JOB TITLE: Quantity Surveyor (Telecoms / Civils)

Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Reading
Job Reference : 9288 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 24/01/2013
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £50000 per annum + Health, Bonus, 25 days holiday
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Quantity Surveyor (Ideally Chartered) required to work on initial fixed term contract for this national telecoms company based in the M4 corridor region. Required experience in telecoms, civils or construction and will be managing a supplier responsible for about £15m worth of spend PA.

Job Description

The Role: Quantity Surveyor (RICS, CIOB, Telecoms / Civils)
Location: M4 Corridor / Hampshire / Berkshire region
Package: 6 month fixed term direct contract paying circa £45 / 50k pro rata plus benefits with good chance of extension and potential permanent.


*The Quantity Surveyor will be accountable for the financial management and control of suppliers on major business telecommunication programmes (Region of £50m). The role will include, tendering, setting up of contract agreements, cost analysis, cost control and validation of applications through to final account.

*Acting as lead QS, you will be responsible for the validation of applications from a main supplier for kit (Civils and cable) linked to a telecommunications project worth in the region of £50m.

*Cost management of suppliers on this initial and potential subsequent projects, involving the implementation and identification of savings with suppliers.

*Initially the role will be to identify opportunity to save costs through formal verification and validation of the applications to date. Longer term, it is anticipated the role will become more established where the QS will be taking full accountability for setting up future contract arrangements within supply chain and then managing the costs through to final account.

The candidate:
*Degree in quantity or building surveying or a construction-related subject accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

*Experience in Telecommunication Industry primarily civils and cabling implementation.

*Ability to work under pressure on a high profile fast track programme and to prioritise own workload to ensure that individual and team targets are achieved - a large backlog of work has built up on this project meaning the QS needs to hit the ground running.

The company:
Household name telecommunications company with a number of recent, major project wins meaning variety and challenge on a day to day basis, and great opportunity for potential progression.

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

Job Keywords

RICS, CIOB, Civils, Telecoms, Build, 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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