Quantity Surveyor – Build & Civil

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum Company Car / Allowance, Bonus


My Client, is a large, well established Construction company working across both the Build construction and Civils, do to major influx of project workload they require QS's of both sectors.
Quantity Surveyor – Construction build / Civil
Role Overview
As Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for the commercial management of projects for external clients.
In this role you will report to the Managing QS.
Key Responsibilities
• Be aware and understand the companies Health and Safety procedures, promote the same to the supply chain and within Meldrum;
• Ensure compliance with company procedures and policies;
• Undertaking work in strict accordance with commercial tracking;
• Managing and delegating to subordinates as required
• Compile programme based cost to complete / project budgets
• Advising on procurement strategy;
• Preparing subcontract documents, including bills of quantities;
• Review contract conditions and report concerns or recommendations to the Commercial Manager
• Procurement of subcontractors;
• Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
• Managing costs on a wide variety of projects
• Undertaking costs value analysis including cost value reporting
• Performing risk and value management and cost control;
• Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks;
• Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
• Price up variations and obtain agreement with clients
• Valuing works as they progress and agreeing final accounts;
• Provide commercial advice to the site team as and when required;
• Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
• Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
• Assist senior management with the preparation of contractual claims
The main duties listed above are not intended to be exhaustive and may be revised in accordance with the requirements of the department and the company.
• Degree in the field of construction or equivalent
Experience / Skills
• 2+ years full-time QS experience if post-graduate or5+ years QS experience if no formal qualifications
• Experience in either commercial, retail, heritage and/or education construction
• Experience as a commercial lead on multiple projects
• To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
• Experience in housing construction
• To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
• To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.
• Ability to analyse and process technical data.
• The ability to manage workloads to ensure performance targets achieved.
• Good Communication and interpersonal skills.
• Well organised; flexible, committed, enthusiastic and innovative.
• Negotiation skills and experience
• IT Literate: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Knowledge and Other Relevant Factors
• Good Knowledge of construction contract law
• Able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the necessity for financial regulatory controls.
• Ability to advise on the financial aspects of construction
• Working knowledge of all types of building & construction contracts
• A high level of self-motivation and willingness to continually develop skills and knowledge
• Full, valid driving license and own card required
• Ability to travel regionally and nationally
• Should be able to visit and inspect construction sites including climbing and descending ladders and scaffolding where necessary

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.