Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Expiring today

Location
Preston
Salary
Market related
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
23 Aug 2017
Ref
AG-004
Contact
Kirsty Robinson
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Be Part of Our Growth – Come on-board!

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Preston Office

About Us

Anderton Gables are an ambitious and dynamic practice who recognise and reward contribution and don’t let a good idea get in the way of the best idea.  We are an award-winning Project and Building Consultancy with offices in the North West with a reputation for delivering commercially savvy advice to local and national clients including industrial, retail, office; both occupiers and landlords.

We are extremely growth focussed and are looking to achieve a 250% growth over the next five years as part of our business growth plan.  We have big ambitions and we require the best people to join our team to enable us to achieve this.

We couldn’t have achieved the success we have without our dedicated and hardworking professional team and Anderton Gables are fully committed to the professional and personal growth of our team.  Anderton Gables has a flat company structure giving employees the opportunity for fast track to the top.  We recognise and reward our employees by offering competitive salaries with a range of benefits which include: -

-        Competitive Salary - Depending upon experience

-        Full Time: 40 hours per week with opportunity for flexible working

-        Petrol / Mileage Expenses at £0.45 per mile

-        Fast track to the top for outstanding performers

-        Target driven bonus schemes with additional contribution bonuses

-        AG Academy - Training and Development Opportunities

-        25 days’ annual leave (increasing with service) + bank holidays

-        Pension with Employer contribution

-        Vitality Healthcare Package including ½ price membership at Virgin and Nuffield Centres

-        Inclusive Culture

-        Payment of relevant Professional accreditations

-        Regular Team Social and Charity Events

-        Wellbeing Support including Financial, Training and Nutrition

-        and many more.

We are looking for a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with experience in a variety of residential and commercial projects to join our growing company.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include but not be limited to:-

  • Provide advice onup to date market rates in respect of project costs
  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, cost reports, and other analysis and advise
  • Provide contract advise on JCT and NEC contract suites
  • Undertake analysis and appraisal of tender submissions,and cost reviews
  • Prepare tender documentation, Schedules of Work, and Bills of Quantities using various forms of measurement /Contracts
  • Act as Contract Administrator to fulfil both pre-andpost-contract roles
  • Produce financial reports and monitoring of actual and anticipated expenditure against cashflow forecasts
  • Carry out duties appropriate to the grade and Chartered nature of the post
  • Support and promote growth of the business, networking with existing and potential new Clients as and when required
  • Ability and experience of acting as Employer’s Agent
  • Adopt AG’s core values and work within a team environment

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential attributes:

  • Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or similar relevant qualification
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Good general understanding and experience of delivering PQS services on a range of building projects for clients in the public and private sector
  • Excellent working knowledge of contracts and procurement strategies, including contract administration of JCT forms of contract and experience in all pre/ post Contract Administration duties
  • Experienced in Cost Consultancy roles, such as cost forecasting / reporting, cost control, cost risk management etc
  • Excellent construction technology knowledge
  • Great communications skills and be comfortable liaising with clients directly and building strong working relationships
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience of industry package software – BCIS, NBS, JCT suite of contracts
  • Ability to act on own initiative

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