Quantity Surveyor

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We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who will provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.

The successful applicant will liaise with the customer, customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

The Role:

• Interpretation and understanding of tender build up
• Communication of tender allowances to site teams and buying department, to help compliance with margins / outputs set at tender stage
• Reporting on short and long term profitability of each contract, including monthly CVR
• Submission and agreement of variations, valuations and final accounts
• Procurement and management of sub-contractors and key suppliers

The Requirements:

We require the suitable candidate to have the following attributes and qualifications:
• HND or degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Knowledge of all methods of measurement
• Good contractual background with experience of subcontract and main contract forms
• Good Commercial awareness
• Highly computer literate

Knowledge and experience:

• Previous experience of the construction industry
• Be familiar with ICE/NEC/JCT forms of contract
• Previous experience of commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
• Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis

Skills and qualifications:

• Member of RICS or working towards
• HND or degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
• Have excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills

Personal qualities:

• Able to work on own initiative
• Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines
• Team player

The Package:

The package will include a highly competitive salary, along with other benefits such as car, pension, attractive holiday package, flexible working hours.

We will provide both in house and external training for career development, and we will support any further part time education aspirations / commitments for all perspective candidates.

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.