Quantity Surveyor
Willmott Dixon
Loughborough, GB
9d ago

You are applying for a role at Fortem, which is part of the Willmott Dixon family of companies. You can find out more about Fortem at fortem.co.uk

Here at Fortem we have had a very successful start to 2018 with various contract wins within the Midlands region, including a Social Housing Planned Works contract with Charnwood Borough Council.

Due to this success we are pleased to confirm we are currently seeking a driven and professional Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

This is a full time, permanent role based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, with some travel throughout the Midlands to be expected.

The Project

As the Quantity Surveyor, you will work in conjunction with the more senior commercial member in branch to ensure appropriate commercial controls are in place and adhered to in order to secure the company’s full entitlement through the contract.

  • You will build long term, influential relationships with preferred suppliers to provide flexibility to changing business needs;
  • negotiating with partners and controlling the commercial aspects of the supply chain in order to gear maximum leverage and create economically advantageous arrangements for Fortem.

    You will be joining a values based business with a true family ethos, with our people at the heart of everything that we do.

    Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for an employer who will welcome you, support you, and encourage you to be the best you!

    Essential and desirable criteria

    Essential Criteria :

  • Data interrogation skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • QS degree or equivalent
  • Contractual awareness
  • Negotiating, communication & presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain management
  • Desirable Criteria :

  • Experience of management accounts
  • Accounting skills
  • Excellent Access skills
  • Re-measurement skills
  • Commercial contractor exposure
  • Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

    Personal Qualities

    At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are : loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act.

    If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

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