Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £40.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J893828_1513179622
Contact Name: Brian Berry
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2017 15:40

Job Description

Overview of Role:

We are currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join a client focused team within the Warrington office. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our Quantity Surveying team.

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing all core Quantity Surveying services on a number of interesting projects, for a number of clients across a variety of sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project.

To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances.

To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures.

Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies.

Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors

Cost Planning including:

Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals.

Preparation of elemental cost plans.

Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations.

Value engineering studies

Procurement including:

Providing advice on procurement strategy

Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists

Preparing and issuing tender documents.

Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors

Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations

Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports

Preparation of contract documents

Complaint tenders

Post Contract Quantity Surveying including:

Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments

Preparing certificates

Managing change control in accordance with contracts

Producing cost reports and cost forecasting

Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events

Attending progress meetings

Promote commercial awareness throughout project

Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required

Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team

Developing Commercial Strategies

Developing Acquisition Strategies

Person Specification:

Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline

Strong technical delivery experience

MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body

Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner

Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience

Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services

Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery

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