Quantity Surveyor - Yorkshire

2021-01-06 15:33:112021-02-02 RecruitBuild
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire
Area Yorkshire and Humberside, England Yorkshire and Humberside England Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sector ConstructionConstruction - Quantity Surveyor
Salary car allow/benefits package
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 894823_1609947196
Job Views 141

Quantity Surveyor - Project Based

Project location: Yorkshire

The Company

This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning, forward thinking and dynamic business with a Leeds Head Office. This is a company that will value your work life balance and reward you, not only with excellent salary and package, but also with a people centred culture? Our client is looking to add to their very talented team, with a Quantity Surveyor. You will be involved in the successful commercial delivery of projects from £5m to £25m in the Care Home or High Rise Residential sectors.

The Opportunity and Role

My client is looking for a hands-on Quantity Surveyor with Project experience up to a minimum of £10m. The role is offered on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for assisting with all financial aspects of projects working closely with the Senior Quantity Surveyor, Project Manager and/or Project Director. You will deliver desired margin return utilising high standards of commercial acumen, reporting into the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager.

Responsibilities - to assist the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager in the following:

  • Develop and maintain close relationships with client, consultants and subcontractors to continuously improve the customer experience and support future repeat and negotiated business
  • Attend tender presentations for new projects, contribute, lead commercially and present
  • During proposal stage, prepare the budget and prelims build up, obtain and vet trade contractor bids, compile the company information section for the proposal document and collate the overall document
  • Able to develop an initial concept budget and prepare a detailed cost plan for the Project Manager to agree with the client
  • Prepare trade contractor bid list in conjunction with the Project Manager and obtain approval via team meetings
  • Confirm project insurance arrangements
  • Able to prepare and monitor bid package tender schedule and report against the cost plan where required
  • Advise client on contract procurement routes available
  • Agree 2nd stage lump sum tenders and GMP's
  • Prepare and monitor Subcontract Procurement Schedule, compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis and issue purchase orders
  • Place orders and instruct trade contractors. (Including compiling subcontracts/works contacts/trade contracts)
  • Prepare financial section of project report
  • Handle receipt and distribution of drawings and other relevant information and maintain control
  • Attend design team meetings and trade contractor meetings
  • Manage change orders in conjunction with the Site/Project Manager
  • Prepare, submit and agree monthly costs reports, collating information from other Project/Assistant surveyors as necessary
  • Instruct accounts to invoice clients
  • Instruct accounts to pay subcontracts and suppliers
  • Prepare, submit and agree periodic valuations for work completed to date with trade contractors and the client
  • Instruct accounts to invoice clients and to pay subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare 'rolling' final account throughout project and agree at PC
  • Close out financial account and retention releases
  • Prepare final account reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for the Directors responsible
  • Provide feedback to trade contractors on completion
  • Prepare monthly cost reports including any relevant information provided by Project/Assistant surveyors
  • Internal reporting via billing monitors, MCR's and interim CVR's
  • To ensure HSQE and quality standards, operating processes, company policies, ISO accreditations and all legislative requirements are understood, always implemented and adhered to
  • The Person

    You will:

  • Be degree qualified or NVQ, Btec or Higher National equivalent
  • Have 5 years full time experience in a surveying role
  • Possess a good Understanding of JCT and NEC forms of contract & Contract law
  • Possess a good knowledge and understanding of Word and Excel packages
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of delivering high rise residential projects or other major construction projects of around £20m or above
  • If you think that this role matches your experience and are interested in exploring the role further, then please apply.

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