Quantity Surveyor

Approach Personnel Ltd
£30k - 40k per year + car allowance, pension, healthcare
04 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Quantity Surveyor Roles and Responsibilities: To help price tenders with the Directors as and when necessary, ensuring competitive priced projects to gain ongoing works. Working with the Estimator, set up Pre-Cost Estimate sheets for each job prior to commencement. Work with the Commercial Director in monitoring costs against the Pre-Cost estimate. Carry out regular site visits to attend Scoping meetings, and carry out re- measures with Clients and Sub Contractors, prior to valuations and Final Accounts Working with the Project Managers, and Directors, prepare interim valuations to the Client and Client Agents, escalating to the Commercial Director if Certs are overdue. Working with the Project Managers, monitor and keep track of project progress, taking responsibility for the measurement and valuation of the CVO (variation process) during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account Assist the Commercial Director, in preparing and issuing contractual letters to clients and / or sub-contractors as and when required. Assist the Commercial Director to provide accurate and cost effective Sub-contract negotiation and letting as and when required. Assist the Commercial Director to provide certification of Sub Contractor monthly valuations, purchase orders and Final Accounts as required. Working with the Project Managers and Office Administrator, take commercial control for the snagging and O & M process to ensure we can apply for 100% of the value of Projects as early as possible. Working with the Financial Manager and Commercial Director in providing Cost reconciliations/forecasts/cash flows (CVR) to be undertaken every month on each project, for discussion at Management meetings. Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered. Assist the Commercial Director with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time. Supply all relevant information to the Commercial Director for review at the specified intervals set. Manage and produce accurate formal reports to agreed timescales. Assist the Company buyer as and when required to ensure Materials and plant are purchased for the best possible price and that agreed costs are adhered too on Invoice Qualifications and Experience (Required) Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, A Degree or similar qualification in Construction or Quantity Surveying or equivalent accredited by the RICS or CIOB is preferable but not essential. At least 3 years’ previous experience in a Commercial role essential. An understanding of business practices within the Construction/shop-fitting industry. Ability to establish positive working relationships with others both internally and externally, using strong communication skills to achieve the goals of the business. Ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization. Have good practical organizational skills, planning of resources and program scheduling Ability to meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure Please call on or cv to This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75288952