Senior Quantity Surveyor - Project focused role

Location
Watford
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP45000 per annum + +car or allowance - grade V6
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
14032155/001
Contact
David Turner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An amazing opportunity to manage 3 projects of varying size with a high visibility to the business.

Key stakeholder management is essential in this role and candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong level of exposure in this area.

Client Details

My client is an established Facilities Service Provider offering a chance to join their business as a Senior Quantity Surveyor running several key projects currently in operation.

This employer has recently gained further traction in the Facilities market and continue to grow their profits and in turn their head counts. They are offering excellent opportunities to develop and grow within your role as well as rise up through the ranks within the business.

Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Project focused role

Tasks & Responsibilities:


* Have a clear understanding of the contract applicable to the project on which your are working and the risks and opportunities that this presents.
* Understand and implement the requirements of the client's Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these
* Develop a high level of competence in the application of IT skills
* Maintain a wide knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information
* Act upon the MI available from our IT records to drive commercial improvement through the project
* Promote Lean management principles and lead discussions around how Lean can influence your contract
* Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
* Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
* Maintain a high level understanding of planning and programming to ensure accurate progress reporting
* Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning
* Anticipate and plans change in commercial resource within a project
* Manage the production of timely accounts for use in managing the business

Profile

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Project focused role

The right person for this role will be a self-starter and able to just 'get on' with the job from day one. There are people who are able to offer support to the chosen candidate but all candidates applying should be confident in their ability to complete the basic tasks without concern.

This candidate will take the pressure off the Head of Commercial and should be senior enough to manage the day to day issues that arise both in terms of the projects and staff in the team.

Candidates should display the following attributes:

  • calm and collected approach
  • clear and concise delivery of instructions
  • overall experience in surveying and relaying messages through appropriate means
  • experience having been responsible for budgets between £3m - £6m
  • experience getting 'stuck in' and the ability to 'roll your sleeves up' as this role will involve approving purchase orders as low as £50 for example
  • management of junior surveyors or commercial assistants (there are 2 direct reports in this position)
  • ability to interrogate contracts with opportunity to reduce costs to the business
  • attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

Job Offer

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Project focused role

Real Estate and Property

Watford

Swindon

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