Junior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
St Paul's Recruitment Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£20000 - £25000/annum
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Summary:
Our client is currently seeking a Junior Quantity Surveyor to join their highly
professional, and skilled team based out of its Birmingham office.

You will manage all costs relating to the projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures.
You will seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required
standards and quality.

The successful candidate will be involved in the project from the outset, preparing estimates, BOQ’s and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, they will keep track of any variations to the contract
that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.

Organisational Relationship:
This position will report to the Design Manager and the successful candidate can expect to receive a very
attractive salary circa £20k to £25k per annum and benefits package.
Accountabilities:
A brief outline of the Corporate responsibilities will include:
Producing post tender handover packs for production / commercial teams
Preparing bills of quantities
Importing BOQ's in to estimating system
Researching materials, equipment and labour costs.
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.
Value management and cost control
Analysing company data, exchange rates and prices using software packages.
Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities.
Overseeing the bid submission process, profiling new enquiries, responding to expressions of interest and
responding to prequalification's
Lead in coordinating and submitting tender and contract documents
Handling the post contract process ensuring efficient handover to delivery group and inputting data for
variations in final accounts.
Developing relationships with client commercial and project management staff
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:
High degree of personal motivation
Commercial acumen​
Ability to work as part of a close-knit management team and manage numerous activities / projects
simultaneously – both short and long term.
Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision
Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with Clients and their design team
Good negotiator
Flexibility with regard to working across all areas of the business, and hours to meet the requirements of
this challenging position
Must be adaptable to change and have the ability/desire to make a difference, a “Will Do” attitude.
Ability to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the successful
performance of all assigned responsibilities.
Education:
Educated to a recognised estimating qualification

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