Senior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
PMD Recruitment Solutions
Location
Durham
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Position
Senior Quantity Surveyor - Durham
Job Profile
As a result of successful growth and strong long-term demand for our services, my client has an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our very successful team in Durham assisting with the delivery of a key framework agreement with their client Northumbrian Water Group (NWG).

A leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 900 people. Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water, Environment Agency, and the Coal authority has allowed us to progress as a leader in the construction and civil engineering sectors whilst developing and maintaining an excellent reputation with our clients. We pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to construction problems and applying the latest information technology to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.

Job Description
The role involves a range of duties including completion of monthly valuations of the works and making applications for payment; identifying values and agreeing variations with our clients; agreeing final accounts and reporting internally on the financial and contractual status of schemes including completion of monthly financial forecasts.

Other responsibilities include procuring and letting sub-contract packages, managing sub-contractors with the site delivery team whilst on site and agreeing final accounts.

The successful applicant must be a strong communicator and negotiator; with commercial awareness and good IT skills with experience of databases and Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of construction contracts is preferred.

Candidate Specification
•Excellent organisational and communication skills
•Strong commercial awareness
•Team player, who has the ability to self-start and work independently
•Full driving licence
•Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
•A degree or other qualification in quantity surveying would be advantageous but is not essential. We will also consider candidates with other relevant degrees such as maths or construction management
•Environmentally and contractually aware
•Practical mind and strong numerical / financial management skills
•Experience in the water industry would be an advantage

Position Location
Durham

Benefits
• Company car or Car Allowance (£7-9k) dependent on position and salary
• Pension scheme matched
• Health Care
• Child Care
• 26 days holiday – extra unpaid available
• Company phone and laptop
• Bi-annual bonus 8-10%

If you would like any more information and would like to discuss further please don't hesitate in contacting James Dawson – Director – on (Apply online only) / 07850602097

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