Quantity Surveyor

2022-09-23 14:37:582022-11-21 Ashbrittle
Job Type Permanent
Location South Woodford
Area London , UKEssex, UK London UK South Woodford
Sector Quantity Surveying (Commercial)
Salary Negotiable Salary + Car / Allowance + Benefits
Currency GBP
Start Date Immediate
Advertiser Robert Ferrari
Telephone 01727854054
Job Ref RF2264
A very well established main contractor based in South Woodford are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their existing successful team. They carry out new build and refurbishment leisure, commercial, residential, education and government sectors. Typically with schemes ranging between £500k and £5m.
Main Purpose of the Role
To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.  This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors.  In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored.
The Quantity Surveyor reports directly to the Senior Quantity Surveyor or Managing Quantity Surveyor.
Scope of the Role
To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
Continual use of the sub-contract data base
Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
Change management control
Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities 
To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
Process subcontractor requests for payment
Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
Attend project and company related meetings
Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by a contractual or financial arrangement
Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
Assist in ensuring the company is fully compliant with Health & Safety
Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change
Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development
Any other reasonable management request
Please call for a preliminary discussion or email a CV in strict confidence. 
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