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Quantity Surveyor - East

Company pension scheme and company healthcare scheme - Professional & Technical
Ref: 480 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Oct 2018
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We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor in Hertfordshire to effectively manage project commercial functions, take an active role in subcontract procurement, manage change control both upstream and downstream and produce month end CVR reports. Ultimately reporting to the Commercial director but working in close liaison with project management teams you will be responsible for the day-to-day quantity surveying and commercial management on a variety of projects with values ranging from £250k to £2m.

Our client is an established ductwork contractor specialising in manufacture, installation, setting to work and commissioning of ventilation and air conditioning systems.

The principle responsibilities of the Quantity Surveyor are:-

  • Investigate, reconcile, validate and report against contract sum or agreed cost plans.
  • Diligently review contract provisions and client procedures.
  • Set up, produce and present monthly cost reconciliation reports.
  • Monitor and advise on procurement budgets and take an active role in agreeing strategies.
  • Monitor and advise on contract package scope, qualifications and methods of procurement.
  • Set, monitor, and manage contract risks and opportunities.
  • Produce enquiry and sub contract documentation.
  • Analyse bid returns (where applicable) and advise/support sub contract negotiations.
  • Produce templates for monthly payment applications.
  • Produce templates, complete and submit monthly applications for payment.
  • Negotiate acceptable certifications.
  • Receive, review, assess and validate sub-contractor applications for payment.
  • Identify change and advise clients via early warning procedure.
  • Seek and manage client change instructions.
  • Monitor, manage and price change for best value generation and recovery.
  • Ensure all formal notices are made effectively and on time.
  • Effectively maintain records, letters, e-mails, notices, drawings, site records computer data etc.
  • Monitor programmes, delays, disruption etc. and create record base for future recovery as necessary.
  • Conclude all commercial functions to final account stage.

The successful Quantity Surveyor will have:-

  • A minimum 5 years similar experience with either a ductwork contractor, other specialist subcontractor or an M&E contractor.
  • Previous experience of running projects as the commercial lead or No.2.
  • Previous experience of managing multiple, simultaneous sub contract accounts.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the HGCRA act including amendments.
  • Working knowledge of JCT/NEC forms of contract.
  • Qualification in quantity surveying or suitable, demonstrable vocational training.
  • CSCS card.

In return for this, the company offer a full pension scheme, company healthcare as well as a competitive salary, negotiable based on the individuals experience and expertise.

This is primarily a full time PAYE position 08:30 to 17:00 Monday - Friday, however freelance candidates will be considered.

If this position interests you, please upload your cover letter and CV and contact Daniella on 01256 637227.