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Job Ref:  204693802
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Yorkshire
City:  York
Post Code:  YO1
Salary:  £30000 - £35000/annum £30k - £35k
19/10/2016 02:39
Quantity Surveyor
York outskirts
£30k - £35k

Commutable from Selby, Pocklington, Tadcaster, York and Wetherby

Quantity Surveyor/Junior Project Manager

We are looking to add a qualified Quantity Surveyor to the commercial team due to an increase of workload both nationwide and overseas.

Company Overview

One of the world's leading creative design and build companies are looking for talented people to expand their first-class team. They work with some of the world's most exciting organisations including the IOC (International Olympic Committee), Dreamworks, Royal Palaces, Harrods, Hamleys, The Science Museum, The Natural History Museum.

Role Specification

Ideally you will have a proven track record and a full understanding of the development and fit-out. This can be in a Construction related capacity. However, will be able to personally manage projects ranging from £50K to £500K and, as part of the wider team, manage projects with project values ranging from £500K to £10m.

Summary of Role Responsibilities:

•Managing cash flow
•Compiling monthly valuations / invoices and reconciling final accounts.
•Monitoring contract costs and identifying overspends
•Assisting the contract manager and providing monthly cost reports.
•Carrying out any on site re measurements.
•Pricing and agreeing variations with the client / sub-contractors both pre and post contract
•Assist with estimating and project tenders
•Produce detailed project programs including critical milestones, which will be used to drive the project and protect the company's position.
•Coordination with our site building works, M&E requirements, CDM requirements, schedule integration, main contractor roles, as required
•Dealing with financial aspects - value engineering, producing monthly valuations, variation tracking, monthly cost reviews with finance.
•Organise and submit required samples, mock-ups, reports and other contractual submissions
•In house and Subcontractor Supervision
•Review of shop drawings submitted
•Liaison with third party designers, client and client team
•Factory reviews of works in progress and sign-offs on completed works
•Working with Production to ensure timely delivery of works
•Assisting with/producing RAMS.
•Supervise installation works, local and international, arranging site accommodation, travel, deliveries and security clearances as required.
•Arrange local site labour requirements, as required
•Supervise project completion works, snagging/defect lists, O&M Manuals and Warranty issues as required
•Be able to travel regionally and internationally, sometimes for extended periods

Skills and Experience

•You must be able to work on your own initiative and have a minimum of 7 years' experience in Quantity Surveying
•Minimum qualifications to be of H.N.C. / Degree R.I.C.S. standard
•Familiarity of both new and refurbishment fitting out contracts is essential, with a background knowledge of Design Build Contract documentation
•Client- facing: representing the company to clients and third parties.
•You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, integrity, respect for confidentiality, sound judgment and decision making skills
•A sound knowledge of construction trades, practices and H&S is essential
•A full understanding of the various specialist trades and close integration required to develop and fit-out Visitor Attraction based projects
•Good understanding of drawings, technical details, materials and construction processes
•Previous experience with-in an creative/artistic environment would be an advantage
•Be highly proficient in all Office based software, including Excel and MS Project
•Be highly numerical and be able to evaluate and monitor financial data throughout the duration of the project
Person Specification
•Forward thinking
•Team Player
•Must be efficient, detail minded, hardworking and responsible with a positive working attitude

Please email your CV immediately as my client would like to hold interviews asap. Or call Debbie at Quattro Recruitment in York for more information


This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Quattro Recruitment who operate as an employment business/agency
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