​Project Quantity Surveyor

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North West - All Permanent July 22nd 2019 £40-45k plus car allowance, pension, healthcare, pension, 24 days holiday APH/FP/2019/0205PQS Pippa Holland

Project Quantity Surveyor


£40-45k plus car allowance, pension, healthcare, pension, 24 days holiday

The successful candidate will be site based on various sites under the direct supervision of the Commercial Manager.

They will need to demonstrate a proven track record in financial and commercial management of projects up to 11m in value they must show that they have successfully completed at least 4 projects as the lead QS. The Candidate may also work on projects up to the value of £1m as dictated by workload.

They will need to be responsible for any staff under their direct supervision, offering them support and mentoring.

The successful candidate will be in possession of a BSc in Quantity Surveying.

They need to be willing and keen to undertake further training applicable to the career development program.

Key Deliverables

The Candidate will need to demonstrate the following key deliverables.

Practical skills:

  • IT Skills; Have a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Time management; Be able to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Teamwork; Be able to work with a team environment
  • Initiative: Need to be able to work on their own initiative in accordance with pre-determined guidelines
  • Budgets: They will need to prepare and review budgets
  • Financial control: Advise and ensure the site team are working within the budget constraints.
  • Subcontract procurement: Recommend most competitive subcontractors to contracts manager/site manager
  • Subcontract documentation: They will need to prepare, issue and check subcontract documentation.
  • Interim Valuations: Must be able to produce and issue on time monthly applications and ensure that payment is received on time from the Employer.
  • Contract administration: Deal with all commercial aspects of the contract with the Employer
  • Cost reports: Provide accurate cost/value reports each month including accurate margin forecasts at completion
  • Subcontractor payments: Review subcontract applications and make payments in accordance with agreed dates.
  • Measurement: Produce detail measures of all works
  • Final accounts: Agree final accounts with subcontractors and Employer

Personal attributes

The Candidate will need to demonstrate the following personal attributes.

  • Attitude: characterized by commitment to personal and company success
  • Proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead
  • Values: the person must understand the values of company and respond positively
  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively
  • Structured approach: focused, thorough, high level of attention to detail
  • Adaptable to the future demands of the industry
  • Highly enthusiastic and be committed

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.