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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

Building Contractor requires a site based articulate enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a project in excess of 3 years. The successful applicant must be able to:

* Review Commercial Risk, Value Management and Cost Control paperwork.
* Commercial management of subcontractors.
* To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts materials and plant orders.
* A sound working knowledge of various forms of contracts including NEC & JCT.
* Knowledge of construction & contract law and various forms of conditions of contract
* Manage time & workloads for yourself & any "reports" in a structured manner
* Provide commercial advice to the site team in connection with all project issues
* Deal with change management including adherence to the Programme "established approach"
* Take part in meetings & discussions regarding project performance & to provide commercial input into project strategy
* Produce monthly cost, valuation and cash flow reports.
* Attend and provide input at start up and close out meetings.
* Monitor cost of site resources.
* Maintain effective communications with project management.
* Provide advice on any contractual claims
* Understanding the implications of Health & Safety Regulations

The successful applicant must:

* Have at least 3 years recent experience as a QS with a main contractor.
* Possess excellent mathematical & accounting skills, be analytic, organised, confident, self motivated, be computer literate and be able to work individually or as part of a busy team.
* Be able to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes.
* Enhanced knowledge of construction procedures and work methods.
* Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.
* Be well presented and customer focused, a good command of the English language and good telephone manner is required.

Essential Criteria :

* Quantity Surveyors BSc (hons) Degree (or equivalent qualification)
* CSCS Card (relevant to your trade)The successful applicant must be prepared to work to strict deadlines, have the ability to prioritise their work in a professional manner and have an enthusiastic attitude towards their role in the Company.
* The Company is committed to Equal Opportunities in employment in which individuals are selected and treated on basis of their relevant merits and abilities and are given Equal Opportunities with the Company.
* We have established an unrivalled reputation for delivering complex and challenging construction projects.You can expect a reply within three to four weeks after the advertisement closes if your CV matches our requirements.
* If you do not hear from us within that period, it is fairly safe to assume we have not short-listed your application for that vacancy. We will, however, keep your CV on our database.

Please send your cv to kellyfenna@buildingcareersuk.com

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