Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £60000 - £65000/annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000/annum


Summary of Role:
To be responsible for the financial management of planned works projects ensuring that financial targets are achieved.
To provide an effective interface with clients, consultants and subcontractors agreeing the value of work and to ensure payments are received and made within contract timescales. To report back to the business all Commercial and Financial aspects of the Contracts you are responsible for to your line manager.
Understanding the key financial risks associated with the Contract(s) you are responsible for and take all necessary measures to mitigate and report back to the business on the status of these Risks.
Key Tasks:
* To liaise with clients and their representatives to ensure their requirements are understood and all contract requirements met.
* To attend contract meetings both within Milestone, with our clients and with sub-contractors to ensure the smooth running of the project(s).
* Ensure all Contract Set-up and close procedures are followed.
* Improve Contract profitability from tender margins and consistently year on year throughout the term of the Contract.
* Procure subcontractors and produce an accurate and complete subcontract order which ensures commercially
* advantageous rates and encompasses all main contract and client contract conditions.
* Milestones unique direct delivery models offer unique commercial & operations benefits. You the need to lead (& support where needed) our timely procurement activities for materials is likely.
* To liaise with the site and project managers to ensure maximum efficiency of working methods and material procurement.
* Pre-survey works and accurately price works database for onward transmission to Cost Consultant or Client.
* Substantiate submission with Cost Consultant if necessary.
* Visit site and prepare regular external valuations ensuring all variations and additional works are incorporated and reach agreement with the client’s representative as to the value.
* To assist site and project managers in the identification and recording of variations.
* Regularly check and value subcontractors work, agree valuations and produce payment certificates, in accordance with sub-contract conditions. This may involve the use of our innovative Payapps platform.
* Monitor labour and material costs and assist in the managing of these costs to ensure profitability is maintained.
* Work within a team of Quantity Surveyors reporting to the Commercial Manager in an effective manner to
* ensure all critical deadlines are met, specifically submission of valuations, internal CVRs, internal forward work plans, sub-contract ordering, valuing of sub-contract works and processing sub-contract payments all in accordance with deadline schedules set by your line manager. ·
* Prepare and agree final account documentation including claims etc for both client and subcontractors
Skills / Attributes:
* A recognised quantity surveying qualification at HND level or higher is essential
* A minimum of 5 years relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor is required.
* A minimum of 1 year relevant experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor is required (or) with atleast 1 direct report.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. and IT skills including advanced Excel, Microsoft Project, Outlook, Teams and Word.
Qualifications and Specialist Training:
* CSCS Card
* SMSTS and Asbestos Awareness
* Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
* Proficient understanding of various contracts (JCT MTC and/or TPC)
Relevant Job Experience:
* Experience of working on social housing refurbishment projects
* Experience of working on measured term contracts
* Managing direct tradesand Material procurement
* Sub-contractor procurement and management
Special Conditions:
This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and /or the needs of the business

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