Senior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Lancaster & Duke Recruitment Consultants
Location
Southampton
Salary
From £53,000 to £57,000 per annum Vehicle Allowance
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity to join a team that provides managed services to local authorities and associated public sector bodies. The company exists to provide focus to the challenge of supporting local public sector organisations in continuing to serve their local customers.

Personal Qualities

A person who’s attitudes, conduct and demeanor reflects our client’s values and who is able to effectively represent the companyA person who is accustomed to working with managementA person able to work on their own initiative and be able to schedule the workload of The commercial team to meet prioritiesAn experienced professional with knowledge of highways management and Operations.Strong negotiation skills and experience of managing key sub-contractors and Suppliers.Experienced in managing commercial staff and projects.Is able to display knowledge of managing tender processes and possess the skills to handle complex contract negotiations.Qualifications

ARICS and/or Degree in Quantity Surveying or 3 to 5 years + QS related experienceResponsibilities

  • Managing works orders received from our client
  • Managing, instigating and monitoring contract correspondence
  • Managing Sub-contract orders, applications and payments
  • Managing preparation and submission of payment applications to the client
  • Processing commercial data in Excel and producing fiscal reports
  • Management of tender processes and contract negotiations
The Individual - Training/experience

Formally trained with the necessary experience to allow the successful candidate to demonstrate that they are able to undertake all the tasks required.

  • A driving licence is essential
  • PC Literate with an excellent knowledge of MS applications e.g. Word, Excel
  • Able to communicate and present confidently, clearly and expressively.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent management and organisational skills.
  • Capable of influencing within cross-functional teams.
Rewards

An attractive benefits package including salary commensurate with experience,

Company car or allowance, pension and bonus scheme.

Why work for our client

Day in, day out, our client’s teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

From wind farms to railways, through tunnels and over bridges; our client’s design and construction teams have been successfully delivering complex projects for over 100 years.