Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
Midlands and East Anglia
Tamworth, Staffordshire
up to £45k + Car or Car Allowance
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A new Quantity Surveyor job role open to join a leading civil engineering infrastructure and marine contractor who specialises in civil and marine operations in the UK. Previous project experience as an assistant QS or QS civil engineering, marine, groundworks or piling related contracting works ideal.

Project Details

This Quantity Surveyor role will work on a range of marine related civil engineering projects in the Midlands which include lake, river, flood defences, bridges, marinas, canal works and lock gates. Project values range between £30k and £4.5M in value.

Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for Commercial performance of projects to achieve optimum recovery and cash flow and effective and fair management of Suppliers and sub-contractors. Duties will be to To manage the commercial delivery of all assigned projects and report financial results in a responsible manner to meet the needs of the business while developing client relationships. Flexible working from home available with 2-3 days in the office.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Quantity Surveyor responsibilities will be to:

  • Produce contract Budgets, Costs to Complete and Cash Flow Forecasts to enable real time decisions to be made for the commercial benefit of LAWS and the client
  • Manage the assets of the business efficiently
  • Understand the contract programme in terms of critical path, Contractors float, Key dates, Completion date & Planned Completion as required by the contract
  • Manage the procurement of Sub-contractors in a timely manner with competitive tenders wherever possible
  • Client Management – create and maintain open communication with the client and assist the Divisional Business Manager with client related commercial issues
  • Manage the client’s forecast cost to complete giving consideration to their project budget and the completion date

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5-6 years’ experience in relevant civil engineering, marine, groundworks or piling related contracting works. Additional years of experience welcome for Senior Quantity Surveyor role
  • Experience of working in or around flowing and tidal waters desireble
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NEC forms of contract
  • Management of contracts up to £3million in value
  • Operational experience of projects and understanding of construction contracts
  • Submission of interim Applications for Payment
  • Agreement of Final Accounts
  • Cost Value reporting
  • Client and Sub-contractor management on projects
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to liaise and converse with clients in a professional manner
  • Able to carry out site visits and be comfortable in and around river/coastal environment

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • HND/Degree in Quantity Surveying or commercial management of construction contracts is desirable but not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A leading national civil engineering and marine contractor and specialist contractor operating from regional hubs across the UK. With clients including the Environment Agency and the Canal and River Trust, as well as main contractors and developers, this marine and civils specialist is steadily growing in size and reputation.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Hybrid Working, work from home 2-3 days and in office 2-3 days
  • Car Allowance or company car
  • Other benefits will be disclosed to short listed applicants

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