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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SQPMKMK_1500893598
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Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

My client requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a £22m apartment complex to manage the financial and contractual element ensuring that general quantity surveying duties are performed to the highest standard and ensuring full contractual and monetary entitlement in the most advantageous terms to the Company.

    • Assist in the preparation of tenders as directed including checking of quantities for major elements
    • Ensure that you have full understanding of all bid allowances and that a detailed handover has been completed with the estimating team and you have clarity over the bid strategy and profit plan areas
    • Co-operate and work in partnership with the project team to ensure consistent delivery of successful projects in order to support the achievement of business unit objectives and to deliver target margins.
    • Support the Operations Manager to ensure that all significant project issues and correspondence and all necessary contractual processes have been observed, notices issued, records kept and documents stored by the team to protect the company's position, seeking advice from the Commercial Manager where necessary
    • Provide advice to the management team on contractual, valuation and measurement matters.
    • Prepare and implement the project procurement strategy with Operations Manager
    • Support the Group Procurement Department buying deals by ensuring they are communicated to subcontractors at tender stage and applied at order stage
    • Prepare subcontract enquiries including taking off quantities from drawings and formulating the tender list in consultation with the wider management team along with subsequent analysis and assessment of subcontract quotations.
    • Negotiate sub-contract packages to deliver the most favourable outcome for the company.
    • Support the Operations Manager in providing monthly reports to the customer, ensuring that such reports contain accurate forecasts of our rolling draft final account, full information concerning variations and record contractual notices
    • Evaluate submit and agree the price of C.V.I's and contract Instructions provisional sums, VE etc
    • Prepare and agree monthly valuations with the clients representative and ensure same are invoiced, paid, in full and on time
    • Prepare and negotiate interim valuations and final accounts including all necessary measurement as well as making sure that any agreement of variations with supply chain is documented.
    • Having full project(s) profit and loss accountability
    • Manage the CVR process, in conjunction with the Operations Manager, understanding and accurately forecasting project values, costs & margins against the target margin and profit plan, and agreeing changes and solutions with the Contracts / Project Manager prior to implementation
    • Forecast cash on an accurate and timely basis, ensuring that the cash position of the project is maximised without compromising our contractual arrangements and relationships with either customers or subcontractors & suppliers
    • Ensure profit plans are understood for each scheme/project and monitor and deliver on agreed areas and work on identifying further areas for recovery.
    • Raise alarm signals to the Commercial Manager when the contract is straying outside the cost
    • Assist in the preparation of 'claims' or other means of dispute management to correct an imbalance of cost and value. To include drafting and sending contractual letters.

In return you will join a contractor that is well known in the industry and not short of work and you will receive a competitive salary and enviable package.