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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DW- 2019 - QS_1571309688
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

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One of the largest businesses in the country completing a diverse range of projects ranging from Apartment Blocks and Care Homes to Schools and housing projects.

Your Role
The role of the Quantity Surveyor is to take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project.

Responsibilities include;

  • Control all expenditure
  • Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
  • To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
  • Continual use of the sub-contract data base
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change

Your Experience

  • Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
  • Post graduate experience within a surveying position for Main Contracting business