Quantity Surveyor (Commercial/Retail/Residential) - Reading

UK Labour Limited
£70000 - £80000/annum plus package
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the leading Construction Main Contractor specialising in Commercial, High Spec Residential and Mixed Use Schemes across the UK. They are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor (Freelance / Permanent) to join their team on a £13m project which is a mixture of Commercial, Retail and Residential. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role.

Roles & Responsibilities

- Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines.
- Provide cost budgets and run through it with the Project team.
- Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts.
- Monitor cost movements.
- Prepare realistic packages for tender.
- Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor.
- Manage the subcontractor cost movements and provide an explanation for these.
- Oversee subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.
- Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.
- Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Commercial Lead.
- Forecast final accounts.
- Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meetings as required.

Experience Required

- At least 5 years' experience working as a Quantity Surveyor for a leading Main Contractor.
- Major project experience working on Commercial, High Spec Residential, Retail or Mixed Use projects.
- Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar.
- Excellent verbal and written skills.

Our client is offering a long term contract working on a very prestigious project in the city. If you are interested in this role then please send your CV for the attention of Dan Gevaux or Dom Coyne