Senior Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
Midlands and East Anglia
£40 to 55k plus car allowance
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New Senior Quantity Surveyor position with a subcontractor based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.  

This is a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor looking to grow their career with a reputable subcontracting business. Looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to start as soon as possible.

Project Details

Senior Quantity Surveyor must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time. Project value ranges from 50k to 2 million pounds.

In this role, Quantity Surveyor will report directly to the Managing Director and oversee commercial activities across multiple projects. Responsibilities will include maximising cash flow, margin and market share via robust surveying practice.

This is an office position based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire with regular travel to site to London and nationwide as required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Liaising and collaborate with Directors, Contracts managers and operations teams in all contractual activities.
  • Liaising with Estimators at project handover to understand spec, scope and contract sums.
  • Preparing, submitting and agreeing interim valuations/applications in order to enhance commercial outcomes for the company.
  • Costing and agreeing variations and robust follow up to ensure payment.
  • Valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense.
  • Advising colleagues on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
  • Reporting on the overall financial position of contracts.
  • Assisting with tendering for projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Preferably at least 5 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience from a subcontractor background would be ideal
  • Ability to write effective letters and notices to ensure clients fulfil contractual obligations.
  • Team player
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to interact at different levels with other key members of the project team.
  • Good organisation skills to be able to organise and prioritise your workload.
  • IT skills, with proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • HNC, HND or Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or a related subject

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This Quantity Surveyor employer is a market-leading subcontractor primarily operating in London.

The company prides itself on having an excellent reputation in the industry enhancing some of the UK’s most prestigious buildings.

Full details will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Salary £40k - £55k depending on experience
  • Holiday 20 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Car allowance £5,5k

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