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Quantity Surveyor – Heritage & Restoration

  • £45,000 - £65,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

About the Company

Our client is a well-established, multi-award winning specialist contractor with 60 years’ experience of repair, refurbishment and heritage restoration of listed buildings and structures.  They are recognised within the industry for the standard of their service and the exceptional quality of their work. Furthermore, they have an excellent health & safety track record and have won many awards in acknowledgement of this.  Most of their work comes from repeat business and prestigious client referrals with whom they have built close relationships

Their heritage buildings and restoration projects range in values between £5k and £5m and they carry out work for a wide range of private and public sector clients.  Indeed, they work across all business sectors and get involved with many prestigious projects, including Ancient Monuments, Castles, Churches, Palaces, Ruins, Stately Homes and modern structures.

Our client are Investors in People accredited, have a supportive business culture and can offer ongoing training and opportunities for career development.

About the Role:

Due to our client’s increased workload they are currently looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor. You will be based in their head office which is located to the South of London, within the M25. Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • – Compiling the documentation required for tender selection interviews.
  • – Attend tender selection interviews
  • – At pre-commencement stage organise the financial budgets, place sub-contract orders and liaise with logistics’ director for an organised start.
  •  – Attend the site works including site meetings, assist preparing schedules of variations, co-ordinate valuations, co-ordinate the on-going budget through to final account.
  •  – Place orders with sub-contractors
  •  – Ensure long lead in items are ordered and programmed accordingly.
  •  – Assist the contracts manager on the overall project to ensure time frames met, budgets or variations adhered to through to a successful financial profit on costs.
  •  – Submit monthly projected figures and applications to the company manager.
  •  – Continuously monitor CVR’s.
  •  – Manage the financial file & correspondence
  •  – Complete any given project to obtain a financial profit on costs expended.
  • – Manage client expectations throughout the project to avoid conflict on financial issues

About the benefits / rewards:

  • – £45,000 – 65,000  + package (travel, health, pension)

Requirements:

  • – Previous experience and knowledge working on external construction projects. Listed, period and historic buildings is preferable.
  • – Degree educated or solid heritage restoration experience

Please contact: jon @ cityscapeltd.com or call 01923 750 095