Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Interserve PLC
Location
Exeter
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Expires
25 Jun 2017
Job purpose Either working under a Supervising Surveyor on a larger project or managing a smaller projects with support where required from and SQS. The position will be based on site to ensure the successful financial completion of projects, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the Business. Assisting in the commercial management on projects from circa £1m to £25m. Responsibilities To co-operate with, report to and implement the reasonable directives of the Supervising Surveyor and the Managing Surveyor (functional reporting); To assist the Supervising Surveyor on a larger project or on smaller project ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter; To liaise with project manager in the day to day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Supervising Surveyor/Managing Surveyor appraised of all material events; To prepare accurate draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility dictated by the Group’s Commercial Procedures; To ensure that a high personal standard of professionalism is evident to all external clients, peers and subordinates in the day to day management of the Project’s activities; To assist in the supervision, mentoring and encouragement of all junior staff in their personal professional development; To ensure in consultation with project management that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved; To assist contracts management in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract; To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with specified payment terms); To carry out site re-measurement for all subcontract accounts and external accounts alike; To value and pay subcontractors and agreement of final accounts; To prepare reports of a commercial nature for the Commercial Manager when required. Knowledge skills & experience Extensive experience of working on live projects and final accounts; Exposure to resolving disputes; Successfully completed a number of final accounts; Experience of procuring sub contracts; Experience of managing, mentoring and developing staff (Desirable); Procure 21 experience but not essential for this role; HMP Prison experience but not essential for this role; High-rise Commercial Office experience but not essential for this role; Nuclear or NEC3 Experience but not essential for this role; Experience managing Multi-million pound subcontracts desirable. Person Sound & comprehensive understanding of construction industry and the parties to it; Good knowledge of measurement and valuation; Good knowledge of standard forms of contract; Proficient in reading drawings, specifications, programmes and knowledge of construction process; Ability to negotiate with clients and sub contractors; Ability to draft sub contracts; Knowledge of housing grants, CIS; Ability to produce accurate monthly cost and value reports and outturn financial forecasts for a small/medium size project; Ability to work in a team environment; Awareness of dispute procedures; Experience of value engineering; Ability to prepare procurement schedules; Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS (Desirable); Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint. Additional job board text We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work across the South West. This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance. Due to the nature of the work for this role the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information on the Disclosure process can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs. Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard. www.interserve.com This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74474933