Quantity Surveyor
Ian Williams
Old Basford
20h ago

In Nottingham, we have an established painting business that continues to grow, and we are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join its commercial team.

The successful candidate will receive the following benefits :

  • Be a part of our realistic and achievable profit share scheme
  • Company car and outstanding private mileage scheme
  • Let us help you prepare for your future with an employer pension contribution of up to 7%
  • 23 days annual leave but you may want longer or less, so buy up to 5 days or sell up to 3 days per year
  • We want our employees to have a well balanced work / life balance, therefore flexible working patterns would be considered.
  • Access to an employee assistance program to support employee’s health and wellbeing
  • The Quantity Surveyor role :

    As a Quantity Surveyor within our painting division of the business you will actively tender, estimate and measure onsite.

    Nottingham can offer a variety of works including frameworks and projects for prestigious clients within the public, retirement living, commercial and education sector.

    They deliver internal, external and cyclical painting and associated refurbishment works to these clients.

  • Measure and prepare cost estimates for contracts and tenders, highlighting any risks
  • Manage pricing of tenders to maximise business wins and profitability
  • Prepare cost value reconciliations for contracts, identifying commercial risks and opportunities to ensure correct contract planning
  • Work closely with the Contracts Manager to ensure productivity targets are agreed and issued before contract start, including direct labour incentives
  • Build strong client relations, to ensure any variations and progress of contracts are discussed
  • Take purchase, credit and debtor responsibility using COINS to achieve expected cash flow
  • Complete and analyse weekly reporting from site has adequate cost information (including labour rates and performance exceptional to budget, value, progress, quality and safety)
  • Produce monthly contract valuations in line with Company Policy
  • Support the Business Manager and Business Development with sales and marketing activities; presenting to customers and developing tender specific method statements
  • What will you bring as Quantity Surveyor?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with keen eye for identifying business opportunities and developing key existing relationships.
  • You will be analytical, organised and honest as well as being a genuine people person’ who relishes in communicating effectively with their clients, trade teams and immediate colleagues fostering a real working together’ environment.
  • Experience of working on Schedule of Rates type contracts preferred with the ability to price minor works from first principles essential
  • Proven experience in a similar estimating and commercial surveying role with tendering experience
  • Experience of successfully managing a value of works collectively of up to £2 million
  • Additional benefits include :

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity pay
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Trade discounts from our preferred suppliers for you and your friends and family
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