Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 24 January by Midas Specialist Recruitment Ltd

Are you driven and dynamic and looking for an new exciting challenge in new build? If so, we would like to hear from you. We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor for our client who experiencing an impressive growth and have lots of new exciting new build projects due to commence. If you have a proven track record of acting as a Number 1 on site and enjoy leading projects and sub-contractors and staff this could be the role you have been waiting for.

Your new job as Senior Quantity Surveyor

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of the management team and be responsible for overseeing a number of projects typically from £6million to £20 million. The immediate projects you will be involved in are likely to be a mixture within leisure, commercial and student accommodation. Reporting to the Commercial Director you will have plenty of autonomy to make the role your own and lead projects, ensuring correct procedures are followed in terms of procurement, commercial and contractual aspects and that projects are managed in a timely and effective manner.

More about the role

·Review, assess and mitigate commercial and contractual risks of all projects

·Providing commercial and contractual advice where required

·Assist at pre-construction stages in the preparation of Bills of Quantities

·Production of CVR reports to include monthly profit and loss, forecasts and analysis

·Sub-contractor evaluation and procurement

·Site measurement of building works undertaken and signing off of interim claims for payment

·Agreement of variations to contract

·Authorisation of sub-contractor final accounts and monitoring against forecast

·Attending internal and external meetings

·Preparation and agreement of external Applications for Payment

·Agreement of Client variations

·Supervision and training and development of the team

·Attend internal and external meetings as and when required

·Produce and present commercial reports to the management team

·Ensuring business targets and objectives are met

·Cost control ensuring cash flow is maximised and payments are sent on time

·Carry out any other duties not listed which may be required

·Submission of monthly Profit and Loss reports

Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

·Previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor for a main contractor / construction business is essential

·Experience of working across a number of sectors which will be within one or more of the following, Commercial, Education, Retail, Medical & Student Accommodation

·Experience of personally taking new build projects from inception to completion from £6m-£20m

·Excellent working knowledge of construction techniques and processes

·Experience of various forms of standard building contracts

·Excellent communications skills both verbal and written

·Strong and confident ability to negotiate and make decisions with ease

·Good level of commercial awareness

·Driven with the ability to lead teams to achieve company objectives

What package is on offer for you

·Salary up to £65k

·Benefits to include: Car or Car Allowance of £6k, Pension, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance

What you need to do?

In the first instance, it would be great if you could call me for a chat to see if the role suits your aspirations

Required skills

  • Risk Management
  • Cost Management
  • New Builds
  • Procurement Contracts
  • Final Accounts

Reference: 34307045

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