Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential/Retail
Entered: 16 Oct 2018
Senior Quantity Surveyor
For over 40 years our client has provided professional consultancy services, management support and strategic advice to the global construction industry. From initial concept to project completion, they have been helping clients to build their business. We have developed long-lasting relationships with some of the biggest companies in the world, earning a reputation as a leader in their field.
Our clients' organization is structured into a series of specialist service teams, each committed to helping them successfully achieve their clients' objectives. they have deep domain knowledge and, experience spanning a multitude of sectors including Commercial, Hospitality, Residential and Retail.
The Senior Quantity Surveyor will manage the cost elements of various projects from initial concept to final account settlement. Projects may include hotels, retail outlets, office fitouts, health care, leisure, etc. The successful candidate must demonstrate experience in these areas and the ability to optimise projects costs, implement value engineering, and ensure value for money whilst still achieving and delivering the highest standards and quality.
Role and Responsibilities:
Preparation of estimates and cost plans for variety of commercial and residential developments using CostX Software
Preparation of standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial reports
Preparation of tender documents as required by procurement choice
Analysis of tenders and preparing tender reports at all stages of procurement
Prepare valuations and Cost Reports; re-measure as necessary and adjust variations
Assist in the settlement of construction disputes/loss and expense claims
Prepare and agree final accounts
Other duties as may reasonably be required for a Senior QS
Desired Experience and Education:
Solid experience in overseeing commercial, residential and/or retail projects. Our client is not looking for candidates with extensive rail, MEP or Civils delivery.
The relevant candidate will be Chartered or in the process of becomin Chartered
BSc essential in a construction related discipline
Excellent IT skills
CostX experience – advantage
Firm understanding of contracts methods
Excellent communication skills
The ideal candidate will be results driven, self-motivated and resourceful with excellent client relationship skills
For more details and to arrange a meeting, please send though your CV ASAP.
Due to the nature of this role, our client can only accept candidates who live in and are eligable to live and work in the UK without restriction.