May 06, 2024

Quantity Surveyor

£55,000 - £70,000 yearly
  • CVLibrary
  • Barbican, Greater London

Job Description

About the company: Our privately owned client is a leading name within the enabling works industry that prides themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver projects within budget and to programme, whilst always maintaining high standards and quality. They are a professional, technically minded and modern outfit who have proven success of operating primarily as principle contractor on their projects throughout the South East. Much of their work is secured due to repeat business and package values range up to £25M. As a multifaceted contractor, their core areas of expertise include demolition, dismantling, temporary works, façade retention, structural alterations and substructure packages and current turnover stands in excess of £130M. Our client recruits only the best - who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for over 10 years, I would highly recommend them due to the fact they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage professionals to grow and develop in their career. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation. About the opportunity: Due to a healthy order book, there is need for a Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Director in the successful commercial and financial management of projects and tenders within the enabling works sector with packages ranging up to £10M. As a Quantity Surveyor, you will assist in managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensure delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships. Key responsibilities will include assisting in the day to day tasks to provide further commercial support to both project delivery and estimating teams within the company which can be broken down into the following; Assisting in the prompt presentation for all applications for payment and final accounts, including all contractual entitlements / assisting in ensuring that all payments are received in accordance with the contract terms, as well as assisting in the preparation and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliations (CVR) and final cost/value forecasts. This opportunity will also encompass procurement, negotiation and the placing of sub-contract orders; which inevitably leads to assisting in the financial and commercial management of sub-contracts through settlement of Final Accounts. All tasks need a high level of detail and pride in presentation, especially when drafting contractual letters/notices to ensure they are presented in accordance with the contract requirements. About the benefits and rewards: For this opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £55,000 - £70,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, travel expenses will be covered in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company. Outside of the remuneration, this opportunity is offering fantastic career progression opportunities for the right professional to the structure of the team. About the requirements: In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, you must have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience and this must have been gained whilst working for a construction or civil engineering contractor in the South East. Previous experience of working on enabling works projects (demolition, RC, Groundworks and basement construction) is essential. How to apply: If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to me or call the main office landline on (phone number removed) to discuss further on a confidential basis

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