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Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southwark, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J898547_1547657661
Contact Name: Andy Coppock
Contact Email: andy.coppock@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: January 16, 2019 16:54

Job Description

Role: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Southwark, London

Salary: Competitive, plus car allowance & benefits

Our client, who is a major EPC Contractor, offering consultancy services in Engineering, Management and Construction, are seeking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team, working on a number of New Build Construction project wins in Southwark, London.

The role

The Quantity Surveyor will take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company's profitability, protect the company's legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Control all expenditure
  • Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
  • To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
  • Continual use of the sub-contract data base
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change
  • Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
  • Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development
  • Prepared to work within various geographical areas
  • Any other reasonable management request

Required Experience

  • Experience within a surveying position reporting to either a senior surveyor or a commercial manager
  • Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent level of numeracy
  • Excellent influencing skills
  • Full knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Higher Education Graduate Course in Surveying
  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Andy.Coppock@Russell-Taylor.co.uk

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