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Job Ref:  204709286
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  New Jersey
City:  Newark
Post Code:  NG22
Salary:  £37500 - £47500/annum Plus car allowance & package
21/10/2016 03:38
Our client is a successful main contractor working on retail construction, fit out and refurbishment projects for leading high street brands. This typically provides a fast paced and challenging environment within which to work and we are looking for a dynamic individual to fulfil a forthcoming permanent Quantity Surveyor vacancy in a friendly open plan office.

The ideal candidate will have gained a construction related degree and be working within the industry as a Quantity Surveyor and have experience of reputable construction and/or fit out contractors.

The position includes overall responsibility for the management of projects from tender stage through to completion. Ultimately a strong sense of commercial management is required for the role and you would be expected to become involved in a wide range of issues that may arise. However specific duties may include:

Preparation of costing documentation and preparation of tenders

Preparation and management of subcontract enquiries and subcontractor tender returns, dealing with all queries as they arise in a timely manner

Preparation of subcontractor cost comparison and subcontractor selection reports

Measurement (from both drawings and site visits) of works elements to maximize income earning opportunity including the preparation of bills of quantities. The ability to measure from CAD would be an advantage

Assisting Contracts Management with cost control and reduction, claims and the valuation of subcontractor works for interim payment and Final Account settlement

The timely preparation of ongoing Cost Reports for both Client and internal management purposes

Preparation and collation of supporting information for Clients Final Accounts submission and settlement

Identification and minimisation of financial risk within projects

Liaison with management to understand all necessary commercial aspects of each department including liaising with colleagues and site staff where input and support is required.

Maintain and enhance relationships with existing and new subcontractors and suppliers, and the Client's Team


Ideally you will be a Degree Qualified Quantity Surveyor or possess similar relevant qualifications

Substantial experience in quantity surveying within relevant construction environments is essential, along with strong problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills

You must be a strong communicator at all levels, from dealing with subcontractors through to client facing situations

A good working knowledge of IT is essential, particularly MS Excel

CSCS card required

Experience of working with various forms of contract advantageous

Excellent communication skills will be essential as you will be liaising with Clients, Consultants, sub-contractors and senior management.

You will be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have experience at a similar level, or be looking to take the next step on the career ladder. Membership of a recognised professional body is desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who is willing to be flexible, hands on and willing to go the extra mile when required due to the nature of the company.

If you have experience in a similar role or are looking to make the next step up in your career then please forward your CV for consideration.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Approach Personnel only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities
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