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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham, WV3 9LQ
  • Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car allowance per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Nick Osman
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 391463NOS_1613150730

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Summary of Role:

Reporting to a Senior Quantity Surveyor or (Senior) Commercial Manager the key focus is

* Carrying out the commercial role on the project in line with company processes and procedures

* Develop and support junior team on projects.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business.

* Have a full understanding and appreciation of the contract under which your project is operating and the risks and opportunities this presents.

* Develop a high level of competence in the application of IT skills to facilitate own role

* Develop a wider knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information

* Use the CAFM platform to demonstrate our value to our clients.

* Have a clear understanding of the benefits and outputs available from our IT tools.

* Share best practice and knowledge of using the IT platforms with the wider Commercial/Project team.

* Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities

* Be an advocate for Lean management and encourage the operational and commercial teams to look for ways to improve our services and constantly improve.

* Identify, manage and continually demonstrate the value of our service to our clients through effective use of Management Information.

* Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment

* Develop high level of understanding of planning, programming and works order tracking to ensure accurate progress reporting

* Fully understand the project measures and performance criteria and influence the performance of our suppliers and teams against these metrics.

* Production of Timely accounts for use in managing the business

* Production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets

* Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

* Develop comprehensive understanding of financial models including cashflow turnover forecasts and project profit / loss statement.

* Manage and report on the clients budget as required within the contract and constantly strive to improve the value of the service we provide.

* Develop and in-depth understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to contracts.

* Assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of all accounts.

* Ensure the prompt identification of risks in projects and implement risk management techniques, risk registers and actions plans to mitigate the risks

* Ability to develop new ideas and developing it into a different approach.

* Develop understanding and working knowledge of project close out processes

* Contribute to direct reports performance appraisals

* Contribute to the development and learning of the junior Commercial team on the projects.

* Develop a good understanding of Employment law with particular regard to issues surrounding TUPE and Pension obligations and understand when to enlist professional help.

* Ensure that the commercial function is at the heart of the project team.

* Actively researches issues to identify alternatives actions and always look to implement optimum solutions.



Qualifications/Professional Membership:


Relevant Experience:

Projects - MOJ - Refurb - Framework

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