Quantity Surveyor

June 29, 2018
Thatcham, United Kingdom
Job Type
Ref No
£50 – 65K + car or car allowance + pension + holidays


About this Role:

Quantity Surveyor required to work for the Special Works Division based out of Thatcham but covering projects across Berkshire and into West London, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire.

Projects range in value from £50K - £1M and include refurbishments and new build for education, health care, leisure and community, commercial and industrial and residential sectors.

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

The type of contracts range from JCT to NEC and civil engineering contracts.

This role will be reporting into the Commercial Manager and working with approximately 4 surveyors.

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:

A family owned business based in Berkshire and servicing the surrounding regions with a turnover of approximately £20M and a business plan to exceed £25M in the next financial year.

Set up over 100 years ago the company has evolved to work within education, health care, leisure and community, commercial and industrial and residential sectors.

Projects ranging from £10K - 1M

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will ideally have worked for a regional contractor and have experience of special works new build and refurbishment projects.

You must be prepared to travel.

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.

Apply by sending your CV to sarah@alltekrecruit.com

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

alltek specialise in (XXXXX) and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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