Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Preston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PSI Global are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work for a market leading international civil contractor to be based in Lancashire and to manage the commercial performance of a series of new and existing projects within the civil/infrastructure sectors. Work is due to begin September 2019 on the Major New Road - The Preston Western Distributor - linking Preston and Southern Fylde to the M55 Motorway.
Duties and Responsibilities:
* You will be responsible for cost controlling costs on all projects and ensuring budgets are achieved.
* Management of the Client relationships from a commercial perspective and ensuring all final accounts are agreed, whilst retaining the business relationship.
* Proactive engagement with the Project Managers on all live projects, to ensure the business goals are achieved and the commercial interest of the company are protected.
* Monitoring projects through design stage and working with the design team to ensure project deliverables are achieved and project risks are minimised.
* Issuing tender queries and preparation of tender reports and letting of sub-contract packages
* Preparing progress applications and cost reports, and monthly management accounts for each project.
* Reporting to management on the financial progression of projects
* Vetting all main contracts and negotiations of the commercial risks with perspective clients
* General participation in management issues of the company.
* You'll provide commercial assurance of project margin performance through accurate forecasting and identification of issues giving rise to commercial risk, management of commercial performance and cash flow.
Necessary Skills and Requirements:
1. Minimum of 2+ years' experience working on building/Civil projects in Ireland or the UK.
2. 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction economics.
3. A strong technical background in contracting is essential for this role.
4. A proven track record of quantity surveying fundamentals is essential.
5. Strong operational skills and an attention to detail, and experience of the design build process.
6. Good presentation and general management skills.
7. Strong written communication abilities and the ability to negotiate a strong commercial position for the company are also essential.
8. The ability to multi-task and take an overview on a large number of projects at any time