Konnect are currrently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join a local Civil Engineering firm, based in Winchester. Our client specialises in Civil Engineering, groundworks, Demolition, Remeditation and Soil treatment.
Our client is expanding due to demands of up and coming projects. across both the commercial and residental sectors.
* Measurement, pricing and evaluation of tenders
* Manage the process from contract award through to final account agreement
* Cost management / CVR reporting and forecasting
* Reporting progress to senior management
* Management and administration of sub-contractor accounts
* Producing and submitting applications for payment
* Previous experience in a similar position
* Experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors
* Provide early cost advice to clients on variations, ensuring only authorised variations are undertaken.
* Understand construction issues, drawings and works. Ensure projects have all current drawings/ up to date information to work from
* Identify commercial risks and provide appropriate solution/response
* Understand procurement and it’s impact on job cost/performance
* Value completed work, ensuring timely payment/ retention payments
* Relevant Qualification (e.g.HNC/HND/Degree/Diploma) or equivalent
* Relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor (5yrs +)
* A background of working with sub-contractors in groundworks.
* Proficient computer skills particularly in excel.
* General knowledge of contracts/ contractual terms
* General reasoning ability and ability to take on new concepts quickly and efficiently.
* Possess good skill with numbers and strong mathematical ability.
* Ability to gather and analyse information skilfully.
* Good negotiation skills
If this position sounds of interest to you, please contact Claire Spiers at Konnect Recruit
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