|Job Title||Senior Quantity Surveyor|
|Contract Type||Permanent full-time|
|Job Published||19 days ago|
Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
Performing risk and value management and cost control;
Advising on procurement strategy;
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
Allocating work to subcontractors.
Providing advice on contractual claims;
Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.
Arranging payments to suppliers and contractors
Preparing and submitting final accounts
Working with the commercial team to estimate the type and amount of materials necessary to deliver the contract against the agreed specifications
Estimating the cost of plant and equipment.
Working with the construction team to help predict the timescales of a project, which has a considerable bearing on cost
Feasibility and cost planning, procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
Attend CVR meetings as required and produce final cost to completion forecasts
Identify variations and liaise with the project manager on same
Keep account of all CVI, RFI’s and site instructions
· Maintain transparent communication by conducting regular individual meetings with team members to monitor individual performance against set objectives and provide effective performance feedback.
· Coach, mentor, and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding in line with the company onboarding programme and providing career development planning and opportunities.
· Collaborate with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ an appropriate number of employees, when required.
· Provide oversight and direction to team members in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures.Maintain workforce planning schedules, including effective management of absences, sickness, holidays, and training requirements
· Having or working towards a professional membership is desirable, but relevant on the job project experience is equally valid and will be considered alongside any qualifications (it is recognised that experience will differ according to the role level, for example from a Trainee/Assistant QS who is willing to study or comes from an industrial placement to the more established and Senior QS roles where significant Commercial and Project Experience is required).
· Relevant Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degrees are desirable but not essential for this role, as equivalent practical experience is equally as welcome.
Examples of Recognised Qualifications or Accreditations could include:
· HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent practical experience.
· Further qualifications could include membership to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). MRICS, etc.
· A BTEC in Building Studies, Building Engineering or Building Management or a HNC / HND / Degree in Quantity Surveying (including an industrial placement).
· Relevant CSCS Card (Experienced Technical Supervisor, Supervisory, Professionally Qualified Person or Manager) is welcome, but is not essential.
· 5 + years previous experience within the construction industry or specialist knowledge regarding specific project of division requirement.
· Experience of working with a cross section of teams both internally and externally.