Quantity Surveyor

2019-01-09 13:49:532019-02-22Ashbrittle
Job Type Permanent
Location Ely
Area Cambridgeshire, UK Ely
Sector Quantity Surveying (Commercial)
Salary Negotiable
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Robert Ferrari
Telephone 01727854054
Job Ref RF1857

The successful Quantity Surveyor will report to Senior Surveyors, Regional Directors and the Board of Directors. Experience in all aspects of quantity surveying/estimating from pre-contract through to post contract services is required. You will assist with the preparation of final accounts and claims in line with our client’s requirements, support the Directors and represent the company in a professional manner.

Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

  • Carry out estimating services including BQ production
  • Carry out quantity surveying services
  • Provide the lead on commercial and financial advice. Provide procurement and contract advice and prepare the same as required
  • Maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management on projects worked on.
  • Commercially manage and control SC packages on projects worked on
  • Assist in the protection of the Company’s contractual position on projects worked on
  • Produce and agree accounts on projects worked on prepare financial reports as required
  • Prepare final accounts and claim documents
  • Assist with the development of the business

Key Tasks:

Pre-Contract Services

  • Prepare detailed measures and compile BQ documents, prepare feasibility studies and cost plans
  • Provide procurement advice and implement
  • Contract preparation
  • Review contract conditions
  • Provide risk management advice
  • Prepare SC enquiry documents
  • Price tender submissions
  • Manage bid submissions including the preparation of bid documents
  • Meet Clients to review and discuss work carried out

Post Contract Services

  • Prepare budgetary advice including cash flows
  • Manage contract document process including insurance and bond requirements
  • Produce procurement schedules
  • SC procurement including enquiries and analysis on return Organise / attend pre-order SCmeetings
  • Place SC orders in due time and in a way that protects the Company’s contractual position
  • Manage all other procurement as necessary
  • Prepare consultant appointments
  • Prepare / review valuations and issue all appropriate notices in line with the Company’s policies and the contract terms Maximise value recovery
  • Produce reports as required including the preparation of CVR information
  • Implement the Company’s valuation and cash strategy. Understand the Company’s obligations under the Contract. Produce and keep adequate records to enable the production of the final account and to safeguard the Company’s contractual position
  • Aid with cash management and manage cost expenditure. Produce final accounts
  • Assist with preparation of EOT / L&E claims
  • Deal effectively with disputes
  • Attend sites and meetings necessary in the execution of all functions

Claims and Dispute Resolution Services

  • Prepare final accounts and claims
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes


  • Form good relationships with all parties
  • Actively promote the Company’s image
  • Compliance with own and Clients management systems
  • Administration including managing drawings, copying and filing paperwork
  • Any other duties which are reasonable

Person Specification:

  • Formally qualified, preferably to degree level
  • Good communication skills
  • Results driven
  • Commercially astute
  • Team player
  • Assertive without being aggressive
  • Proactive – ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to prioritise and focus
  • High level of IT skill
  • Good technical skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents, interpret contracts and the like
  • Reasoned decision maker
  • Professional
  • Strong character
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