Role Overview

To support our busy project management function, we have created a vacancy for an experienced QS.
Reporting to our Head of Project Management, you’ll provide real time cost data for all elements of our
projects and at each stage of the project lifecycle, facilitating effective decision making and contributing
to the overall success of our projects.

It is essential that you portray a flexible and collaborative approach in this role: to sharing information,
analysing risk and agreeing plans of action. Our One Team value is particularly relevant as we must
work effectively together with a common goal across all business areas.

This is a great opportunity to make a real difference within a role, for a Company that truly values all
individuals in its team.

Experience in a similar role is desirable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Analyse cost vs budget data from Company ERP software.
• Evaluate time, labour costs and expenditure across all project disciplines (sales, design, drawing office, glazing, procurement, fabrication and construction).
• Generate weekly reports on project commercial status.
• Communicate weekly reports with project managers and assist in problem solving and determining action plans for mitigation where required.
• Perform risk, value management and cost control activities throughout project lifecycle.
• Identify commercial risk.
• Work closely with bid managers and project managers on variations.
• Advise on contractual issues to help ensure projects meeting legal and quality standards.
• Support project managers with applications for payment, notices and final accounts.
• Produce financial data and support evaluation of completed project performance against budget.
• Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
• Working in accordance with our Company Values.

Key Skills

• Strong communication skills – with our internal team as well as external clients/main contractors on occasion.
• Strong interpersonal skills to enable you to support others and work well within the wider team.
• Some knowledge of construction.
• Commercial awareness.
• Excellent problem solving skills – pragmatic and tenacious.
• Strong IT skills.
• Attention to detail.

Key Experience

• Experience gained in a similar role is essential. Other industries considered; attitude and approach will be most important.
• AssocRICS or MRICS desirable.

The above list is not exhaustive, but it covers the main duties of the Quantity Surveyor.
There may be other duties, not mentioned here, which become part of the job.

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