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Senior Quantity Surveyor job in Cambridgeshire

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Job Ref:  204646430
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Cambridgeshire
Post Code:  CB1
Salary:  £55000 - £65000/annum Car/Allowance, Pension, H/Care etc
09/10/2016 03:03
Vacancy Summary

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Permanent

Job Ref: #256

Location: Cambridgeshire

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: To £65k basic plus competitive package

Company & Project: Top 10 main contractor operating in the Commercial, Education, Leisure & Retail sectors on a national basis, are seeking to recruit an experienced an effective Senior Quantity Surveyor to complement their Commercial Management team, based in Cambridgeshire.

Our client has an enviable track record in the Cambridge market and have delivered projects ranging from £5m to £40m in this area for over 50 years, in addition to being part of a national office network.

The senior management team is well respected for its effective leadership, employee development, and business acumen, which has led to the business achieving year-on-year growth for 8 of the past 10 financial periods.

Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will take responsibility for managing all daily commercial management functions, including but not limited to; measurement & valuations, applications for payment, reconciling accounts, dealing with sub-contract orders and enquiries, through to practical completion of the project and settling final accounts.

Previous experience in managing projects £10m+ as No1 QS is essential, along with a strong working knowledge of assisting with CVR's and monthly reporting.

The projected profit, cash-flow and margin realisation is the key responsibility for surveyors in this business, as such it is expected that the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong track record in each of these areas.

Starting on a £12m D&B school project under JCT form of contract, you will have a soft landing reporting the the Commercial Manager responsible for the project, upon completion in 2017 you will then move onto a new project from Pre Con phase through to final account.

Desirable Experience:

* Minimum 10 years+ experience as a QS on Construction projects in excess of £10m.
* Good knowledge of JCT & NEC contracts for Design & Build projects, previous experience working on 2 stage tenders is essential.
* Excellent negotiation skills and previous experience procuring subcontractors.
* Strong track interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, along with the clear experience of running projects as No 1 QS on site.
* Adept with achieving projected profit on large construction projects.
* Previous Roles: Senior Quantity Surveyor OR Project QS OR Quantity Surveyor.

Qualifications & Skills: Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management from a recognised institution at 2:1 or better. MRICS or MCIOB advantageous.

Application Process: If you would like more information on this Senior Quantity Surveyor position or any other vacancy please email your current CV through to; where it will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your CV is of interest.

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