Quantity Surveyor

Reed Property & Construction
£35000 - £45000/annum Package
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

My client are a family-run business which continues to prosper. Their main focus is the fit out and refurbishment of retail premises.

In the past they have worked for clients as diverse as The Prime Minister's Residence No 10 Downing Street to London's Barbican Centre. Over the past four decades, our business has evolved and substantially grown, earning a reputation for high-quality work, with excellent levels of customer service.

They have extended their client base of big names in the supermarket world to other leading retailers, as well as clients in the financial and leisure sectors. In addition to their local projects, we continue to nationally undertake work as Main Contractor for blue-chip multi-national retailers.

Job Purpose

The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for the cost element, general procurement, cost analysis and cost effective running of the contracts from receiving the preliminary information from the office to final handover to the client.

Key Accountabilities

The main elements of the role are to:

* assist the Senior Surveyor on contracts and projects;
* undertake site visits as necessary;
* ensure the re-measurement of works is undertaken;
* ensure the highest standard of record keeping at all times;
* assist the Senior Surveyor with the procurement of sub-contract packages;
* produce an accurate procurement schedule that enables materials to be bought at the best price and are acquired on site to achieve the requirements of the programme;
* ensure works installed or constructed are to the relevant standards of the specification, planning and building regulations;
* ensure the amount of work carried out meets with the requirements of the programme;
* ensure wherever possible the labour is adequate, and agencies are used as a last resort;
* sign all timesheets and invoices on each project and ensure the labour time charged relates to the amount of cost / productivity allocated to the work;
* assist with the valuation and payment of sub-contract packages;
* assist with the management of the company valuation submissions including materials on site;
* assist with cost value analysis and produce accurate financial reporting;
* manage positive cash profiles;
* support production colleagues in all aspects of contract administration;
* demonstrate the highest standards of health and safety at all times;

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

* accurate and timely reporting
* delivery of subcontract final accounts within agreed budgets
* accountability for issues which impact on commercial performance
* maintaining margin on a job by job basis

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