Senior Quantity Surveyor

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + plus package
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Our Client is a leading international infrastructure group. They finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth. They provide the essential infrastructure assets societies need to function, develop and thrive. Their teams operate across the full infrastructure lifecycle: finance, design and project manage, develop and construct, operate and maintain assets.

Role Overview

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their Major Projects team in the South West, and initially be assigned to a multi-million new build project in the region. We require someone with a civil engineering project background to oversee the commercial package management of the civils/building subcontractors on the project. Works include, groundworks, RC Concrete, external works, steel & cladding packages etc.

Role Responsibilities:

??? Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
??? In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member(s), be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
??? Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
??? With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
??? Preparing cash flows for payments in and out
??? Assisting with sub-contract tender process and support the preparation of sub-contract documentation
??? With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value

Role Requirements:

??? Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
??? Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
??? Knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
??? The ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projects
??? Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
??? Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts
??? The ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
??? The understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
??? Proficiency in administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
??? Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
??? Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
??? Effective negotiation skills - both with internal and external customers

This challenging and exciting opportunity, requires an individual with a strong commercial background, preferably with demonstrable experience within the construction industry and preferably working on large value civil engineering frameworks/projects. A highly attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work and forward career progression.

We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, religion/belief or nationality