|Job Ref:||204671854||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Preston Brook||Address:||Post Code:||WA7||Salary:||£45000 - £55000/annum Car Allowance||Post Date:||11/10/2016 09:04|
Senior Quantity Surveyor|
Monday & Friday - Preston Brook
Tues/Wed/Thurs - Walthamstow
**The ideal candidate will be based in the NW, and commute to and from the Project, as work following this project could potencially be based anywhere in the UK.***
Our clients innovative project in Walthamstow is part of a large residential scheme on Blackhorse Lane. Over seven storeys, the student accommodation site will include 484 cluster beds and 45 studios, encircling a beautifully landscaped courtyard.
Expected for completion in August 2017, they are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to take the commercial lead on this project, being based in their offices in the North West, but of course with regular travel to the site for two - three days per week.
Working as part of an open and commercial driven team, both on site and in the office, you will be busy with a wide variety of different duties such as;
1 Take ownership of your project with the relevant contracts manager for both progress and commercial matters.
2 Preparing 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
3 Updating information on progress of projects and passing to Commercial Director as required
4 Ensure continuous communication with other team members to review contract progress and address immediately associated issues
5 Ensure that payment applications for subcontractors are paid in accordance with the conditions agreed and provide accordingly any supporting information relevant to their claim.
6 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.
7 Attending site weekly (or as required) to review issues including providing solutions and advice to ensure successful project completion
8 Procurement is generally undertaken by the Procurement Department, however the QS are to confirm the budgets and review the contents of the subcontractor orders.
9 Advising the Commercial Director of any potential disputes arising between our client and the Subcontractors
10 Issuing withholding and payment notices within the correct time scales.
11 Responding to all subcontractors correspondence where required.
12 Working to deadlines set by myself and others within the team
13 Delegating and monitor tasks to trainee Quantity Surveyor
14 Ensuring the workforce employed on site are treated fairly and communication is filtered through to them.
15 Ensuring cash flow is maintained in our favour during course of the contract and provide early forecasting of any short fall should that be relevant.
16 Ensuring continuous correspondence with consultants including monitoring content of correspondence to be specific, relevant and grammatically correct.
17 Identifying and review key performance indicators with Commercial Director
18 Monitoring and review procurement - including placing subcontract orders and ensure they arrive on time and within budget
19 Setting and monitor subcontract final accounts
20 Closing off final accounts and liabilities on the balance sheet
21 Ensuring all team members are aware of any issues on site including any potential claim disputes on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
22 Ensuring filing of site project correspondence is maintained
23 Reviewing adjustment to costs to be pursued on old contracts
24 Ensuring weekly photos are stored on file and backed-up.
Interested? To be successful for this exciting role, you will need to possess the following skills and experience:
* Requiring education/ qualifications to a level of NVQ 4, Degree, HND or equivalent experience within a Quantity Surveying or related field
* Excellent knowledge of Contract Law and the ability to apply this within commercial matters
* Strong time management and assertiveness
* Strong Health & Safety awareness
In return, our client offer an attractive benefits package, which will include the following;
* This role is offering a competitive salary plus benefits dependent on experience.
* 25 days holiday
* Life Assurance - 3x salary death in service
* Company Pension
* Medicash Medical Cash Plan Scheme
* Car or Car Allowance
* Travel Compensation
* Living Allowance