ranging experience working with clients throughout the UK. 

The Role

Based at our modern Head Office in Huddersfield, this a new and fantastic opportunity to join our Contract Administration Team made up of Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers of varying experience from university graduates to more senior qualified professionals.  You will need to be both a team player with determination to drive projects forwards whilst also having the ability to work independently with well-developed leadership skills to support and assist more junior members of the team. 

The successful candidate will manage project tasks from inception to completion, be experienced and competent in the preparation of schedules of work/pricing documents, technical specifications, preliminaries, contract conditions, employers’ requirements, cost plans and estimates.   

This varied role will include for example: 

  • Procurement Advice – OJEU, leaseholders
  • Preparing Tender document and analysing Contractors Tenders
  • Advising on and preparing forms of Contract
  • Managing Interim Valuations
  • Agreeing Final Accounts
  • Advising on contract conditions, loss & expense and delay
  • Preparing cost plans

Ideal Candidate

  • BSc Quantity Surveying degree (would consider a Building Surveyor with the desired experience)
  • MRICS qualified
  • 10 years’ post qualification experience
  • Exposure to Clients in the social housing sector desirable
  • Astute commercial & contractual awareness
  • Sound knowledge and managing projects using standard JCT forms of contract and consultant appointments
  • Proven track record of managing refurbishment and new build projects
  • Knowledge of CDM, Party Wall matters and Site Inspections would be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal, communication and written articulation skills
  • Ability to negotiate and a methodical approach to work
  • Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel to projects throughout the UK

We actively encourage and support, both financially & professionally, continued professional development; priding ourselves on fully supporting our employees in achieving their career goals and ambitions.

Why join us?

  • Be part of a modern, forward thinking consultancy
  • Clear career progression
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3-5% Contributory pension scheme & four times salary life assurance
  • Payment of Professional Institute training/examination fees
  • Payment of professional subscription fees
  • Excellent fully funded training programme with regular in-house CPD events to support career development
  • Family friendly benefits
  • Flexible working environment
  • Fun social & team building events organised & paid for by the company
  • Long service reward scheme

Michael Dyson Associates Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

How to apply:

Upload a CV & covering letter along with details of your current and anticipated remuneration package.  NO AGENCIES PLEASE