Quantity Surveyor

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North West - Greater Manchester Permanent August 16th 2021 £45,000 - £50,000 + package BTC/FP//2021/1608QS Brian Colton

Quantity Surveyor


£45,000 - £50,000 + Package

Our Client, a well-established Main Contractor based in Manchester, are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team.

Working on a care home scheme with a value of approx. £8m, the Quantity Surveyor will be site based on various sites across the Manchester and Cheshire areas.

The Quantity Surveyor must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in financial and commercial management of projects up to the value of £10m, must have a Bsc in Quantity Surveying, and must show that you have successfully completed at last 2 projects for a main contractor.

Key Deliverables –

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Work and Outlook
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Be able to work within a team environment
  • Need to be able to work on their own initiative in accordance with pre-determined guidelines.
  • Full clean driving license.
  • Be able to prepare and review budgets
  • Advise when you are likely to exceed the budget constraints set by the site team. Advising the Contracts Manager if budgets are being exceeded.
  • Recommend most competitive subcontractors to Contracts Manager/Site Manager
  • Prepare, issues and check subcontract documentation
  • Must be able to produce and issues on time monthly applications and ensure that payment is received on time from the employer.
  • Deal with all commercial aspects of the contract with the Employer.
  • Provide accurate cost/value reports each month including accurate margin forecasts at completion
  • Review subcontract applications and make payments in accordance with agreed dates
  • Resolve low level disputes with subcontractors and PQS/EA
  • Seek advice in respect of any adjudications or legal actions
  • Seek advice in relation to the submission of claims from line manager
  • Produce detailed measurements of all works
  • Agree final accounts with subcontractors and Employer

Personal Attributes –

  • Characterised by commitment to personal and company success.
  • Proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead
  • Understand the values of the company and respond positively
  • Communicate positively and effectively
  • Focused, thorough, high level of attention to detail
  • Adaptable to the future demands of the industry
  • Highly enthusiastic and be committed