Quantity Surveyor

ABA Consulting Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a large nationwide Civil Engineering company with a turnover in excess of £500 million. Due to a continued period of growth with plans for further expansion a need has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to assist with managing the Company’s major projects with values up to £1million.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing the commercial team, ensuring workload is covered effectively and to ensure compliance and processes are being followed

  • Attending progress/planning meetings, identify and report areas of concern

  • Producing/compiling accurate forecasts/budget information and produce accurate reports to client, maintaining and improving client relations as well as ensuring full entitlement under the contract is achieved

  • Leading a team of Cost Engineers and Commercial Admin in delivering the commercial function of the contract

  • Ensuring contract commercial deliverables and timescales are met

  • Undertaking comparisons of working practices/codes of conduct between areas to identify areas providing potential commercial advantages

  • Assessing, reviewing and mitigating commercial and contractual risks

  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers

    The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Holds the relevant qualifications (e.g. Degree in Quantity Surveying)

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team including talent management

  • Experience of identifying and managing commercial risks and opportunities

  • Good organiser and ability to prioritise the teams workload

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a QS professional looking to refine their skills and gain experience in a successful business.

    Additional benefits include company car + bonus