Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Russell Taylor Group Ltd
Location
Warrington
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview of Role: We are currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join a client focused team within the Warrington office. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our Quantity Surveying team. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing all core Quantity Surveying services on a number of interesting projects, for a number of clients across a variety of sectors. Key Responsibilities: The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project. To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances. To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures. Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies. Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors Cost Planning including: Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals. Preparation of elemental cost plans. Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations. Value engineering studies Procurement including: Providing advice on procurement strategy Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists Preparing and issuing tender documents. Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports Preparation of contract documents Complaint tenders Post Contract Quantity Surveying including: Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments Preparing certificates Managing change control in accordance with contracts Producing cost reports and cost forecasting Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events Attending progress meetings Promote commercial awareness throughout project Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team Developing Commercial Strategies Developing Acquisition Strategies Person Specification: Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline Strong technical delivery experience MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery