Quantity Surveyor

Company:  Foresight Search Ltd
Location: Somerset
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Portishead

Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + package

Sector: Building & Refurbishment

Start Date: Immediate

Quanity Surveyor - The Company:

Our client is an ambitious and fast growing main contractor with an established reputation within the South West market and beyond. Typical projects are build and refurbishment projects from £200k - £3m across sectors. Many projects are 'cut and carve' refurbishments so experience in this field is beneficial.

Quantity Surveyor - The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the regional commercial team. You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial aspects of one or more projects. This position will report to a Commercial Manager. Projects will typically be refurbishment and extensions to commercial and residential properties often listed or period.

Typical duties & responsibilities:

  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
  • Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
  • Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
  • Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
  • Maintain control of sub contractor s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
  • Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
  • To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
  • Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
  • Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.

Quantity Surveyor - The Person

  • You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor as Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience working on cut and carve refurbishment projects and small building projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering refurb and build projects within budget and programme
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
  • A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.

The Reward:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car allowance
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied and unique residential developments
  • Continued local work within the South West region

Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this, or any other vacancy (phone number removed)

Foresight Search Ltd
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