Quantity Surveyor

Hays Building
London, South London
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
25 Sep 2020
23 Oct 2020
Andrew Dique
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
They have been established for over 7 decades, but it's the last decade that has seen the biggest growth period due to technology advances, established business relationships and a set team. In that time, they have project and cost managed £585m+ worth of projects ranging from £50,000 to £39m.

Working across multiple sectors including healthcare, education, commercial, residential and M&E, they provide project management and cost consultancy services from small renovation projects through to multi million pound developments. In addition to this and through an associated company, they also venture outside of the UK to work in the Middle East, Africa, South America and mainland Europe where there has been work required with little or no support in remote locations, under extreme time pressures or where there is little capacity in the local market. This offers a unique and exciting look at cost management techniques across various regions across the world, as well as adding variety to a work portfolio.

As a result of continued growth, even in the pandemic, they are now looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team, that will sit and support the Senior QS and be a mentor to the Junior QS's.

Your new role
In the role of the Quantity Surveyor, you will be performing the following duties; managing projects from 'cradle to grave', estimating and producing feasibility cost plans, including option appraisals, providing reasoned procurement proposals for Senior review and approval, drafting/production of Tender documentation, tender process administration, checking and analysing tenders, including preparing tender reports, assessing Stage 2 Tender submissions and assessing/preparing Value for Money reports, dealing with variations and the change control process, conducting valuations, preparing monthly Cost Reports and general Contract Administration. Producing Bills of Quantities / Schedule of Works and managing £575m database of internal costs data, obtaining and assessing quotations for specialist equipment to improve cost estimating accuracy, implementation of Strategic Cost Management processes for reporting as well as assist in Business development of new Clients.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this role you will need to have the following qualifications, skills and experience; Degree Qualified (Cost Management / Quantity Surveying), post-Grad experience in relevant work placement (Quantity Surveying Role), experience of supervising / producing bills of quantities to a high standard, proficient in MS Office, commenced or looking to commence RICS APC process You will need experience of construction estimating software (RIPAC, CostX, etc), experience of digital measurement software for automated take off, extensive knowledge of SMM7, NRM1 & NRM2, knowledge in standard JCT forms and awareness of NEC3/NEC4 Forms and proven cost management application.

What you'll get in return
As part of the package for this role, you can expect a salary of up to £40k along with a discretionary bonus, holidays, professional fees paid for and pension options.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Andrew Dique now on 020 8464 6678. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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