Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J909848_1630420593
Contact Name: Jack Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2021 15:36

Job Description

Here at Russell Taylor, we have a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our project in the Southwest where we are a delivery partner on a key infrastructure project.

Key responsibilities
· Providing support to Commercial Manager
· Leading and developing the efficient and effective management and issue of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
· Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Project Director/Manager
· Preparing monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed within deadlines
· Producing monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Budget reports
· Liaising with the Customer's commercial team
· Ensuring effective and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures
· Ensuring registers of variations, delay, extension of time applications and claims are contemporaneous and maintained
· Producing records of pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary
· Review value management and advise on Risk management
· Prepare, review and complete of sub-contract documentation

About you
· Extensive post-graduate commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement
· Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen
· Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working
· A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
· Extensive experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems
· Including filing systems and document control and distribution
· Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout reports
· Extensive experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence and the facilitation of collaborative solutions
· Experience of developing & implementing procurement and contract strategies
· Proven negotiating and team-working skills with the ability to motivate and lead a team
· Strong analytical skills
· Demonstrable legal, contractual and construction knowledge
· Experience in implementing and delivering strategic objectives and associated change programmes
· Confidence and ability to assert influence

· Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree
· Full Membership or working towards RICS or CICES

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