Managing Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
Midlands and East Anglia
Circa £50k + car / car allowance + benefits
Job Posted

Project Details

You will be the Managing QS on multiple projects or single larger projects, predominantly including the new build or refurbishment of student / private rented accommodation, commercial, retail, and education. Project values range from £0.5m to £50m+.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Commercially managing projects during the full project life cycle
• Managing the production of feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
• Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project and where appropriate involving the specialist Value Management team
• Managing estimating and cost planning activities
• Post-contract cost variances and change control processes
• Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
• Manage the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
• Value engineering and life cycle costing
• Negotiation of final accounts

Desired Skills and Experience

- Consultancy experience
- Pre and post contract experience
- Strong at estimating / cost planning
- Good contractual knowledge, especially JCT (NEC also preferable)
- Strong character, professional, able to confidently represent the company
- Good negotiation skills, and experience, able to work closely with clients and constructively challenge contractors
- Desire to develop themselves and the business in to new markets and sectors
- Experience in the built environment of construction

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Ideally chartered (RICS Membership)
- Degree qualified is highly preferable

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The employer is a highly reputable construction consultancy that works on exciting projects in all sectors of construction, in the UK and overseas. They are renowned for providing fantastic opportunities for employees to progress should they show the ability and desire to do so.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

The company offer a competitive benefit package including a company car or car allowance, professional membership fees paid; pension scheme; and a flexible benefits culture.

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