Senior Quantity Surveyor

Employer
1st Select
Location
Norwich, Norfolk
Salary
£45,000
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

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Sector
Property
Contract Type
Permanent
Specialism
Quantity Surveyor
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Job Details

Duties:

  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tenders and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project and the use of whole life costing techniques.
  • Responsible for the p reparation of high quality tender documentation.
  • Undertaking pricing documentation during tender period.
  • Examine and analyse tenders and negotiate contract sums, preparation of cost breakdowns and initial cost profile.
  • Utilise project management techniques to manage resources effectively to ensure all commissions are completed to agreed targets.
  • Apply and report on the principles of risk management.
  • Control all post contract procedures, assist Contract Administrators in the preparation of relevant post contract variations and certificates under the contract.
  • Prepare final accounts, obtaining the agreement of the contractor and manage audit procedures.
  • Build strong and long term relationships with key stakeholders, monitoring and acting upon feedback.
  • Responsible for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Provide robust performance management information and manage resources effectively.
  • Manage all projects in a proactive and efficient manner, continually seeking new and innovative ways of working.
  • Ensure legal compliance with contract law and share best practice within other teams.
  • This role requires frequent travel to other offices and sites as required .
  • Fee earning at 90%, and contribute to the achievement of business plan objectives and targets.
  • Carry out duties appropriate to the grade of the post
  • Promote continuous improvement and deliver demonstrable high quality products and services which embrace quality standards.

Essential:

  • Professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and be working or prepared to work towards Chartered status
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related discipline
  • Holds a current site card or is prepared to immediately attain
  • Extensive experience in a similar or related role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of common construction contracts i.e. NEC3, BCT
  • Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos

Company

1st Select is a specialist recruitment company in the built environment. We work on both a permanent and contract basis depending on the clients needs.

As a company dedicated to solely technical recruitment, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge. We believe that clear communication is key to our success and our consultants have passion for delivering a high and transparent level of service to both the clients and candidates.

Find Us
Telephone
03303770088
Location
Prospect House
Sovereign Street
Leeds
LS1 4BJ
United Kingdom

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