Vacancy

Quantity Surveyor – Main Contractor

The Company

 

Our client has over 30 years’ experience in private and public sector new build and refurbishment contracts, undertaking contracts in the Education, Health, Industrial, leisure and retail markets. Working on buildings varying from hospitals, school, churches to sports halls and private residences, and their enviable track record is based on expertise, experience and responsive environment. Staff progression and development is important to the company. Recent successful tendering has led to a strong order book through 2018 which has led the need to selectively recruit for key commercial and operational roles within the business. Repeat business is important to the company, as well as successfully tendering. They work throughout London and the home counties, recent contracting include a £3.5m internal and external refurbishment of a listed school, refurbishment works at Queens Club, and a £1.3m office refurbishment in Fleet St.


The Role

 

Our client is currently looking for a progressive Quantity Surveyor that has knowledge of the new build and refurbishment processes within the main contract building environment typically covering education, healthcare, commercial, retail, leisure, residential and specialist projects.  The individual will be expected to take projects from pre-award tender process through to completion. There will be logical, transparent benefits with the development of this role as the success of the business stream develops. This is an excellent opportunity for those with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of a progressive organisation.  Your duties will include but will not be limited to:

 

  • Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required
  • Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines
  • Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts
  • Monitoring and explaining cost movements.
  • Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.
  • Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.
  • Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Director.
  • Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • Any other duties as required by the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Director.

 

About the Benefits/Rewards:

The base package is circa £60,000 – £70,000 and the company’s main ambition is to bring an individual into the organisation with the ability to grow and become a valued member of the team. There will also be a generous benefits package in addition the basic. The company encourages promotion for candidates that are enthusiastic and competent. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure.

 

Requirements:

The client is looking for someone with a main contract background, you must be driven and have a hard work ethic.  You must also have a structured permanent career. It would be preferable that you have a formal construction degree / qualification in Quantity Surveying. Our client wants someone that is Lateral thinking and highly developed problem-solving abilities should be coupled with a very strong academic background. It is essential you have experience overseeing a variation of new build and refurbishment projects.

 

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

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