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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Major Build Project)

Job Description

Established over 50 yrs. ago, our client has successfully completed many schemes ranging from £0.5 million to £150 million.

From their head office in Cheshire the board have established a strong team specialising in design and build schemes with internal expertise in a number of construction solutions.

Key projects include hotels, residential schemes, care homes, leisure facilities and retail and commercial units for both private and public sector projects.

Our clients highly experienced team has been recruited from a wide range of construction sectors and ensures that they can confidently embark on any project knowing that the right team and knowledge base is in place.

They are currently recruiting for a competent Senior Quantity Surveyor

The successful candidate will report directly to the Commercial Manager and will undertake the following duties:

Duties and Responsibilities (not in priority order)

* Prepare monthly cost reports and management reports forecasting accurately from commencement to completion of the project on financial and progress issues on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
* Updating information on progress of projects and passing to Commercial Director as require
* Ensure continuous communication with other team members to review contract progress and address immediately associated issues
* Attending site weekly (or as required) to review issues including providing solutions and advice to ensure successful project completion.
* Properly advise the client of variations and forecasting of the account including advising them of progress and delays and supporting this with relevant document correspondence.
* Ensure cash flow is maintained in our favour during course of the contract and provide early forecasting of any short fall should that be relevant.
* Ensure continuous correspondence with consultants including monitoring content of correspondence to be specific, relevant and grammatically correct.
* Monitor and review procurement - including placing subcontract orders and ensure they arrive on time and within budget
* Closing off final accounts and liabilities on the balance sheet

This is a permanent full time position. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Basic salary will be dependent upon current level of experience.

Skills & Knowledge

* Degree, HND or equivalent experience.
* Excellent knowledge of Contract Law
* Strong time management and assertiveness
* Health & Safety awareness

Benefits Include

* Life assurance
* Medical cash plan scheme (after successful completion of 6-month probationary period)
* Pension scheme (after successful completion of 6-month probationary period)
* 25 days' annual leave plus statutory entitlement
* Car or car allowance

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