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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a Top 5 National Contractor, who place a strong emphasis on performance, quality, teamwork and a hands-on management approach to ensure client satisfaction. They work within Education, Health, Commercial, Industrial, Accommodation and Mixed Development Sectors.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities will include:

* Effectively communicating and building relationships with key clients, site supervisors, project/contract managers, operatives, surveyors, payroll and other head office staff on all aspects of Quantity Surveying on assigned projects to mitigate risk and maintain agreed margins
* To be a self-sufficient Job Surveyor who is able to work on their own initiative, leading projects while maintaining strong team relationships
* Work with other Quantity Surveyors to share your knowledge and expertise, acting as a mentor to less experienced team members, as required
* Work on claims and entitlements as required
* Understand and be able to carry out weekly wage process on site
* Plan and organise work effectively, understanding the commercial implications of design change and achieve key application dates and time lines
* Reconcile tender to works and identify any additional works or variations
* Manage information to ensure timely application for payment with main contractor and operative wages
* Liaise with Site Management and co-produce monthly reporting for specific projects
* Accurately estimate and evaluate price work of operatives, make decisions on rate of pay, additional rates, and price variations, whilst maintaining agreed margins and employee satisfaction through labour retention
* Monitor and report on labour retention for your site to the client and the business
* Live and breathe health and safety, according to Company procedures
* Be responsible for self-development, as per my client's performance management and development framework
* You may be asked to oversee other projects/Quantity Surveyors to ensure the commercial opportunities on projects are managed and maximised

Qualifications:

Essential & regulatory

* Current holder or working towards relevant qualification such as a BSC in Quantity Surveying or equivalent experience

Please call Jordan foley on 01695556800 or email jordanfoley@buildingcareersuk.com

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