Senior Quantity Surveyor

PSR Solutions
£55000 - £60000 per annum + Car/car allowance, pension, healthcare
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

My client is a global business with a strong track record of delivering construction and engineering projects to the construction industry. The company carry out work across all sectors. With a projected turnover in their North West region of £65million this year with 80% already secure, they have ambitious growth plans and an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in the North West.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, initially, you will be responsible for the commercial aspect of a £6m Leisure centre on the outskirts of Manchester City Centre.

Reporting to the Managing Quantity Surveyor you will have an assistant Quantity Surveyor reporting to you.

Duties include;

  • Working as part of the project team to ensure all commercial matters and procedures are correctly dealt with
  • Attend pre-contract and design, pre-start and on-site progress meetings
  • Estimating costs and controlling all variations to contracts to ensure cost recovery
  • Procurement of materials and all sub-contract works, ensure the scope of works are clear
  • Negotiating prices and preparation of sub-contract works
  • Ensure sub-contractors meet selection criteria
  • Liaison with site management, accounts and other members of the project team to obtain information and keep interested parties informed
  • Submission of monthly valuations and submission of applications/invoices
  • Preparation of management reports including cash flow forecasts and project margin reports
  • Negotiating settlements on cost related disputes

Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate must have run their own projects between £2-£15m
  • You will be able to demonstrate a high level of construction knowledge
  • You will have experience in tender negotiations
  • You will have a main contractor background
  • You will be an ambitious individual, take pride in what you produce, have good communication, organisation and leadership skills and will enjoy being on site.

In return you will get a competitive salary and have access to training in order to progress within the business.