Quantity Surveyor

prosperIS Recruitment Ltd
£45-55,000 per annum, negotiable DOE
11 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor.
Location: Central Birmingham.
Salary: £45-55,000 per annum, negotiable dependent upon experience.
Start Date: August / September 2017.

Quantity Surveying / Project Controls / Cost Management
Housing / Buildings

We are currently working alongside a leading global Engineering organisation, as they search for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding team in Central Birmingham. The Quantity Surveying function within the Programme Management Construction Management Division provides clients with a full range of pre and post contract Quantity Surveying services. Our customer's current projects are primarily on client sites working on housing projects. Experience of working on projects within the Housing sector would therefore be essential.

The successful candidate for this exciting new opportunity should be able to demonstrate a high aptitude within Service Delivery. Reporting to the Technical Director, the role will require the successful candidate to take a project leading QS role. The candidate should be confident in a client facing role and be able to demonstrate the technical qualities required for the role. The role will provide the opportunity to work within a variety of sectors and will involve both pre and post Quantity Surveying contract duties.

We anticipate that the successful applicant for this opportunity will be comfortable performing the following tasks and activities:
*utilise internal best practice tools and processes to support project delivery in Quantity Surveying.
*manage projects through the entire project lifecycle.
*prepare estimates, cost plans and tender documentation using various forms of measurement and contracts.
*be proficient in measurement for Schedule of Works and Bills of Quantities production.
*prepare and agree interim valuations with contractors and issue recommendations for payment.
*pricing variations throughout the duration of the contract and provide cost advice.
*attend site meetings and provide input and support to the project.
*price and prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout the period of a contract.
*agree re-measurement of quantities with contractors, and prepare and agree final accounts and claims. Prepare final accounts for clients that are suitable for audit.
*preparation and analysis of statistical cost information to monitor trends in the Building Industry and assisting with cost planning future projects.
*administer and provide advice on contracts, typically the JCT and NEC forms of contract.

We anticipate that the successful applicant for this exciting new opportunity will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:
*degree educated in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification.
*professional qualification: RICS Qualified MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor or equivalent.
*working knowledge of applicable industry standard forms of contract, typically JCT and NEC.
*pre and post contract knowledge.
*experience of cost forecasting and reporting, cost control, cost risk management, advising on procurement options, procurement documentation preparation, contract documentation preparation, contract administration and contract documentation.
*willingness to travel.
*full clean UK driving licence.
*confident with MS project P6 or similar programming programs.

Should you feel that you possess the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed within this exceptional new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor within a dynamic and growing company, then please contact us for further information and details.

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