My client is an established main contractor who have progressively grown over nearly 50 years, are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor in the Leicestershire area.
Roles and Responsibilities of a Quantity Surveyor:
• Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date.
• Providing financial information for reporting purposes and attending CVR meetings.
• Input into the procurement of key trades, working in line with the project procurement strategy.
• Preparation of final accounts, contracts, and cash flow forecasts.
• Managing associations in the supply chain through building and maintaining strong relationships.
• Site visits to undertake measures and re-measures.
• Management and control of variations.
• Value, certify and issue any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract.
The successful candidate will be providing commercial support to Project Quantity Surveyors and overall project team on all financial, contractual and client relationship concerns.
Working on varied projects ranging from £2m-£50m, you will be confident and able to develop within a close-knit team.
Experience and Skills
• You will need strong commercial ability with a focus on profit, cash and accurate reporting. You should be skilled and confident in cost forecasting including regular cost-to-complete and Budget reviews with contract delivery teams including commercial challenge.
• You will be responsible for reviewing allocation sheets and diaries providing feedback and advise as necessary.
• You should be experienced negotiating with Clients and contract administration including preparation of interim applications, preparation of cost reports (EVM), demonstrating Defined Cost and managing the early warning/change process etc.
• You should have detailed knowledge and commercial understanding of NEC forms of contract (Option C, D or E preferably). You will need to be capable of managing large subcontract packages under NEC Option A/B, in compliance with company processes and procedures including management of change (including Early Warnings), assessment of payment certificates and agreement of final accounts.
• You will be proficient in Earned Value Management techniques including analysis of large data sets from differing sources and formats. You will need to be highly skilled in Microsoft Excel so that you can complete these duties efficiently.
• You should possess strong knowledge of technical, professional, contractual and commercial matters relevant to the construction industry.
• You'll be capable of applying company governance and risk management processes to minimise risk, cost and maximise value.
• You should possess construction and civil engineering industry experience covering relevant sectors and markets in commercial positions with industry main contracting organisations.
• Strong numerical and IT skills, especially MS Excel.
• Valid UK driving licence.
• BSc/HNC in Quantity Surveying (preferred, not essential)
• Member of RICS or CICES
• Surveying: 2 years (Preferred)