​Quantity Surveyor – Residential

Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Lancashire Permanent March 10th 2021 £55,000 - £60,000 + package BTC/FP/2021/1003QSR Brian Colton

Quantity Surveyor – Residential


£55,000 - £60,000 + Package

Our client is a main contractor based in the North West who due to successfully work winning has a requirement for a Quantity Surveyor based in the North West area. Working on residential new build projects ranging in value from £10m - £15m.

Key Objectives:

  • To consistently behave and interact in a way that supports the achievement of the company’s overall vision of creating a special place to work and in line with the values of the business; friendly and supportive, open, fair and challenging
  • To support the Senior QS/Commercial Manager in the management of all commercial issues; including the management and development of quantity surveyors and trainee/assistant surveyors
  • To take commercial responsibility for contract performance to maximise both turnover and profitability.

Key Deliverables:

  • To maximise the Company’s cash flow through accurate forecasting of payments and receipts, clear communication with clients and supply chain and swift reconciliation of any cash critical issues
  • Ensuring projects are run in a coordinated manner and in accordance with plans by assisting the contracts team
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with contract management teams and key consultants to support the overall progress of the project
  • Liaising directly with design teams and client representatives
  • Management of subcontracts, main contracts, valuations and CTV’s through to final accounts including preparation and placement of subcontract orders which creates a legally binding contract
  • Submitting valuations and resultant certification in relation to the progress of works and the value of the specific contract
  • Preparation and analysis of commercial reports: cash flow and monthly forecast sheets, accruals, and CTV’s/CVR’s for review with Commercial Manager and contracts team
  • Responsible for the overall financial control of the contract; controlling and monitoring any contra charges and variations against financial plans
  • Attending and contributing to meetings; cascade team meetings, commercial/op meetings, client progress meetings where necessary
  • Continually seeking opportunities to enhance relationships and service provision to clients, both internal and external
  • Undertaking learning and development activities to enable improvement in personal performance effectiveness