Senior Quantity Surveyor

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We have been tasked to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a increasingly busy specialist main contract organisation covering industrial projects across London and the Eastern Region. The initial scheme consists of a £40M new build industrial scheme in Colchester

Role Overview:

As Senior QS you will be working under a Managing Surveyor, it is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team and to become an important part of the Commercial resource. The project is a £40M industrial project which is due to finish in 2024. The successful candidate will be on the project from inception to completion with the scheme due to start early 2023.

As Senior QS, you will play an integral role in the management, direction and successful completion of new build projects located across the East. Your focus will be to build and lead a high performing commercial team that manages build cost and maximises margin whilst enhancing value for money for our Clients and achieving the required standards and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

Commercial & Contractual

  • Analysis of tender allowances
  • The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions
  • Subcontract and Design Procurement
  • Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts

Financial Reporting

  • Cash management and maximisation
  • Cash Flow and Turnover forecast
  • Provision of standard reports
  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor, specifically on Design and Build;
  • Experience of working on high value commercial mixed used use buildings would be of benefit
  • Relevant Quantity Surveying/Construction related qualification
  • Applies high level technical skills across a range of functional or business activities
  • Effective cash management
  • Provides commercial appraisal of projects for audit purposes
  • Makes commercially sound decisions (in terms of profitability and productivity)
  • Raises commercial awareness in the business unit
  • Proactive, Self-aware, empathetic and constructive leadership used to successfully plan and deliver change and management of projects.
  • Focuses in on the long term benefits to the employer when making plans and decisions
  • Clearly demonstrates the capability and drive to successfully carry out the key requirements of business leaders
  • Builds trusting relationships based on open communication and mutual respect
  • Demonstrates the appropriate passion, energy and enthusiasm to succeed

In return for your skills, experience and abilities you will be joining an expert professional team who work alongside their clients to meet budget, offering innovative solutions. This contractor’s business model is based upon quality rather than volume, aiming to work for select clients, providing repeat business, ensuring standards remain high and quality of staff is not diluted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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