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Quantity Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Quantity Surveyor

Job Role
To provide Quantity Surveyor services for Concertus Derbyshire Ltd.

Team worker:

Participate as a member of the Concertus team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service

Customer service:

Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and via face to face, telephone, email
To liaise with and give advice to clients. Liaison with all external agencies, private consultants, housing associations, etc. Dealing with Local and Government Departments, funding agencies and senior management of contracting organisations of all categories

Business delivery:

Reporting Arrangements and Main Contacts
Preparing feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, data bases, tender and other analysis and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project. Provide advice on and use of whole life costing techniques
To prepare high quality tender documentation including Bills of Quantities, Schedule of Works and Contract Sum Analysis using computer techniques. Undertake pricing documentation before tender period as and when required. Negotiating contract sums as necessary
Utilise industry software and guidance information such as BCIS and cost publications
Examination and analysis of tenders, prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile. Negotiate contract sums as necessary
To control all post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile. Assisting Contract Administrators and the like in the preparation of AI's, evaluation of claims for extensions of time, etc
To prepare final accounts and agree with contractor including verifying claims, dealing with audit procedures
Project manage the running of schemes, plan, set objectives, provide direction, programme, monitor, control and advise on related matters including issue progress reports and in post contract reviews
Undertake project management techniques to satisfy planning, interface with designers, agencies and all stakeholders, implement and maintain quality control requirements, financial management and project reporting requirements
Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations
Apply and report on the principles of risk management
Ensure that customer requirements are identified and agreed with the client. Collect all feedback information and monitor, particularly in conjunction with the SLA and client requirements
To ensure/contribute/lead on the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer
To contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients
Carrying out professional research projects. Assisting in the investigation, reporting and recommending the implementation of new procedures and techniques. Taking responsibility for the delivery of an initiative, commission or groups of commissions
Ensure the implementation and compliance of all Concertus policies, procedures and guidelines including the Concertus Health and Safety Policy
To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required by the Principal Quantity Surveyor

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members/line manager
Contribution to service delivery
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
Feedback from staff and managers, key stakeholders and clients
Service delivery performance indicators

It's essential you have:

A relevant degree or proven experience in Quantity Surveying
A clear understanding and experience of Cost Value Reporting
Experience managing Contractors works and packages
Cost interrogation experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
Ability to work effectively under pressure


Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
Deal with all contacts professionally
Communicate with all staff efficiently
Knowledge of the complaints handling procedure