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Job Ref:  204646663
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Glasgow
Post Code:  G3
Salary:  £NEG
09/10/2016 03:03
Exciting opportunity for a Civils Quantity Surveyor to join a Main Contractor with opportunities across the central belt.

Vast range of experience in delivering complex and sustainable infrastructure projects, this client know how to operate with the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise, whilst integrating with clients and local supply chains; to work within local communities.

Main Duties

* In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member(s), be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
* Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
* With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
* Ensure that necessary interface information between customers, sub-contractors and other departments is provided in a timely manner
* Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner
* Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner
* Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
* Continually monitor projected costs to completion in line with budget
* The purpose of the role is to ensure commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a specified project or range of projects.


Previous experience in Quantity Surveying, some of which should have been obtained within a relevant business environment and a valid CSCS card are required. Membership of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE.

The following are essential requirements for the role:

* Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
* Knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
* Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
* Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts
* Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
* Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
* Proficiency in administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
* Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
* Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
* Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
* Effective negotiation skills - both with internal and external customers
* Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projects

Additional Information

Excellent training, career progression opportunities and a competitive market salary including bonuses additional benefits to be discussed
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