Vacancy

Senior Quantity Surveyor

 Senior Quantity Surveyor

Lewisham

£50,000 – £65,000

 

About the Company

Our award winning main contractor that specialises in Roofing, Maintenance, External and Internal Refurbishment are expanding their team. As a company they take great pride in delivering a professional service of the highest quality and they have been nominated to be one of the top 10 contractors in the UK. . As a company they are fair and reasonable to work for, they treat their staff equally and support them to progress within the company. This is real opportunity to develop your career and become part of a vibrant and expanding business.

About the role

To be a part of this remarkable award winning team you need to have a minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in planned works. My client is looking for a qualified Senior Quantity Surveyor to be a part of their commercial team in Lewisham working on a £50 million major works external project. To be considered for this role you need to have a good work ethic and should be able to work well within a team of Surveyors with different levels of knowledge, if you are successful with this position you will be accountable for:

 

  • Control all expenditure
  • Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
  • To assist the Operations Manager with pre-start planning and programming
  • Selection of Sub-contractors for works in accordance with company Sub-contract procurement requirements.
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Operations Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Commercial Manager / Operations Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change
  • Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
  • Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development
·         Control all expenditure

·         Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts

·         To assist the Operations Manager with pre-start planning and programming

·         Selection of Sub-contractors for works in accordance with company Sub-contract procurement requirements.

·         Sub-contract procurement and commercial management

·         Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts

·         Change management control

·         Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities

·         To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting

·         Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout

·         Assist the Operations Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required  information to carry out their work

·         Liaise with the Commercial Manager / Operations Manager over contractual issues and take action as required

·         Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts

·         Process subcontractor requests for payment

·         Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects

·         Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases

·         Attend project and company related meetings

·         Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement

·         Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation

·         Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times

·         Be responsible for your safety and others around you

·         Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change

·         Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors

·         Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development

 

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience working as a Quantity Surveyor for a main contractor.
  • Experience working on Decent Home Frameworks – Internal & External.
  • Experience of undertaking projects independently and seeing them through to completion.
  • An understanding of Contract Law and Insurances
  • Working knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles
  • Trained and experience in JCT Forms of Contracts and recent updates, along with awareness of NEC and PPC2000 contractual obligations.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Microsoft Office experience with a good understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability to check editing and errors.
  • Enthusiasm and results focussing

About the Benefits / rewards: Our client offers excellent opportunities in order to progress your career within the business. The salary is dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience within the industry, the offer is between £50,000 – £65,000.

 

Send CV applications to charlotte @cityscapeltd.com or call on 01923 750 095

 

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