Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Interserve PLC
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jul 2017
Expires
19 Jul 2017
Job purpose Measurement and valuation of works in progress. Participation in the management of the supply chain and project costs of construction projects to ensure the overall financial success of a project. Responsible for the commercial management of all or part of a project and/or a number of trade packages within the project. Responsibilities To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company’s Procedures; To generate/maintain relevant records, accurate filing and support for all commercial functions; To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments; To prepare draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility delegated by the individual’s supervisor; To monitor sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff; To participate in pricing variations/design cost control/value engineering; To participate in the recording of delays & preparation of any request for extensions of time; To participate in the settlement of main contract final accounts; To attend meetings with other stakeholders (if so delegated to do); To assist senior staff in the compilation of data to monitor individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis; Supervision of work allocated to Trainee QS or Graduate QS staff; To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance one’s own professional capability; To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager. Knowledge skills & experience Working towards professional accreditation e.g. RICS, CIOB, ICES (desirable); Holding a relevant CSCS card (desirable); Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint; Able to read a construction programme and relevance of the critical path; Understanding of H&S issues at work; Awareness of dispute resolution procedures; Adept at understanding construction drawings and able to measure and take off accurately; Understanding of the inter-relationship between bills, specifications and drawings; Understanding the importance of Company Procedures; Understanding of construction contracts in relation to projects and of the relevance of sub contract terms and conditions; Ability to assess and value minor changes/variations in compliance with contract terms; Able to work effectively as part of a multi disciplined team; Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people; Experience of working on a live project, undertaking measurement and valuation functions; Experience of managing low risk sub contractors; Experience of processing subcontract payments; Understanding of the construction industry (Building or Civils); Basic knowledge of different industry contracts; Basic understanding of risk in construction process; Basic understanding of the relevance of the construction programme. Person Proficient in use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint; Working towards professional accredidations e.g. RICS, CIOB, ICES; Holding a relevant CSCS card; Experience of working on a live project, undertaking measurement and valuation functions; Experience of managing low risk sub contractors; Experience of processing subcontract payments; Understanding of the construction industry (Building or Civils); Basic knowledge of different industry contracts; Basic understanding of risk in construction process; Basic understanding of the relevance of the construction programme. Additional job board text We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to be based in South Wales. This role is offered on a Permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance,flexible benefits, 24 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance . As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. 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 an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all. www.interserve.com This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74636014