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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Essex

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR344_1629798815

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Quantity Surveyor
Essex
£40,000-£45,000

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor at an intermediate level. The role is to work
alongside the commercial, project and design teams with the day-to-day financial control, reporting
and commercial performance of one or more projects from tender to final account. Main sectors of
work are Education and Health Care

Your duties will include:

  • Support in the submission of tenders by assisting with the production of Bills of Quantities, activity schedules and target costs to the required methods of measurement.
  • Ensure effective and up-to-date forecasting of project earned cost, value and cashflow, to ensure cash positive positions.
  • Liaising with the project team to report on and mitigate risks.
  • Assist in the commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable as required by the commercial director.
  • Cashflow management including timed applications / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Accurate valuations undertaken as required.
  • Procurement of subcontract trades as directed.
  • Assist with commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties.
  • Utilise Commercial Management Rules to ensure standards and consistency across the business.
  • Assist in implementing all our policies, company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliance across all projects as directed.

A Good knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • measurement and valuation.
  • budgets and forecast management.
  • administration of contract records
  • subcontract orders and procurement.
  • responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance.
  • A high level of IT literacy across packages including MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work on different projects simultaneously and maintain accurate and efficient work.
  • The ability to work closely with others, drawing information from a number of sources to provide the commercial director with well-informed options and achieve best outcomes.
  • Must be flexible and quick to adapt to support other work streams as and when required.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative manner and achieve positive outcomes for the business.

The company are happy to discuss individual requirements based on experience but are looking to offer:

  • £40,000 - £45,000 per annum.
  • Millage Allowance
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • State Pension option
  • Strong career progression
  • Company phone
  • Exciting projects