Project Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
South East England
£45k - £55k + Car allowance + benefits
Job Posted

Due to a recent award, a Project Quantity Surveyor is required to act as the commercial lead on a new, design and build school project valued at £15m and based in Hertfordshire.

The successful candidate will work for a leading national main contractor with a group turnover in excess of £900m (Top 25 in the UK). You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to commercially manage high value construction projects to be considered for this role.

Project Details

The project is a £15m new build school being built on a Design & Build basis. It is due to start on site this summer and will run for circa 2 – 3 years. The site is based in Hertfordshire.

Responsibilities and Duties

This is a site based role, in which you will act as the businesses sole and lead commercial contact and be expected to commercially lead the project whilst providing regular reports to the Commercial Director. Typical Duties will include:

• Experience of pre-start reviewing design, contract and cost plan allowances
• Attend design team meetings
• Attend and contribute to regular client project meetings
• Experience of preparing Bill of Quantities from drawings and specification from groundwork to finishes
• Preparing and submitting tender packages
• Compiling of sub-contract orders
• Carrying out site measures and valuations against subcontractor applications, including issues of payment and withholding notices.
• Preparation of client applications and variation accounts
• Preparation and maintenance of procurement schedule and warranty tracker

Desired Skills and Experience

-  Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage projects / packages of work valued at circa £10m or above
- Previous experience with a reputable main contractor on projects within the built environment
- Candidates should be able to demonstrate clear and stable career progression within their CV
- Ideally have experience on Design & Build projects

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Candidates must be Degree qualified or hold a similar equivalent qualification (Ideally graded 2:1 or above)

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a highly respected main contractor with a turnover in excess of 900m. The specific division of the business that you will work within turns over in excess of £120m and has been steadily growing for many years. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for a secure, established main contractor working on large scale, design & build projects within the built environment.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£45k - £55k
+ car allowance
+ Pension
+ Healthcare

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