Quantity Surveyor

Location
Whitburn
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
00073151
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor

This family owned business working primarily in the commercial construction sector has a vacancy for a Quantity Surveyor to work with their management team. They specialise in structural building works carrying out projects for prestige clients throughout the Central Belt.

This position is responsible for the management of commercial activities relating to the contracts under your control. Experience managing sub-contracts would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential.

Objectives and Responsibilities

- Take commercial responsibility for contract performance across the business to maximise both turnover and profitability.
- Build positive relationships with clients and internally with operational members of staff to provide assistance in commercial issues.
- Work closely with Estimator to ensure that the full commercial knowledge of a tender has been obtained prior to start on site.
- Attend pre-start meetings as required along with regular site visits where appropriate to assess value of work done and highlight any recoverable variations to the original contact sum.
- Provide guidance on the procurement of materials to the administration and operational team to ensure that materials are purchased within tender allowances.
- Submission and agreement of applications for Payment and Final Accounts in a timely manner as well as chasing receipt of interim certificates and ensuring payment is made within the terms set out in the contract.

In return you can expect a salary of circa 40k and high levels of autonomy whilst enjoying the full support of the senior team surrounding you.

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