Quantity Surveyor

Catalyst Executive Search
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Hull

Package: £30 - 40k depending on experience + pension

Industry: Construction, Modular, Steel, Timber frame

Due to recent expansion and a very successful period of growth our client is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor, who will report to the Commercial Manager. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts within the health, education, commercial and corporate sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial resources of the assigned project to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts.
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract performance data.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement company policies for risk management.
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and other ancillary orders.
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and payment of suppliers.
  • Values the work executed by sub-contractors and certifies interim and final payments.
  • Implement all company policies including those for SHEQ and risk management

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

Personal Attributes:

  • Driven and dynamic approach with long term career development focus
  • Understanding of the wider construction processes or market sector knowledge/strategic development are advantageous although not a pre-requisite.
  • Good understanding and competency with the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word Microsoft project and Powerpoint.

If you feel you have the relevant skills & experience then please apply with a copy of your CV and current remuneration details.