Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    England, England

  • Sector:

    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Paul Stroud

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A great opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team based nationally, with a requirement to be office based in either London or Chorley once per week.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will:

 Understand and implement the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the notices to record change etc.
 Ensure that all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company H&S procedures, work instructions and the Business Management System.
 In conjunction with the relevant project manager/team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project/s and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project/s to ensure delivery of required margins, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project costs to completion and final value.
 Manage cashflow and commercial risk on allocated projects.
 Liaise with the client, client representative and other 3rd parties on commercial issues, including agreement of additional monies.
 Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system, ensuring all financial information is managed and up to date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted as managed.
 Be accountable for the activities of any directly reporting quantity surveying staff, including mentoring junior members of the team and provide advice and guidance to other members of the team, as required.
 Provide commercial advice and guidance to other members of the team.
 Assist procurement in the preparation and issue of ITT's, subcontract documentation, enquiries, other documentation and negotiations.
 Ensure that sub-contractors accounts are managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions.

You will:
 Have a degree in Quantity Surveying.
 Hold membership of a relevant professional body, such as SCSI/RICS, desirable but not essential.
 Have substantial previous experience in quantity surveying within a relevant business environment.
 Have the ability to operate successfully in a commercial environment and have previous experience of managing project commercial performance.
 Have sound working knowledge of construction and contract law.
 Have detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes.
 Be a good decision maker who copes well under pressure.