Quantity Surveyor - West Yorkshire

2021-01-12 16:05:502021-02-08 RecruitBuild
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Bradford, West Yorkshire
Area Yorkshire and Humberside, England Yorkshire and Humberside England Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sector ConstructionConstruction - Quantity Surveyor
Salary car allow/benefits package
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 894867_1610467555
Job Views 69

Quantity Surveyor

Project location: West 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 initially be involved in the successful commercial delivery of a £6m Care Home new build scheme in West Yorkshire.

The Opportunity and Role

My client is looking for a hands-on Quantity Surveyor with Project experience of £5m+. The role is offered on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for assisting with all financial aspects of projects working closely with the Project Manager. You will deliver desired margin return utilising high standards of commercial acumen.

Responsibilities - to assist 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)
  • Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with the value engineering
  • Advise on the selection of trade contractors
  • 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 quantity 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 projects of around £5m 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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