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Senior / Executive Quantity Surveyor

  • Vertical Recruitment
Company: Vertical Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 plus package
Location: Manchester
Web: https://www.vertical-recruitment.co.uk/
Contact Name: James Adamson
Telephone: 0161 669 4716
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An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a senior or executive-level Chartered Quantity Surveyor who will be responsible for managing costs and budgets of construction projects, including new builds, renovations and maintenance works – from early cost advice to settlement of the final account.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting Business Unit Directors in delivering business objectives.
  • Positively engaging with Customers and developing, growing and maintaining Customer relationships.
  • Delivering high quality services and ensuring that cost management deliverables meet Customers’ requirements.
  • Managing projects to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with the business procedures.
  • Preparing and presenting order of cost estimates and option studies.
  • Cost planning.
  • Cost-in-use studies.
  • Advising on and implementing procurement strategies.
  • Preparing tender documentation and managing the tender process, including designing tender marking schemes.
  • Evaluating and reporting on tenders.
  • Valuing completed work and arranging for payments.
  • Settling final accounts.
  • Providing technical advice on legal and contractual issues relating to construction projects.
  • Administrating contracts as Contract Administrator or Employer’s Agent.
  • Producing and presenting reports to Customers.
  • Mentoring and coaching employees to their full potential.
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Units activities.
  • Preparing bids for services.
  • Managing service delivery for profit.
  • Advising Directors promptly of any issues that have arisen, or that might arise, on projects; in particular those that might impact on Company’s professional indemnity (PI) insurance

In return?

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our Global Travel Scholarship Programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

About You

  • Ideally you will have experience of working on mixed use regeneration schemes, commercial, hotels, infrastructure and residential projects.
  • Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills
  • Sound cost management experience post MRICS qualification
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of cost estimating and planning
  • Cohesive knowledge of construction methods and materials
  • Practical knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies
  • Sound knowledge and experience of post-contract cost management tasks
  • Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written
  • Methodical way of thinking and approach to work
  • Organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments
  • Excellent problem, negotiating, finance and numeracy management skills
  • Sound ICT skills, with a good level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Qualifications

MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

To apply for this job email your details to james@vertical-recruitment.co.uk

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