A Quantity Surveyor is required to work for a rapidly growing medium sized contractor who carry out projects in the built environment throughout Central London. Due to continued success and an increasing order book, the hiring company require extra commercial support based out of their office in Covent Garden, Central London. This project will likely suit a candidate who has some experience of managing their own projects either for a similar sized main contractor / sub contractor or someone who has worked for a larger contractor as a #2 on projects but wants to work as the lead QS on projects.
Projects carried out from this office can range anywhere from £100k up to £20m and will be situated in Central London. You will split your time betweeb the office and visiting site to ensure that things are running to plan. All projects will be within the built environment, including new build, refurbishment and fit out. Sectors that the company are strongest include:
- High End Residential
Responsibilities and Duties
As Quantity Surveyor you will report to the Divisional Commercial Manager. You will be given you own project(s) to take control of from day one, with support from the Commercial Manager where required. Typical duties will include, but not be limited to:
- Producing monthly Cost Value Reconciliations
- Creating orders
- Producing valuations
- Managing payments
- Sub contractor procurement & management
- Keeping organised and accurate documentation for the project(s)
- Producing weekly and monthly reports
Desired Skills and Experience
- Must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage their own projects from procurement through to final accounts.
- Should have previous experience of working for a main contractor or sub contractor in the built environment
- Candidates must be highly professional with strong client facing skills
- Strong Planning and Organisational skills
A Degree qualification (or similar equivalent) would be preferred, however for candidates with relevant experience and no Degree will be considered
Employing Company Overview and Profile
The hiring company is a small to medium sized main contractor who are experiencing strong growth. Whilst being relatively small in size, the business has been established since 2000 and has gone from strength to strength in this time. Now they operate with a turnover of circa £60m and growing. The vast majority of their work comes from repeat clients and they can offer candidates the opportunity to manage their own projects across a wide range of sectors in the construction industry.
Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
Circa £45k - £65k + Pension + Bonus
25 Days Holiday per annum + Bank Holidays