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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH379498

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Lancashire - Civil Engineering

The client

My client are a Traditional Civil engineering Contractor based in the Lancashire area. They work within a wide range of different sectors including (but not all) roads, bridges, earthworks, groundworks, rail, drainage etc. This client is well established, they have a good reputation and they have won a number of awards. Typical projects are between £3 - £6 million in value. You will be site based on your own 1 if not 2 projects (split week if based of multiple projects). You will also be required to visit the head office once a week (based in Lancashire). You will be reporting straight into the commercial manager.

The Role

Lead Commercial quantity surveyor running 1 / 2 projects.

Preparing tender and contract documents, this will include bills of quantities with the client.

Ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company's Procedures.

Performing risk, value management and cost control.

To co-operate with, report to and implement the reasonable directives of the Senior Commercial Manager

Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations in the UK

To ensure in consultation with the project team that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner so as to protect the Company's position in its trading activities.

Performing Value management and cost control.

Prepare accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates to the level of responsibility delegated by the individuals supervisors.

Arranging payments and valuing completed work.

To assist the project team in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into sub-contracts.

Record and analyse the impact of variations/design cost control/value engineering.

Participate and advise on programme/delay issues arising from change/variations and to prepare claims for extensions of time.

To prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts.

Participate or lead in Project Meetings.

To participate in dispute avoidance or alternatively resolution.

Ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.

Strong client facing and negotiating skills

The candidate

Must have experience running a civil engineering project, as the number one Quantity Surveyor, from start to finish (procurement to final accounts)

In depth knowledge or different kinds of civil engineering projects such as roads, groundworks, earthworks, bridges etc.

All applicants with have a strong technical knowledge of the construction industry.

Candidate personality skills - hardworking, ambitious, driven, excellent communication skills

Required skills

Holds a relevant CSCS Card.

Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.

Experience of managing, mentoring and developing staff.

Multiple years' experience with a reputable main build contractor.

Proficient in the use of MS Packages e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Preparation of Bills of Quantities, monthly valuations, final accounts etc Experience in leading tender submissions

Desirable Qualification but not essential - Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS, CIOB, ICES (desirable).

Salary Details

£40,000 - £55,000

Car allowance / Company car

Healthcare

Life Insurance

Fuel Card

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv

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