Senior Quantity Surveyor

Permanent
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

CV-Library

THE COMPANY

The UK's largest provider of scaffold and access solutions are looking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor based from their Regional Office in Birmingham.

Proud to be playing a part in Building Britain, working collaboratively with the best main contractors in the sector.

Exellent Salary + Car Package + Benefits available to be discussed in confidence.

JOB PURPOSE

Working within the Birmingham region the Senior Quantity Surveyor will work with the wider team to ensure the profitability of allocated projects. You will undertake full quantity surveying/cost management on projects including pre-contract tenders, cost planning, and contract administration contracts.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

* Provision QS support for all projects within the Birmingham region

* Attend customer meetings

* Understanding of current and new contracts within the region

* Highlight and mitigate risks on projects

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

* Working with the commercial, operations and in-house Design Team to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget

* Assist in the preparation of initial budgets and cost plans

* Support the preparation of tender packages, analyse and compare on quotations received, make recommendations for appointment

* Complete sub-contract documentation in accordance with company procedures

* Manage work packages from appointment through to final account including certifying payments and issuing the appropriate notices as required by the sub-contract

* Monitoring works packages against budget, assessing variation claims and preparing reports for Client

* Submitting timely requests for payment, agreement of these with Client's representative where appropriate and ensuring payments are received in accordance with agreed timescales

* Monitoring project progress (in conjunction with Contracts Manager) and issuing appropriate notices to Client

* Internal cost reporting

* Attend customer meetings to present solutions and discuss proposals

* Ensure that all administrative tasks are carried out efficiently

* Ensure familiarisation with best practice and industry guidance and implement as appropriate

* Support and promote a team culture and company values

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal – Responsible to Regional Manager – Birmingham. Liaising closely with colleagues in commerical, business development and operations teams.

External – Key customer contacts

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

* Senior level QS experience with a Main Contractor working on major projects.

* Degree in Quantity Surveying (advantageous).

* Willingness to respond positively to new challenges faced by the business.

* Strong communication skills and ability to challenge the 'status-quo'.

* Commercial accumen.

* Excellent numeracy skills

* Strong IT skills

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