Project Quantity Surveyor

July 30, 2018
Gerrards Cross
Job Type
Ref No
£55-68K + car or car allowance + pension + holidays


About this Role:

Project Quantity Surveyor required to work for a Regional Contractor on a £5M new build apartment block.

You will be based on site in Gerrard’s Cross, South Buckinghamshire with the occasional visit to head office in Fareham.

4 floors, 45 apartments, RC frame with Metsec construction.

Project due to start in October with demolition of the existing office building on site.

Project programme is 74 weeks.

You will need to have worked on projects as the lead QS previously from pre-construction to final accounts.

Your role will involve but will not be limited to:

Pre Contract:

Attending pre commencement / pre contract meetings

Attend meetings regarding all financial control procedures associated with the design development to ensure the recording of perceived risks and opportunities in the bid as required.

Post Contract:

Financial reporting and control

Continually monitor and review, in detail costs and values of the works at hand.

Produce turnover and contribution forecasts.

Ensure that the financial reports are produced and submitted in line with the company’s reporting timetable.

Attend regular review and control meetings.

Design management:

Liaise closely with the Design team manager regarding cost implications of design changes to provide feedback to the Project manager and Commercial manager.

Carry out checks to ensure design drawings are in accordance with the clients requirements and contractors requirements.

Management of Risk

Contract Review and production Meetings

Surveyor Review Meetings

Main Contract and External Valuations and Final Accounts

Management of Consultants and Subcontractors

Feedback to the Commercial manager of any price elements or unit prices which are considered to be seriously at variance with cost, giving details of shortfall.

Provide constructive comments on improving efficiency.

Provide feedback on poorly performing subcontractors, suppliers and consultants.

About the Company/Client/Project:

The largest family owned business on the South Coast with a turnover of approximately £70M

Set up 30 years ago they have evolved to work within industrial, healthcare, retail, education and housing sectors on projects up to £15M

This project is £5M, 4 floors, 45 apartments, RC frame with Metsec construction.

Project due to start in October with demolition of the existing office building on site.

Project programme is 74 weeks.

Based in Beaconsfield, South Buckinghamshire.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

The successful candidate will have worked for a regional contractor and have experience of working with housing associations and private developers on similar schemes.

Must have experience of working on JCT Forms of Contract.

You will have run your own projects from pre-construction to final accounts

You will be degree qualified from a construction background or hold a HNC/HND in construction.

High standards, attention to detail and the drive will be very well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects.

Apply by sending your CV to

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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