Senior Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
South East England
Up to £60k + package
Job Posted

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare the Cost / Value Reconciliation reports accurately and, in accordance with Company procedure. 
  • Prepare and agree Interim Valuations on time each month to the best commercial advantage for the company. 
  • Prepare and agree Final Accounts with Clients / Architects / Quantity Surveyor. 
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project. 
  • Agree Final Accounts with sub-contractors in accordance with company procedure under direction of Line Manager. 
  • Prepare cash-flow forecasts as directed by Line Manager at the commencement of the project and monthly thereafter, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast. 
  • To assist in the resolution of contractual disputes, disagreements and potential issues. 
  • Maintain control of sub-contractors accounts and minimize the cost of any variations. 
  • Prepare subcontractor payments. 
  • Attend design meetings and provide cost advice to the technical coordinator. 
  • Attend site meetings. 
  • Deal with client’s solicitors on the Company’s behalf in order to finalise section agreements, ensuring our position is protected. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Has previously carried out lead QS duties on housing projects, preferably within social housing and extra care.
  • Produces quality work of a high standard. 
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work. 
  • Manages time effectively, is able to plan and prioritise workload and meet deadlines without the need for prompting. 
  • Works well with others, builds positive and friendly relationships within and across teams, supporting colleagues when necessary. 
  • Behaves professionally in all dealings with clients, consultants, work colleagues, suppliers, subcontractors and the public showing respect towards others. 

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree qualified
  • Knowledge of JCT Suite of Contracts

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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