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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Managing Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Company Car + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DW-19-015MQS_1533653596
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Job description

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One of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups for 100 years. The company has helped to shape the world around us and is at the forefront of the construction industry.

Your Role

The role of Managing QS requires an experienced professional with substantial experience at a Senior level within a QS or Commercial function.

An opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maximise recovery through Clients and Subcontractors accounts.
  • Optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts.
  • Provide assistance to Financial Department in the recovery of outstanding monies.
  • Monitor and facilitate the recovery of retention and the like.
  • Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts.
  • Monitor that subcontract conditions are 'Back to Back' with main contract conditions or with maximum risk transfer.
  • Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating Department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main contracts and resource availability for forward workload
  • Claims preparation and recovery
  • Provide monthly Cost Value Reports and monthly Margin Analysis in conjunction with Line Management
  • Forecast Out-turn Margin/Commercial Analysis / programme / progress in conjunction with Line Management and review monthly.
  • Forecast contract turnover in conjunction with Line Management and adjust as necessary.
  • Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
  • Responsibility for RICS / CIOB training requirements with specific responsibility for certain APC candidates.


Your Experience
  • To be successful you will have experience of working within the Construction industry, specifically on mixed use residential developments including Extra Care.
  • Previous experience at Senior or Managing QS or Commercial Manager level is essential for the role. Degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).