Senior Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
North and Scotland
Bolton, Lancashire
GBP£50k-£70k DOE
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An exciting and rare opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor or Commercial manager to move away from contracting and join a highly reputable consultancy in Bolton, North West.

The successful candidate will have experience in Quantity Surveying/ Commercial Management from a contracting background and wants to move away from the general QS duties and move into a specialist Senior Consultant role as part of the consultancy’s Surety team.

If this sounds like you, then this position could be a great career move. This is a specialist role offering consistent and secure employment, as the market currently does not have any other providers of this service!

Project Details

You will work for a reputable consultancy with a highly experienced senior management team where you can expect to act as a mediator between insolvent contractors or subcontractors and their clients within the Surety market.

Responsibilities and Duties

The specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Review of contract bonds and contract documents.
  • Liaising with insolvency practitioners
  • Guiding Employers in respect of contractual entitlements following termination of employment
  • Reviewing damages claims against Surety
  • Managing disputes and corresponding with lawyers
  • Reporting to Surety clients, issuing recommendations
  • Liaising with and/or instructing solicitors.
  • Writing up detailed reports
  • Negotiation and settlement of claims.

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience Required

  • Approximately 10 years’ experience in the construction industry.
  • Ideally commercial management experience with Tier 1 or Tier 2 Main Contractor
  • A good understanding of contractual matters and claims.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to establish good report with the claimants to address and solve claims.
  • Good report writing skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Qualified to degree level
  • Ideally RICS qualified

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a multi-disciplinary construction consulting firm with a focus on risk analysis and mitigation, expert witness, coaching, training, project management, commercial management, and dispute avoidance.

Since its founding, the company has built a solid and expanding clientele. It is ideally situated to offer clients across the country a high calibre of service, with multiple office sites around the United Kingdom.

The business is headed up by a highly respected senior management team who can provide excellent guidance and support to the successful candidate in their professional career development.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Basic Salary up to £70k (DOE)
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Competitive discretionary bonus
  • 5% matched pension contribution
  • Family Health Cover
  • £5k Core Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance 3 x Salary

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