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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 388287ASM

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Bank / Retail / Commercial Fit outs - Cheshire Based - Perm Role - £25,000 - £55,000 plus package

Reporting to - Managing Quantity Surveyor
Line management responsibility - Assistant Quantity Surveyor (where relevant)
Overall job purpose
• To consistently behave and interact in a way that supports the achievement of the company's overall vision of creating a special place to work and in line with the values of the business friendly and supportive, open, fair and challenging in support of a one-business culture
• To support the Commercial Manager in the management of all commercial issues including the management and development of quantity surveyors and trainee/assistant surveyors
• To take commercial responsibility for contract performance across the business unit/division to maximise both turnover and profitability
• To build positive relationships and influence at senior level both internally and with clients
• Resolving complex contractual disputes and seeking to raise commercial awareness within the business unit
• To encourage, mentor, and coach members of the surveying team
• All cost reporting
• Perform weekly project reviews and with directors as requested
• Undertake risk, value management and cost control
• Analyse and prepare tenders
• Build and maintain close relationships with the Contract Management teams
• Submitting and negotiating final accounts
• Preparing estimates of quantities
• Attending project de-brief meetings
• Validating applications from sub-contractors

Key areas of responsibility
Technical
§ Liaising directly with design teams and client representatives in preparation of tender
§ Commence all relevant work in relation to receipt of a tender enquiry such as analysing the project, breaking out subcontractor and supplier enquiries, selecting suitable subcontractors and suppliers
§ Undertake site surveys to analyse any potential risks and highlight as appropriate
§ Preparation of pricing documents and the formatting of these documents into the standard layout
§ Cost planning at pre-contract and post-contract stages
§ To maximise the Companys cash flow through accurate forecasting of payments and receipts, clear communication with clients and supply chain and swift reconciliation of any cash critical issues
§ Ensuring projects are run in a coordinated manner and in accordance with plans by assisting the contracts team
§ Management of subcontracts, main contracts, valuations and CTVs through to final accounts including preparation and placement of subcontract orders which creates a legally binding contract
§ Fair and reasonable assessment of sub contract valuations and final account agreement in a timely manner
§ Submitting valuations and resultant certification in relation to the progress of works and the value of the specific contract
§ Preparation and analysis of commercial reports: cash flow and monthly forecast sheets, accruals, and CTVs/CVRs for review with Commercial Manager and contracts team
§ Contributing to the Clients commercial reporting through preparation of timely cost reports and cash flow forecasts

Client
§ Applying strong presentation and communication skills when liaising with Clients and consultants
§ Using strong selling, negotiation and influencing skills when dealing with Clients and consultants to foster long lasting Client relationships
§ Liaising directly with design teams and client representatives to understand client requirements

The candidate
You will have a degree in BSc Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management or equivalent experience/memberships
You should have construction industry experience with a main contractor in a similar role
Must be able to travel, this role involves working on projects nationwide

Projects - Fit out and Refurbishment banks / commercial / retail
Salary details
£25 - £55k
Car allowance
Pension
Health care

Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist civil engineering and building recruitment consultant. If you have any questions on this role or any of my other roles, or if you want a general chat about the market / the kind of roles Im currently recruiting for dont hesitate to call me on 07980 006 436 with any questions

To apply please email your cv

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