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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £45k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

Anderselite are currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor, the successful candidate will work with a dynamic team and have the opportunity to grow their knowledge and experience. This in on behalf of a tier one contractor, location is site/office based with some hybrid working may be available.

Key responsibilities:
• Provide accurate and up to date Information to Line Manager
• Ensure contract financial transactions are completed on time and in accordance with contract terms and legislation
• All claims and disputes are resolved in an amicable and timely fashion making sure that subcontractor and supplier payments are expedited.
• Timely submission of Accounts
• Maximisation of sales / variations
• Working closely with Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager in maximising profit on the contracts
• Monitoring / scrutinising of costs and productivities
• Highlighting areas of concern / loss on any part of the contract
• Provide accurate and up to date commercial information to the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager for interim Project reviews and Project progress and monthly cost reviews
• Monitor and maintain positive cash position for the projects.
• Provide monthly RBM reports, subcontractor liabilities, WIP information
• Support meetings with project teams to discuss cost v sale
• Ensure accurate and timely administration of subcontracts and client contracts in accordance with the terms and conditions within
• Ensure deadlines are met in line with the commercial calendar
• Provide tendering support to procurement as required
• Final Account, Preparation, Audit & Agreement
• Subcontractor engagement
• Assist Procurement to raise subcontract orders – complete subcontractor request forms and variations
• Working in compliance with the contract management tools ie…. Asite, IFS or any such other management tool as required.
• Ad hoc duties as job requires

Responsibilities include:
• Maintaining good relations with clients and their representatives.
• Representing the Company’s interest at meetings held relating to the work under their control.
• Supporting staff to perform commercial/contractual duties as necessary.
• Liaising with other departments to provide information to improve the service provided and received by the Commercial / Financial Departments
• Preparation of monthly, interim and final valuations, applications for payment, reconciliations of valuations and costs, and certification of amounts for contract, sub-contractors, specialists and suppliers.
• Providing the necessary information to enable an accurate and regular review of cash flow and position on contracts to be maintained.
• Recovery of all monies to which the Company is entitled in return for all work undertaken.
• In conjunction with the Procurement Manager, placing of supplier agreements and sub-contracts on work under the Quantity Surveyor’s control.

Duties include:
• Ensure understanding and adherence to all contract obligations by stakeholders.
• Prepare detailed projected financial outcomes and valuation / cost reconciliations for contract control meetings.
• Liaise with other departments to provide controls to operate during progress of contracts.
• Prepare, submit and agree interim and final valuations with client representatives.
• Prepare contract final accounts.
• Ensure that supplier agreements & sub-contracts are placed/ managed in accordance with Company procedure.
• Ensure that all instructions received from client’s representatives are acted upon and all contract obligations are adhered to.
• Ensure the company’s interest are fully protected by contractual compliance
• Organise, in liaison with senior management, the preparation of contractual claims.
• Provide the Commercial Manager with sufficient information to enable the preparation of monthly and quarterly records of cash flow controls to be maintained.
• Advise senior management of all issues which may have an impact on the performance of the Company, whether commercial, operational or otherwise.

• A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering (or similar)
• Diploma in Construction law would be advantageous.
• 5 – years + relevant experience required.
• Experience in NEC3/4 preferred but not essential
• Strong Commercial Focus.
• Experience in Public Works Contracts
• A member or working towards accreditation of a relevant Professional Institution.
• Full Clean UK Driving License


Please contact Harry Sharrard at Anderselite for further information, via LinkedIn.