Quantity Surveyor

Wigan Council
Wigan Town Hall
from £37,890 to £41,881
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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Salary Band
£35,000 - £44,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Building

Quantity Surveyor

Your role:

The job role is to assist the Senior Quantity Surveyor with the procurement and financial management of the Council’s construction projects programme from initial budget setting to post contract audit. You will work closely with the cost management team to ensure the council is achieving value for money across all aspects of the wider team’s activities. You will be expected to develop close working relationships with the wider team, initiating close coordination of all the elements of the project including all change control procedures.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will provide a full commercial support service to the Capital Project Team, compiling and maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements. You will assist with managing the tendering and quantity surveying functions on projects developed and procured by the section. You will prepare detailed feasibility and pretender estimates and undertake all aspect of financial contract management. You will assist in the development of procurement strategies for major projects including the recommendation of preferred procurement route(s), relevant form(s) of contract and tender document preparation for each project. You will identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks and prepare and analyse costings to establish recommendations on tenders returned.

About you:

You will be confidant and assertive professional with a passion for achieving positive outcomes for our customers and the organisation.  You will be a team player and have the self-assurance to work on your own initiative and make the right decisions.  You will be a great communicator and will be used to liaising with a range of people both internal and external to the organisation.  You will be eager to explore new opportunities, maximising them to improve the service and will be keen to take on new challenges.

About us:

The Capital Projects Team are a small but enthusiastic team of construction professionals that turnover around £10M pa in capital projects and maintenance works to mainly education premises and some corporate properties. Our work ranges from the project management of minor reactive/planned repairs and statutory compliance services to major new build projects up to £25M relying heavily on a team working ethos to deliver projects on time, on budget and to high quality standards.

Apply for the post via the link below

Quantity Surveyor https://greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/WG-54631/

If you require an informal discussion, please contact David Clegg 01942 486026

Closing date is the 4th January 2022, with shortlisting from the 5th January 2022.

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