Quantity Surveyor

We are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the company’s objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including the agreement of variations, claims and any other additional payments:

Description of the Role

  • Ensure robust accurate and timely cost reporting on projects up to £6 million in value
  • Ensure accurate cash flow reporting
  • Carry out cost management including forecasting
  • Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans
  • Help ensure internal commercial processes are adhered to
  • Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
  • Evaluate terms and conditions of contracts entered in to and identify commercial risk
  • Ensure efficient engagement of supply chain
  • Build and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Manage subcontract letting, negotiation, and financial accounting
  • Prepare applications for payments
  • Liaise with client, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including the agreement of variations, claims, and additional payments
  • Contribute effectively to other functions within the business and operational site teams
  • Work with site management for forecast predicted costs
  • Share best practice and be proactive
  • Maintain deadlines
Skills required:
  • Previous experience in the construction industry (minimum of xx years preferred)
  • HND / degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying
  • Familiarity with all forms of building contractors
  • Understanding of construction law
  • Excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Desirable
  • Member of RICS or other professional body or working towards
  • CSCS card
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