Quantity Surveyor - Matlock

  • Location

    Derbyshire, Matlock

  • Discipline


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  • Benefits:

    £52,000 Basic

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Our clients, a well-established and successful Property Consultancy business, are looking to recruit a Principal Quantity Surveyor to join their team

As a Quantity Surveyor your role will involve:

  • Pro-actively promote business development through professional networking and personal contacts
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the QA systems and maintaining quality of outputs across the team including review and checking of reports, tender documentation and Contract Documentation as required
  • Plan and manage projects in a robust and systematic way, taking ownership of all related issues ensuring resolutions are found efficiently
  • Deliver all projects on time, within budget and scope
  • Co-ordinate internal resources and third parties for the execution of projects, ensuring resource availability and allocation
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Manage project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risk
  • Undertake QS project duties including feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, data bases, tender and other analysis and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project. Provide advice on and use of whole life costing techniques
  • To prepare high quality tender documentation including Pricing and Contract Documents using the relevant software
  • Negotiating contract sums as necessary
  • Utilise industry software and guidance information such as BCIS and cost publications
  • Examination and analysis of tenders, prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile
  • To control all post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile. Preparation of AI’s, evaluation of claims for extensions of time, etc
  • Prepare final accounts and agree with contractor including verifying claims, dealing with audit procedures
  • Ensure all projects are subject to regular financial updates and support the necessary project reporting requirements
  • Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations
  • Carry out other duties appropriate to the level and character of the post
  • Ensure that customer requirements are identified and agreed with the client. Collect all feedback information and monitor, particularly in conjunction with the SLA and client requirements
  • To ensure/contribute/lead on the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer.
  • Support the Associate, representing them as required and appropriate
  • To contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients
  • Carry out professional research projects. Assisting in the investigation, reporting and recommending the implementation of new procedures and techniques. Taking responsibility for the delivery of an initiative, commission or groups of commissions
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance of all policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Carry out quarterly and yearly financial reporting including performance comparisons

To be considered for the Quantity Surveyor role you must have:

  • A relevant degree or proven consultancy experience in Quantity Surveying/ Project Management, including being professionally chartered
  • A comprehensive and an up to date knowledge of planning legislation, building regulations and an understanding of health and safety
  • Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • You will be a highly experienced professional with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking
  • You will have team management experience and be able to demonstrate leadership competencies
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including MS Project

Working hours:

As a  Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be required to work Mon – Friday.

Our client is offering the successful Quantity Surveyor

  • £52,000 Basic

​​​​​Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd who is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage.

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