Job: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Howard James Reccruitment, Northwich, Winsford, Knutsford

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Job TitleSenior Quantity Surveyor
Salary £50,000 – £55,000
Location Preston Brook
Job Information

Our client are one of the UK’s leading Contruction and Development businesses and due to recent growth of the company they are looking to recruit an experienced, senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team based out of the Preston Book offices

The Main responsibilities for the role are the monitor and ensure effective cost reporting, additionally you will also be respnosble for the following:

  • Prepare monthly cost reports and management reports forecasting accurately from commencement to completion of the project on financial and progress issues on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Procurement is generally undertaken by the Procurement Department, however the QS are to confirm the budgets and review the contents of the subcontractor orders.
  • Advise the Commercial Director of any potential disputes arising between WJS and the Subcontractors.
  • Issue withholding and payment notices within the correct time scales.
  • Respond to all subcontractors correspondence where required.
  • Take ownership of your project with the relevant contracts manager for both progress and commercial matters.
  • Updating information on progress of projects and passing to Commercial Director as required.
  • Working to deadlines set by myself and others within the team.
  • Delegate and monitor tasks to trainee Quantity Surveyor.
  • Ensure continuous communication with other team members to review contract progress and address immediately associated issues.
  • Attending site weekly (or as required) to review issues including providing solutions and advice to ensure successful project completion.
  • Ensuring the workforce employed on site are treated fairly and communication is filtered through to them.
  • Ensure that payment applications for subcontractors are paid in accordance with the conditions agreed and provide accordingly any supporting information relevant to their claim.
  • Properly advise the client of variations and forecasting of the account including advising them of progress and delays and supporting this with relevant document correspondence.
  • Ensure cash flow is maintained in our favour during course of the contract and provide early forecasting of any short fall should that be relevant.
  • Ensure continuous correspondence with consultants including monitoring content of correspondence to be specific, relevant and grammatically correct.
  • Identify and review key performance indicators with Commercial Director.
  • Monitor and review procurement – including placing subcontract orders and ensure they arrive on time and within budget.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • NVQ Level 4, HND, Degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Contract Law
  • Strong time management and assertiveness
  • Health & Safety awareness

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Excellent salary and large company benefits apply

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