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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: Up to €400.00 per day
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Highways & Transport
  • Job reference: BBBH381836

Job description

Role: Quantity Surveyor

Client: Devon Highways

Location: Exeter

Placement Start Date: 26th November 2018

Placement End Date: 24th May 2019

Pay Rate: £400.00 PSC

Job Purpose

  • Provide commercial support for a project, working closely with the operational teams.
  • Provide guidance at various phases of a project where possible.

Health, Safety & Environment

Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies

Implement the relevant requirements of the Company Safety Management System in relation to Sub Contractors

Comply with the relevant requirements of the Environmental Procedure in relation to Sub Contractors.

Principal Duties & Accountabilities

  • Cost and Value management
  • Assist with preparation, maintenance and agreement of Project accounts
  • Assist with providing commercial and financial reporting information
  • Ensure compliance with standards and procedures in respect of Commercial activities
  • Subcontract procurement and management
  • Assist with claims management
  • Assist with control of project documentation
  • Recording and assisting with management of change
  • Adherence to policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc duties as job requires

Job Facts & Figures

  • Project size varies from £5m to £300m
  • Assisting with training of Graduates, Assistants and Trainees

Key Performance Requirements

  • Assisting with optimisation of commercial return on a section or whole project.
  • Assisting with control of cost, value, cash management, change and risk on a section or whole project.
  • Assisting with timely detailed reporting to Managing Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager.
  • Assisting with development of all staff within job holders area of responsibility.
  • Assisting with timely procurement of subcontractors in accordance with company procedures.
  • Contribution towards continued improvement within the business.
  • Obtaining corporate membership of the RICS and/or ICES

Key Working Relationships

Some responsibility for Commercial staff (under guidance)

Liaison with:

Internal - Project and technical staff

External - Clients and clients representatives, 3rd parties associated with the project, Designers and Consultants (limited), Subcontractors, Suppliers

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Degree or equivalent level qualification in Quantity Surveying or related construction subject
  • Relevant commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation
  • Relevant CSCS Card

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