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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

Our client - Your New Business:

Our client is a renowned regional New Build Contractor operating across the North West, with an established and continuously growing office in the Manchester area. This £40m+ turnover client is an organisation with more than 50 years' experience, and as such they have developed long running relationships with several high profile developers and authorities across the residential, student accommodation and commercial sectors.

Their excellent reputation has been forged through the continuing delivery of exceptional projects valuing up to £15m across a variety of sectors. Managed by a dynamic and astute Managing Director, who contributes hugely to the practical running and operations of the business, this exceptional client have a reputation for looking after their staff, customers and suppliers.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be driven and ambitious, focused on maximising value for a couple of projects that you can take the lead on at any one time. Based in South Manchester, you'll split your time between your sites and the office, working alongside an exceptional commercial manager who is known for developing his team and promoting from within.

Your duties and responsibilities as Quantity Surveyor:

* Maximise value on all projects, using negotiation skills to ensure payments are claimed on time
* Maintain contract reports and ensure internal and external stakeholders are kept up to date with project progress - including forecasting predicted spends and variations, 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, and ensure subcontractors are managed fairly and in accordance with contract terms
* Prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts
* Support the development of assistant quantity surveyors where appropriate

Your skills and experience required:

You will hold an HND in Construction (or a related subject) or above qualification, although a commercial manager who demonstrates significant experience will also be considered. Your experience in design and build / main contracting projects will be desirable, but a Quantity Surveyor from a refurbishment background will also be considered. Crucially, you'll show desire to maximise value, maintain relationships with subcontractors and site teams, and progress your own career.

You will be comfortable managing between 1 and 3 projects at any one time, depending on their size and complexity. An ability to ensure maximum profitability across the business' operations will be crucial - so a keen eye for detail is important, whether it's through yourself or through your supporting and guidance of an Assistant QS.

Salary, Remuneration & other benefits on offer:

Our client is willing to offer a salary and package above market rate to secure the right individual; a package totalling up to £50k including a car/car allowance and significant fringe benefits including a mobile phone, lap top, contributory pension and flexible working arrangements.

An exceptional QS position with an opportunity to further enhance your reputation in the North West construction market, and further progress your career.

Please get in touch today with George Lucking, Commercial Specialist on 0151 230 1690 / 07860 270 738 for more details on opportunities available, or apply direct below with your CV.


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