Quantity Surveyor

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Reference

AL703

Sector

Site & Construction, Construction

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Manchester

Contract Type

Permanent

Consortio Recruitment Group are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to be based in Manchester. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an international market leader. They are a multi -technical leading company that delivers services in construction, Facilities management and energy.

Key points are:

  • Office based in Greater Manchester
  • Permanent basis (not fixed term or day rates)
  • Working for a leading main contractor
  • Has social housing experience (r&m, voids, compliance, planned works etc)
  • Ideally looking for a QS but open to look at experienced AQS’ looking to progress or possibly a SQS with the appropriate experience

General Overview

To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy.

Key Accountabilities

  • Control all expenditure
  • Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
  • To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
  • Continual use of the sub-contract data base
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunitiesTo manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works.
  • Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projectsWhere appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply changeAssisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
  • Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business developmentAny other reasonable management request

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 37.5hrs per week
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Adam at Consortio Recruitment is managing this role, all correspondence is treated in the strictest of confidence. 02380 981216 

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