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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

  • Contact email:

    alau@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AL-214

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-06

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-07

Senior Quantity Surveyor
c£50,000-£55,000+ (DOE)
Lincolnshire

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 a Senior 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 

Role:

  • 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.
Requirements:
  • 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
Desirbale:
  • 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£50,000-£55,000 (dependent upon experience) and the opportunity to work for one of the leading UK concrete companies whi