Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref
MAX6005
Consultant
Stuart Hackett
Region
South East England
Location
Cranleigh, Surrey
Salary
Up tp £75k + package
Job Posted
14/11/2014
Type
Permanent
Status

 

Responsibilities and Duties

You will be the commercial lead for the project, reporting into a visiting Managing QS. The project is a £20m new build mansion project near Cranleigh, Surrey. The project includes the new build shell and core for the mansion as well as an energy centre, gatehouse and all infrastructure including roads and utilities. All of this is in a 1.5km x 1km greenfield site.
  • Lead the procurement process with the relevant construction manager and purchasing department
  • Manage all the procurement tools management packages
  • To make the tender package based on scope provided by the Project Manager
  • Acting as the Project Contracts Manager for the project
  • Subcontractor management
  • Working with the Project Manager to bring the project in on time with a high level of quality and on budget
  • Capable of managing others alongside an individual workload 
  • Having appropriate technical, legal and commercial knowledge 
  • Creates and maintains strong relationships internally and externally 
  • Administer the subcontract procurement process 
  • Sign agreements up to POA level 
  • Undertake the valuation and final account process 
  • Provide and monitor cashflow projections 
  • Manage the resolution of disputes above an agreed level 
  • Undertake appraisals and make recommendations to line management over staff-related issues 

Desired Skills and Experience

Essential 

  • Experience working on bespoke new build projects 
  • Strong commercial awareness. 
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work. 
  • Communicates information and ideas proactively and confidentially in a way which is received positively, both verbally and in writing. Shares knowledge with others. 
  • Manages time effectively 

 Desirable

  • Recent experience working on projects valued at least £15m strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in a main contractor.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree or other technical qualification. 
  • RICS / CIOB qualification. 

Employing Company Overview and Profile

You will be joining a top tier main contracting company who are a global force in the building, civil works, energy and services sectors. The hiring company in the UK has 10 offices around the UK with circa 1,700 employees in total and a turnover of over £800m and growing year on year.

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