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Quantity Surveyor

£35,000 to £45,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Job title: Quantity Surveyor Location: Manchester Salary: 35k-45k + 5.2k Car allowance + 5% bonus General Overview To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company's profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy. Our client is a market leader in the sector with 74,000 employees leveraging 200 years of expertise. With revenues of €12 billion, they are present in 17 countries - mostly across Europe, but also with significant interests in North America, Latin America and Australia. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package. Providing an estimating and tendering service in the Energy/Renewables sector from receipt to submission with the objective to achieve/exceed the Company Budget. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy Key Accountabilities Control all expenditure Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming Continual use of the sub-contract data base Sub-contract procurement and commercial management Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts Change management control Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts Process subcontractor requests for payment Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases Attend project and company related meetings Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times Be responsible for your safety and others around you Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development Any other reasonable management request What they are looking for? Experience Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor Post graduate experience within a surveying position reporting to either a Senior Surveyor or a Commercial Manager Skills and abilities Excellent verbal communication skills Excellent level of numeracy Excellent influencing skills IT skills - MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc
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  • Job Reference: 705462996-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AKTON Resourcing Ltd
    AKTON Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car allowance
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent