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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Wath upon Dearne

  • Sector:

    Built Environment, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Dale Roberts

  • Contact email:

    droberts@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    DR-722

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    31 Mar 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-03 00:00:00

Location: Wath upon Dearne
role:  Quantity surveyor / Estimator 
Salary: £40,000-£50,000

A fantastic opportunity for a Quantity surveyor looking for a new challenge reporting directly to the director. The client deals with the Design, Detail, Manufacture and Erection of Structural Steelwork. So Similar background or experience needed. Great opportunity for a QS/estimator looking to progress or a managing QS looking for a change.

The Role:
  • Take commercial ownership of the projects from estimating the following contract award.
  • Liaise and provide commercial support to the internal buying department in the procurement of materials and any sub-contracted elements.
  • Prepare, submit and agree on monthly applications for payments as well as monitoring and ensuring prompt payment.
  • Lead and manage the change control process and ensure all variations to the contract are identified and priced to ensure a full recovery.
  • Negotiate and agree on the value of all variations with the client organisation.
  • Manage and maximise positive project cashflow including producing the weekly report
  • Monitor, analyse and manage all internal and external project costs.
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice and support to the Project Team.
  • Ensure all contractual notices and procedures within the contract are adhered to and fulfilled.
  • Prepare, submit and where appropriate agree on the final application for payment to the client.
  • Prepare the monthly internal and external commercial reports and CVRs
  • Ensure project compliance with all internal commercial and contractual governance.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

Experience in an estimating capacity within the main contractor/ structural steel business background 
The drive and ability to self manage workload
The ability to establish effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders


Qualifications & Experience:
This is a role for an experienced Quantity Surveyor from a principal contractor or consultancy background. The ability to be organised, disseminate information accurately and to meet deadlines is crucial. Full drivers licence required.


A track record of successful commercial projects should be demonstrated, with the following skills evident:
  • Multi-tasking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Team Working
  • Drive & Decisiveness
If this role may be of interest please send you CV to droberts@aktonrecruitment.com

if you would like to send you CV directly to me please send to droberts@aktonrecruitment.com