Quantity Surveyor

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  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £200 per day

  • Contact:

    Scarlet Wilson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We are actively looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join a market leading Facilities Management company based in Birmingham.

Within this role, you will be responsible for managing all costs relating to mechanical / electrical installation & minor works within fast-track retail projects.

Main responsibilities;

  • To provide effective commercial and contractual support to operations on a number of major projects in accordance with procedures
  • To assist in establishing client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • To prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • To eliminate commercial risks in tenders during contract negotiations
  • To liaise with client's surveyors on financial matters in order to provide an accurate forecast of final accounts
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information
  • To provide assistance and advice to the commercial team on all contractual, financial and commercial activities on specified projects
  • To ensure timely submission and agreement of applications, cost plans, variation details, claims and other documentation
  • To liaise with clients on the production and agreement of account details and securing final payment without undue penalty
  • To maintain sub-contractor control ensuring close administration of accounts and reporting to the Commercial team on all significant debtors
  • To maintain costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • To review the sales ledger ensure accurate posting of the transactions.
  • To preform risk and value management and cost control
  • To carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales
  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts.
  • To manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable
  • Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub-contractor cost forecasting
  • To assist the operational teams with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information

Candidate specification;

  • Educated to HND or Degree level in quantity or building surveying or a construction-related subject
  • Demonstrable commercial experience.
  • Mechanical & Electrical quantity surveying experience in a building services background.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • IT Literacy and ability to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to demonstrate successful relationship building between company, clients and subcontractors in engineering construction industry.
  • Sound understanding of the implications of Health and Safety regulations

For more information on this role, please contact Scarlet Wilson on 01617071516.