Quantity Surveyor, Eastern Counties

Ref# QS3
Date Posted: 05 July 2024
Applications Close: 30 April 2024 12:00 pm

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our Commercial team as a Quantity Surveyor. This is an excellent opportunity to gain invaluable experience and to progress your career with a highly reputable construction company, within a high standards and high rewards environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Regular site visits and liaising with the production team.

  • Preparing and reviewing tenders with estimators and assisting with understanding the client's requirements to offer value engineering.

  • Providing early cost advice to clients on variations and ensuring only authorised variations are undertaken.

  • Offering technical advice on drawings and ensuring each projects have the correct documentation.

  • Managing the end-to-end commercial aspects of the assigned projects to maximise value and collaborating with the Finance and Procurement departments accordingly.

  • Ensuring all commercial accountabilities are undertaken in a timely manner, with a high degree of accuracy and measure.

  • Analysing rates & prices and agreement of variations and / or compensation events as required.

  • Identification and analysis of potential debt risks and negotiating financial reconciliation with third parties to provide reasonable solutions.

  • Forecasting monthly and annual profit figures ensuring figures are maintained throughout the lifetime of the project.

  • Understanding the principles of safety on sites and projects.

  • Supporting the safety Director and safety team in the application of safety policy and practice.

  • Ensuring that any safety concerns are addressed immediately with the support of the safety team and Directors as appropriate.

  • Building strong working relationships with clients including social networking.

  • Allocating work to sub-contractors including assistance with procurement when required.

Qualifications

  • GCSE Minimum 7 A-C / 5-9 including math’s and English.

  • Minimum 3 A-Levels at Grade B and above or equivalent BTEC.

  • HNC Level 4 Qualification in Construction/Building or equivalent.

  • Relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor.

  • Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrate an extremely high level of confidentiality.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to gather and analyse information skillfully.

  • Must be highly motivated and be willing to work hard.

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