Senior Quantity Surveyor

2018-05-15 13:38:161970-01-01Ashbrittle
Job Type Permanent
Location Waltham Abbey
Area Essex, UK Waltham Abbey
Sector Quantity Surveying (Commercial)
Salary £50,000 - £80,000 per annum, salary & benefits included, dependi
Currency GBP
Start Date Immediate
Advertiser Robert Ferrari
Telephone 01727854054
Job Ref RF1800

Our client a well established construction company currently operate across London, the South East, the South West, the East of England, East & West Midlands and Wales.

They currently maintain over 650 leisure centres, libraries, schools, children’s centres, golf clubs and public buildings. They also work directly with various local authorities. They cover all aspects of planned & reactive maintenance and refurbishment. Their work is varied and covers anything from a simple repair to a full refurbishment. Thry currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the existing team of friendly, highly experienced professionals. A great opportunity for someone who is ambitious with a strong desire to be part of successful team.

Job Description
Forming new and maintaining existing working relationships with clients and staff. Preparing tender and contract documents, costs analysis for repair, maintenance and refurbishment project work, site visits/surveys to meet clients and assist in establishing client’s requirements, quotations, day to day project financial management, drawings, H&S docs, assist with procurement, preparing costings for tenders and quotations, allocating work to subcontractors, understanding the implications of health and safety regulations. Assisting the Directors to maintain existing business and to develop new business to help the team drive the business forward.

Typical work activities

• preparing tender and contract documents, including scope of works with the architect and/or the client;

• undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;

• assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;

• performing risk and value management and cost control;

• advising on procurement strategy;

• identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;

• preparing and analysing costings for tenders;

• allocating work to subcontractors;

• analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;

• valuing completed work and arranging payments;

• maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;

• Meeting and dealing with clients etc;

Candidates need to show evidence of the following:

• a caring, friendly and positive attitude to clients and staff;

• practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking;

• the ability to form new and maintain existing working relationships with clients and staff;

• a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;

• strong numeracy and financial management skills;

• the ability to write clear and precise reports and emails to relate complex information simply to a diverse range of people;

• negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site;

• detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, business, contract and legal matters;

• the ability to learn new skills;

• the ability to adapt and maintain friendly working relationships;

• the ability to maintain friendly working relationships with clients and staff;

• the ambition and a strong desire to be successful;

• computer literate and possess a good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes.

Candidates need to show evidence of the following training:

• An accredited degree by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

• Complete the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

Salary / package is dependent upon experience.

For a preliminary discussion please telephone Robert Ferrari in strict confidence, or e-mail your cv


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