Here at Fortem we have had a very successful start to 2018 with various contract wins within the Midlands region, including a place on the Scape Framework. Due to this success we are pleased to confirm we are currently seeking a driven and professional Quantity Surveyor to join our team. This is a full time, permanent role based in the Midlands with travel throughout Warwickshire, Leicestershire & Northamptonshire to be expected.
As the Quantity Surveyor, you will negotiate with partners and control the commercial aspects of the supply chain in order to gear maximum leverage and create economically advantageous arrangements for Fortem. You will build long term, influential relationships with preferred suppliers to provide flexibility to changing business needs. You will also be responsible for ensuring contract compliance therefore understanding of NEC Contracts is essential.
Fortem have been awarded a place on the Scape Regional Construction Framework covering the South Midlands offering a variety of project types or programmes of work for the public sector in the region, including: New Build and Extensions, Refurbishment, Planned Remedial Works, Design and Build, Buildability Advice, Risk Management, Feasibility Support, Site Surveys and Post Occupancy Support. Project value will vary between £500k and £2.5m.
You will be joining a values based business with a true family ethos, with our people at the heart of everything that we do. Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for an employer who will welcome you, support you, and encourage you to be the best you!
Essential and Desirable Criteria
- Data interrogation skills
- Advanced Excel skills
- QS degree or equivalent
- Contractual awareness
- Negotiating, communication & presentation skills
- Knowledge of Supply Chain management
- Experience of management accounts
- Accounting skills
- Excellent Access skills
- Re-measurement skills
- Commercial contractor exposure
Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.
At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are: loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act. If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including company pension scheme, birthday leave, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, and many more!
*Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.
We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and reward your achievements.
Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.