JOB TITLE: Senior Quantity Surveyor


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : London
Job Reference : 10274 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 02/01/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £60000 - £80000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Senior Quantity Surveyor, London, £60-80k + extensive benefits. The Quantity Surveyor is required to provide assistance to the Project Managers and Commercial Manager in financial and contractual control, co-ordination of the efforts of all parties throughout the company involved in the execution of specified projects to the budgeted cost and programme, to the customer's satisfaction. This will be working on prestigious, high value civil / construction projects based around London.


Job Description

Position - Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: London
Package: £60-80k plus benefits but able to negotiate for right candidate with experience

Job Description
The Quantity Surveyor is required to provide assistance to the Project Managers and Commercial Manager in financial and contractual control, co-ordination of the efforts of all parties throughout the company involved in the execution of specified projects to the budgeted cost and programme, to the customer's satisfaction. This will be working on prestigious, high value civil / construction projects based around London.


Responsibilities
*Assist in the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system which can effectively manage the financial status of the contract.

*Ensure the necessary interface information between client, subcontractors and departments is provided in an efficient manner.

*Establish programme commitments are being met and advise on action to be taken when this is not the case, whether as a result of a company breach or otherwise.

*Assist in monitoring labour allocations and mix and report on deviations to required budget.

*Monitor expenditure with the assistance of the Finance Department to ensure that up-to-date cost information is available and known. Assist the Project Manager in the continual monitoring of the projected costs to completion.

*Identify potential overspend, ensuring early awareness of the exposure within the business to keep cost overrun to a minimum.

*Monitor cash flow and invoicing plan ensuring applications are made correctly and efficiently.

*Assist in ensuring charges for contract variations are identified and turned into agreed variation orders with the client in a timely manner.

The Individual
*Ideally reinforced concrete frame sector background but happy to speak with QS`s from general civil engineering.
*Ideally MRICS but not strictly essential.
*Articulate and persuasive
*Analytical with good planning and organisational skills. Adaptable and able to respond to change.
*Entrepreneurial and good commercial acumen
*Self-starter capable of meeting tight deadlines
*High personal integrity
*Good communication skills - verbal and written
*Highly organised
Good forward thinker and planner
*Excellent relationship building ability
*Commercial acumen
*Good analysis and report preparation


The company:
Established and highly regarded contractor with a number of major, long term project wins. You`ll typically be working on projects in the region of £25m+ and this company have a strong reputation for progression and excellent terms and conditions.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

Senior Quantity Surveyor, QS, Consultancy, Construction, London, Project, concrete, civil, construction



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Building and Construction recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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