Quantity Surveyor

Eden Brown Ltd
£30000.00 - £35000.00 pa + Benefits
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the worlds leading engineering and service solutions companies are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor for their Birmingham office.

The company have a multi billion pound turnover and due to the volume of work they are recruiting for a QS.

The company are looking for an individual that is responsible for the commercial and financial management on projects

- Ensure application for payments are dispatched, agreed and paid on time. Providing cash flow forecasts for all Projects.
- Review Sub Contract for your Project(s) and have a good understanding of our obligations.
- Manage correspondence including the timely pricing and agreement of variations, effective handling of contra charges, and early settlement of disputes / claims.
- Ensure records are kept up to date, filed correctly and referenced against instructions and delays, to enable prompt claim management.
- Compile cause and effect programme throughout project to demonstrate effect of delays on installation programme. Reference with relevant correspondence, and firm up delay periods. Ensure Client advised of delay periods.
- Present detailed cost information on plant, materials and labour in reports, and spread sheet for internal and external use. Provide accurate cost forecasting information.
- Manage Cost Forecast Process for projects. Prompt investigation and resolution of any cost discrepancies.
- Updating SAP with milestones, cost and payment information, and closing Projects
- Preparation and negotiation of final accounts and statements
- Arrange off-site material visits and payment.
- Management of sub-contractors including the assessment and selection, placing orders and financial control of work undertaken. Ensure any cost and programme impacts notified to sub-contractor promptly.
- Ensure that up to date project files are maintained
- Attendance at internal and external meetings. Visit site on a regular basis to ensure up to date with progress and any issues.
- Continuous liaison with installation project supervisors
- Monitoring of costs to ensure that the budget isn't exceeded, and that cost savings are achieved.
- Preparation and negotiation of claims. Prompt notification to Client of delays, costs and notices. Agree programme and cost impacts promptly as they occur and not left to Final Account stage.
- Assist Commercial Manager with other tasks if and when required
Skills, Education and Experience

Person Specification:

- Ideal candidate should have a degree in quantity surveying or achieved or working towards the RICS parts 1 & 2 exemptions
- They should have previous experience in similar role within the construction industry, and can demonstrate successful commercial and financial management of a number of contracts.
- Self-starting/Initiative
- Well organised with ability to meet challenging deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to work as part of a team

What the company offer:
They strive to be a great place to work and we are proud to offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Benefits: 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Company Car, Bonus.

Salary is dependent on experience.

This is a unique opportunity which will be different than the normal job you might have applied for or been approached about so if you are interested apply

Your expert recruitment consultant is Stephen Jordan, call today on ************* or email **********************

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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