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Project / Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £45k - 57k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Hi all
How are you?
I am recruiting again for the the below role
Quantity Surveyor – General Construction projects £500k - £10 million in value
Based in - Office is in West Lancashire - Sites all over Greater Manchester
Salary and package - TBC Depending on experience
General Overview -
Our client is looking for an experienced Project or Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team working on general construction projects in Greater Manchester.
The main role of the Quantity Surveyor will be to 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 companies 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.
Key Accountabilities
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
Any other reasonable management request
Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
Experience working on general construction projects of a similar size.
Post graduate experience within a relevant degree
Experience reporting to either a Senior Surveyor or a Commercial Manager
Skills and abilities
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent level of numeracy
Excellent influencing skills
IT skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc.
Key Attributes
Hardworking personality
Excellent Time Management
Can work alone as well as in a team
Ability to work under pressure
Prepared to work within various geographical areas
Flexible & adaptable
Good verbal and written communicator
Please email to apply if you want to discuss please call me on 07980 006 436