Senior Quantity Surveyor

Up to £55k plus Benefits
30 Jul 2013
27 Aug 2013
Job Type

Key Responsibilities will include:

Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work

Advising on procurement strategy
Managing costs on a wide variety of new building projects and structures
Assisting in establishing a clients requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
Performing risk and value management and cost control
Providing advice on contractual claims
You will work in various sectors, i.e. education, infrastructure, retail and residential.
Preparing Cost Estimates and managing pre-construction period
Undertaking Post Contract Duties including valuations and variation management
Preparing Financial Reports of Project Status
Updating Project Data Bases
Client Management
Preparing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects
Negotiating new projects and fixed price premiums which are cost effective
Organising and chairing pre-award meetings with new sub-contractors
Monitoring of contra charges and notification to sub-contractors
Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments
Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates
Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings
Cash flow forecasting for projects and issuing monthly reports to accounts.
You will work in various sectors, i.e. education, infrastructure, retail and residential
Main Responsibilities

Set up an external folder that includes tender allowances and a rolling account, which is then updated periodically as the account changes
Internal project logs and forecasting sales
Negotiating with suppliers to maximize margin
Meeting with main contractors to discuss accounts, ensuring full understanding of our allowances
Commercial awareness for opportunities to maximize margin
Setting up financial packs with projected GM% margins and supplier quotations
Setting up of Design packs for handover to the CAD Design Manager
Set up a hand over report for operations and management showing allowances for each supplier and a graph showing progress
Site surveys to get full understanding of the installation and labour accounts and areas of potential for variations

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