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Job Ref:  204763987
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Plymouth
Post Code:  PL3
11/10/2016 03:22
Our client is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner.

Key Responsibilities:
•To agree terms and conditions of subcontractors and incorporate within documentation to forward direct to subcontractor.
•To coordinate and manage the selection of subcontractors (working closely with the Procurement Manager) for tender enquiries ensuring that a balanced range is chosen capable of delivering the required price, quality and duration.
•To coordinate subcontractor tender responses and provide full comparisons of all quotes vs. the tender allowances, showing a best price, further negotiation to provide the best possible price and the buy-in of the operations team.
•To place and coordinate the placement by others of subcontractor orders to an agreed set of terms and actively participate in engaging the subcontractor in the pre-contract handover with the operations team.
•To produce or have produced valuation breakdowns in an agreed format to maximise cash flow and to keep the Surveying/Commercial Manager informed at all times.
•To be responsible for chasing valuations, certificates, invoices and cash from clients to hit the required cash flow targets.
•To ensure that all variations are produced and claimed, including other formal records for extra works and to maximise the evaluation of these.
•To ensure that all appropriate Certificates of Practical and Partial Completion are timely collected and utilised in releasing retentions.
•To present the final account as soon as possible after practical completion and present financial appraisals continually as the works progress always driving to maximise the rightful valuation of the works.
•To coordinate and produce claims for accelerations, loss and expense as required for submission when required.
•To own the project profitability whether involved directly or through a direct line report.
•Take ownership for contractual issues that may arise both directly and through direct line reports.


Key Skills and Qualifications:
•Proven experience of surveying, ideally within construction, and refurb projects.
•Excellent communicator, with high level of computer literacy.
•Attention to detail.
•Full confidence in accuracy of estimates/tenders produced.
•Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines.
•Highly organised and efficient.
Please note the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check
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