Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
AJP Recruitment
Location
Tyne and Wear
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
07 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionSUMMARY Our client, a regional housebuilder based in Gateshead, are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to strengthen their existing team. This companies profits have increased massively year on year since they were incorporated over 3 years ago. Working on housing, apartments and care homes you will be working in a team of 9 other Surveyors and 4 Estimators. The value of sites range up to £15million and are based from Berwick to York. This is a company that expects you to manage your own projects - you can decide if you need to be based in the office or on site, there's no micromanaging. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES · Be fully responsible for all financial and commercial aspects of each project that you are assigned to. · Liaising with the Project Manager to administer contractual procedures to both clients and suppliers. · Liaise with project manager, the procurement and estimating teams to produce detailed and accurate contracts that reflect bid and company policies. · Ensure compliance with contractual procedures and agreed scope of works, issuing all applicable contractual notifications for any changes to the agreed contract i.e. early warning notice, delay notice, compensation events, extension of time requests. · Take full responsibility but work with the Project Managers, Purchasing and Finance teams to produce detailed, accurate and timely monthly commercial reporting including cashflow forecasts for issue to the Board. · Undertake valuations of all works done and issue accurate and fully substantiated applications for payment to client QS/PM. · Procure and manage subcontractor work, ensuring that complete financial control is maintained at all times. Agree valuations and process payments accurately to ensure there is no commercial risk. · Attendance on each project site, at least twice weekly, to review works undertaken walk round valuations and attend any commercial or contractual meetings. · Work with the Project Manager and the planning team to understand any changes in the programme and to produce and maintain risk and opportunity registers. · Ensure excellent communication in order to build rapport with the client and clients QS/PM to deliver a commercially viable project to the required quality. · Working with the wider business unit to further imbed company strategies also participating in new strategies including supplier monitoring and zero defects. IDEAL CANDIDATE Housebuild QS experience 5 Years' experience in a similar role PACKAGE Competitive Salary + Car Allowance or Car Flexi-time

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