Quantity Surveyor

  • CV-Library
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Apr 22, 2019

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor North West £45,000 - £50,000 £4,500 car allowance, 5% Pension, and Couple Bupa Our client is a main contractor based in the North West who due to successfully work winning has a requirement for a Quantity Surveyor based in the North West area. Key Objectives: * To consistently behave and interact in a way that supports the achievement of the company’s overall vision of creating a special place to work and in line with the values of the business; friendly and supportive, open, fair and challenging * To support the Senior QS/Commercial Manager in the management of all commercial issues; including the management and development of quantity surveyors and trainee/assistant surveyors * To take commercial responsibility for contract performance to maximise both turnover and profitability. Key Deliverables: * To maximise the Company’s cash flow through accurate forecasting of payments and receipts, clear communication with clients and supply chain and swift reconciliation of any cash critical issues * Ensuring projects are run in a coordinated manner and in accordance with plans by assisting the contracts team * Develop and maintain effective working relationships with contract management teams and key consultants to support the overall progress of the project * Liaising directly with design teams and client representatives * Management of subcontracts, main contracts, valuations and CTV’s through to final accounts including preparation and placement of subcontract orders which creates a legally binding contract * Submitting valuations and resultant certification in relation to the progress of works and the value of the specific contract * Preparation and analysis of commercial reports: cash flow and monthly forecast sheets, accruals, and CTV’s/CVR’s for review with Commercial Manager and contracts team * Responsible for the overall financial control of the contract; controlling and monitoring any contra charges and variations against financial plans * Attending and contributing to meetings; cascade team meetings, commercial/op meetings, client progress meetings where necessary * Continually seeking opportunities to enhance relationships and service provision to clients, both internal and external * Undertaking learning and development activities to enable improvement in personal performance effectiveness