JOB TITLE: Senior Quantity Surveyor


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Leeds
Job Reference : 9603 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 20/05/2013
 
Salary & Benefits : £38000 - £45000 per annum + car, extensive benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for our client, one of the UK's leading civil engineering and construction contractors to work out of the Leeds office, working across the North and Midlands regional team. The opportunity to work for this leading organisation, where you will be working on projects up to the value of around £50m, the position is offering up to £45k, + car + extensive benefits.


Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to 45k, plus car and extensive benefits.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for our client, one of the UK's leading civil engineering and construction contractors to work out of the Leeds office, working across the North and Midlands regional team. The opportunity to work for this leading organisation, where you will be working on projects up to the value of around £50m, the position is offering up to £45k, + car + extensive benefits.

In short, we would be ideally looking for the following:
-Civils experience
-Experience with NEC form of contract
-Experience of involvement in settlement with subcontractors and customers
-Experience in the procurement of subcontractors
-Exposure to commercial support in producing bids
-Management of a commercial team
-Experience in the production and settlement of compensation events
-Experience in commercial reporting

Requirements

-Responsible for handling all the commercial and contractual aspects of a single contract (or group of contracts) of typically £1m turnover a month or up to the value of £10m
-Full cradle to grave account management of a wide variety of sub-contracts, including bespoke packages
-Client negotiation on commercial and contractual matters
-Compilation of Cost Value and forecast reports on the performance of contracts
-Compile, submit and agree the varied financial effects of variations, including identifying and developing submissions for the financial effects of prolongation and disruption issues
-Compile, submit, substantiate and agree main contract final accounts
-Ensure accurate record keeping is maintained by the site team, including document control and archiving.
-Responsible for working with the BMS, HSQE, CSR guidelines and promote on all projects
-Assist in all aspects of the project and lead commercial matters
-Assist in cost and risk management.
-Provide site management with commercial support and advice

Responsibilities

-HND / HNC qualification as a minimum in relevant subject
-Degree standard ability in relevant subject preferred
-Professional qualification (RICS / ICES membership) being developed or gained
-Extensive experience in working on civil engineering projects, specifically Roads/Highways/Infrastructure and/or major construction projects
- Strong Commercial Skills
-Provide taking off and bill of quantities preparation.
-Preparation of Sub-Contract enquiry packages, subsequent analysis of returned quotes prior to agreement of terms and conditions and placement of order
-Interim Applications, including variations and claims
-Client liaison on commercial and contractual matters
-Production of all financial reports, including cost value and forecasts
-Knowledge of ICE, JCT and NEC forms of Contract
-Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client.


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