Senior Quantity Surveyor
Previous experience working with a Building Contractor
Location : North West
Working with a multi-million-pound building contractor, the business has been appointed as the principal contractor for a number of projects and is entering another period of growth.
This role is for an experienced QS who has experience in pre-contract feasibility studies and cost planning, post-contract administration, procurement, financial management and reporting, delay and loss & expense claims as well as reviewing and amending contract conditions, risk and value management, expert witness appointments.
Key sectors include Commercial, Education, Retail & Leisure.
Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required.
Preparation of Valuations / Applications for Payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract.
Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation.
Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules.
Administration of subcontractor / supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers.
Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change.
Utilise the costing system.
Assist in cost control / cost mitigation.
Use the cost allocation / coding which satisfies both internal and external requirements.
Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required.
Assist in the preparation of project final accounts
Drafting of subcontracts including professional services.
Identification of insurance claims and understanding policy coverage.
Cash Management including WIP control and cash flow production
Key Skills and Experience
Commercially astute. Knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement.
Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word / Excel / Outlook / PowerPoint)
Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
Experience within a construction / engineering / similar and commercial background.
Please apply or call in confidence