Quantity Surveyor


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent October 2nd 2018 £40,000 - £45,000 PH/FP/10/18/QS

Quantity Surveyor

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

Location:Oldham

As the Quantity Surveyor you will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. You will provide accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure financial acumen of the project team meets business requirements.
  • Ensure that all reporting is accurate and completed to agreed timescales.
  • Ensure the project and programme contract, cost, quality and time targets are met.
  • Ensure prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and ensure that subcontractor payments are dealt with fairly and in accordance with subcontract terms and statute.
  • Supervise, mentor and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal professional development including PDP, welfare, safety competency and disciplinary matters.
  • Build a close relationship with delivery manager to ensure the goals for the distribution area are fully met, assisting the operations team with their customer relationship.
  • Maintain and coordinate all commercial reports required for the successful commercial management of the contract.
  • Preparation of the forecasting and reporting of costs against value to ensure that it is in line with the contract profitability forecast.
  • Ensure all subcontract issues are resolved, deferring to the senior quantity surveyor (or managing quantity surveyor) as appropriate.
  • Ensures compliance with all contractual requirements, provide support and training on both the contract and the schedule of rates to maximise value recovery.
  • Management of subcontract accounts including interrogation, procurement, payments, variations and final accounts.
  • Ensures all subcontractor commercial issues are resolved and payments are timely and correct.
  • Identifying, raising and pricing of variation in line with the change control process including identification, measurement claims and rogue rates.
  • Obtain maximum recovery through accurate measurement of the works completed.

Qualification & Skillset required

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline).
  • CSCS compliance
  • Working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB)
  • Detailed knowledge of company management systems including (or similar)
  • Procurement.
  • Risk management
  • Commercial and contractual knowledge, in various forms of contract
  • A working knowledge of current legislation
  • Negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating both to customers and suppliers.