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Quantity Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Quantity Surveyor
c£40,000-£50,000+ (DOE)

My client is one of the UK's largest manufacturers and suppliers of precast concrete with manufacturing facilities across the UK.  We are looking to add an Quantity Surveyor to the team.  

The main purpose of the job is to mitigate/minimise risk to the company and maximise profits through effective contract negotiation and management and you will be reporting into the Managing Quantity Surveyor 


  • Attendance of pre-contract meetings
  • Preparation and valuation of interim applications and final accounts
  • Identification and notification of variations
  • Administration of sub-contracts and sub-sub-contracts including issue of required Notices under the contracts
  • Negotiation of subcontracts and sub-sub-contracts
  • Preparation of payments for sub-sub-contractors
  • Negotiation and resolution of contractual disputes
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Assessing and managing credit risks
  • Monthly WIP reports for accounts specifying and making provisions for any known/potential risks
  • Support the on-going development of the company's position in its key sectors
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies including Health & Safety
  • Observe and comply with all good working practices.
  • Good knowledge of construction contract law
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Experience of administration of contracts and sub-contracts
  • Claims and dispute resolution skills and proven record
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Commercially aware
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Good computer skills with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office in particularly Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
  • Hold a valid driving license
  • Hold a current CSCS card
  • BSc (Hons 2.1) in Quantity Surveying (or similar)
  • Previous experience of working in the Precast Concrete sector
In return you will receive a competitive salary of c£40,000-£50,000 (dependent upon experience) and the opportunity to work for one of the leading UK concrete companies which career prospects.  If you would like more information on the role then please call Amanda Lau at Akton Resourcing.