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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

The business

One of our strongest clients, this £50m+ turnover business can demonstrate a significant reputation in delivering excellent construction projects across Yorkshire and beyond. To cater for a significant and exciting forward order book, we are looking to appoint an up-and-coming Quantity Surveyor to join the business from the office in South Yorkshire.

The success of this business in recent years has emerged from the successful and mutually respectful partnerships with private and public sector organisations in the education, retail, leisure and industrial sectors. Projects across design and build, interior fit out and refurbishments are all covered by this multi-disciplinary and versatile business, which keeps every day interesting and will be fantastic for your career development. You'll be working in a number of environments including schools, healthcare buildings, new build office blocks, new build housing plots and retail units, looking after project values ranging from £1.5m to £12m, you'll be ever-occupied and never bored.

The role - duties, responsibilities and experience

This is a perfect position for an ambitious and developing Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor. As either an experienced and driven Assistant Quantity Surveyor, or a competent, ambitious Intermediate or Project level Surveyor, you will be joining a business that is on an exciting upward curve. You'll be working with talented and experienced senior/managing quantity surveyors, meaning industry-leading opportunities to develop and progress your Quantity Surveyor career. Using your experience working for a construction contractor, you'll take on the below responsibilities, giving you invaluable career progression opportunities throughout a business committed to excellence and committed to the enhanced development of their staff:

* Maintain contract reports and ensure internal and external stakeholders are kept up to date with project progress - including the raising of any potential issues
* Build and maintain strong working relationships with operational teams, directors, clients and subcontractors to ensure timely completion of projects to budget
* Procure and manage multiple subcontractor accounts as appropriate to varying construction projects
* Use strong negotiation skills to ensure maximum value on all projects, whilst ensuring subcontractors are managed fairly and in accordance with contract terms
* Forecast predicted spends and variations, and prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts
* Support the development of assistant quantity surveyors where appropriate
* Succeed in this role and the business is offering an exceptional progression pathway.

Qualified to degree level (for example, BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent), you'll be able to demonstrate commercial astuteness, an ability to manage more than one project or package at once, and strong negotiation skills - the ingredients to being a successful Surveyor. You'll also demonstrate drive and ambition; a passion for what you do and for your career will set you apart from the rest of the market.

Salary and remuneration
A salary of up to £35,000 plus a car or allowance and a significant benefits package is on offer. The business is looking to secure the right individual - so the package on offer will be negotiable depending on your experience and what you are looking for from the move.

What next?
It's busy out there - but I understand the need for discretion. For a confidential discussion about your career and this position, please contact me: George Lucking, Commercial Specialist, on 0151 230 1690 or on 07860 270 738. Alternatively, apply direct with your CV.


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