Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Southampton

Advance TRS Construction are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a £70M new build public sector / MOD contract in Southampton. As Senior Quantity Surveyor this individual will be responsible for all financial aspects of the project working closely with the Project Team to control all commercial contractual matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend tender presentations for new projects, contribute, lead commercially and present figures for adjudications
  • Prepare, monitor and oversee subcontract procurement, compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis and issue purchase orders
  • Provide accurate turnover forecasts for inclusion within business unit Forward Order Book document on a monthly basis
  • Overall project financial control
  • Look for opportunities to batch up works where possible and gain economies of scale benefits
  • Ensure that off-site, modern methods of construction options are investigated and pursued wherever possible for all projects as early in the process as possible to maximise any available benefits

Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant trade / technical / degree qualified – MRICS preferred
  • Public Sector framework contracting
  • Experience of managing and running commercial aspects of a project
  • Previous management of commercial staff with proven record of target setting, measuring objectives and managing performance
  • Must be able to adapt their management style to suit different individuals and situations
  • Able to communicate clear expectations of performance and behaviour and act quickly to resolve issues.
  • Must take an active interest in developing others by providing opportunities for others to reach their full potential
  • Must be able to run effective and productive meetings.

The role will suit an individual who has been working at a Senior Quantity Surveyor level or as a Project Quantity Surveyor and who wishes to progress their career in a Senior Quantity Surveyor role.

In return for your skills and experience you will be joining a Tier One main contract organisation, a business who have been extremely successful in securing workload from lucrative public sector frameworks. You will join a business who focus on sectors where they have core and proven strengths as demonstrated by their track record, priding themselves on their level of repeat business contracts.

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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