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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Brixton, London
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Managing Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEB-0975_1543490769
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Job description

Position: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £85,000 - 95,000 + Car / Car allowance + Pension + Health

Region: South London based, covering schemes in Central London

Industry: Construction

My client is seeking a Managing Quantity Surveyor. Initially to be based on a £35M Design & Build scheme whilst overseeing one other commercial scheme, circa £25M. Reporting directly into a Commercial Manager.

The organisation is a main building contractor who has a reputation in delivering high quality schemes ranging from £10M to £100M in value. The company carry out work across all sectors; however their reputation is strong in the sectors of Commercial/ Education/ Mixed-use/ Healthcare.

This company offers a good salary and benefits and has a strong forward order book; the business is well respected and has proven sustainable success.

  • Manage and develop the commercial team, ensuring workload is covered effectively and to ensure compliance and processes are being followed
  • Ensure that commercial and administrative systems, budgets and cost control procedures are utilised
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
  • Produce/ compile accurate forecasts/ budget information and produce accurate reports to client, maintaining and improving client relations as well as ensuring full entitlement under the contract is achieved
  • Ensure contract commercial deliverables and timescales are met
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks

Candidate Profile:
  • Holder of a Full Driving Licence
  • Holds the relevant qualifications (e.g. Degree in Quantity Surveying)
  • Experience within a similar role (1-2 years minimum at MQS level)
  • Experience of identifying and managing commercial risks and opportunities
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbally with clients, colleagues and the public)
  • Good organiser and ability to prioritise

If this sounds like you and you'd like to find out more or be considered for this role then please get in touch. The ideal location for the works would be for a candidate residing in Central / South London.