Quantity Surveyor

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Are you a talented Quantity Surveyor, or are you aiming to be one? Can you demonstrate that you have experience of managing subcontractor relationships?

If so then you could be perfect for my client.

The Role:

In the Quantity Surveyor role you’ll report to the Head of Quantity Surveying and will be primarily responsible for effectively managing the cost and value on construction projects and to ensure that the project is completed within its projected budget.

Specific tasks include:

– Allocation of works packages to the supply chain

– Cost monitoring and reporting against construction projects to inform management accounts

– Allocating work to subcontractors, advising on procurement strategy and identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks

– Undertaking cost analysis for new build residential projects

– Identifying best practice procedures and review and reduce any processes that lead to excessive wastage

– Engaging with operational staff including trade foremen to ensure jobs are accurately recorded

– Ensuring work packages are procured in accordance with the current health and safety legislation and engaging with internal health and safety department at regular intervals

– Meeting appraisal targets and support the delivery and achievement of overall business objectives

– Adhering with section 7 of the health and safety at work act to take reasonable care of own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts and omissions

The Candidate:

To be the right person for Quantity Surveyor role you will need direct experience of managing subcontractor relationships.

We also need you to have prior experience of:

– Working closely with the client team and engaging with their key staff to assist in managing their budget and programme expectations

– Operational issues including productivity and programme matters including resourcing and output levels

– Ensuring the commercial functions are carried out to the appropriate internal and external legislative procedures

– Monthly reporting of cost and value position and forecast to management

– Producing cash flow forecasts for internal and client purposes

It’s important that you also have the following:

– An understanding of net costs including labour, materials and subcontractors

– Effective knowledge of contracts and subcontracts

– Effective communication and networking skills

– Knowledge of sub-contract procurement including the preparation of works package tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities where required

– Commitment to equality and diversity and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.

The Package:

The basic salary for the Quantity Surveyor role is up to £46,000 to £49,000 per annum.

The Company:

They’ve been around since 2011 and they are a company which works across all building trades including new build construction, refurbishment building services and commercial and industrial roofing projects.

The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive workforce and culture. They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

Think that this Quantity Surveyor role is right for you? Then we’d love to hear from you. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.

You could be right for this Quantity Surveyor position if you’ve previously worked as any of the following: Cost Consultant, Commercial Manager or as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.

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