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Quantity Surveyor

  • £50000 to £55000 Per: annum + Benefits: car allowance, pension, private medical
  • Wallsend, North East,
  • Permanent
My client, an M&E building services group are recruiting for  Quantity Surveyor to join their team at the North Tyneside office.
The Role & Duties
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Undertake costs analysis for project work
  • Responsibility for interim valuations, final accounts, VAT liabilities, cost and credit control
  • Monitor, forecast & prediction of final costs and monthly projections
  • Responsibility for cost management of schemes with influence over all financial aspects, including monthly investigation of contracts where margin is less than anticipated
  • Manage subcontract accounts including - tendering procedure, authorisation of new contractors, verification of invoices and authorisation of payments
  • Attending pre-start, design and progress meetings
  • Forward monthly accounts to Finance Department
  • Measuring and pricing variations, including site visits where needed
  • Report monthly on the financial movement that has occurred but also on the agreements, variations issued and any problematic areas
  • Ensure payments are received in accordance with contract terms, reconciling payments and acting upon any discrepancies
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use and responding appropriately to changes in appropriate legislation and best practice
  • Reviewing and taking appropriate action on contractual claims
  • Maintain project documentation
  • Liaise with Company auditors and provide relevant information
  • Act as facilitator for any insurance claims arising
  • Facilitate the update of monthly contracting costing adjustments with Surveying team for monthly accounts
The Person

An experienced Surveyor, preferably from an M&E environment or other subcontractor background.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a meticulous attention to detail.
• Strong numeracy and financial management skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering strong relationships with all stakeholders.
• Detailed knowledge of Plumbing and Heating installations, including the ability to estimate, quantify and rate any proposed variations/specification changes with an understanding on how these changes interact with system design.
• Knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, commercial and contractual matters.
• A relevant Degree / HNC / HND would be advantageous.
• Demonstrable experience of leading teams and managing teams and taking a lead role in working across departments to achieve objectives.
• A pragmatic and methodical approach.
• Ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information simply to a diverse range of people.
• Negotiating, team-working and leadership skills, including the ability to motivate others.
• Contract administration and project management experience.
• Able to read M&E drawings and prepare technical information
• Demonstrable experience in commercial performance reporting
• Proven ability to balance competing priorities and deliver to tight deadlines
• Proficient use of computers and software (including MS Office)

The Package
£50,000pa (negotiable depending on experience)
£4,800 Car Allowance
Private Medical Cover

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