Senior Quantity Surveyor
Jarvis King
4d ago

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.

Key Accountabilities

  • 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

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