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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 923326
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP47900 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, M&E Management
  • Date posted: 11/01/2019

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to be based in Leeds

Salary: Competitive base plus annual bonus, company car or cash allowance and excellent benefits

Role

One of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. The business is a leading M&E contractor in the UK with an annual turnover of around £500 million. Operating in a dynamic environment, we are currently involved in a range of projects throughout the UK running a variety of commercial and term contracts and have an opening in Leeds for an experienced Quantity Surveyor.

Providing commercial support for specific projects by maintaining and maximising profitability and to provide support to regional stakeholders on general commercial matters in order to reduce risk across the business.

Main responsibilities for this role will include mitigating risks, maintaining dialogue with relevant operational management to have a continual understanding as to contract administration status, ensuring that the internal reports of the projects are accurate in respect of risk, costs incurred, projection of costs to spend, contingency and liabilities, sales declared and consequently profit declared.

In addition you will drive improvement in the accuracy and robustness of forecasts and budgets, support implementation and embed processes to improve contract profitability and control of how we manage contractors, consult operational managers on a progressive basis, proactively provide sound commercial knowledge and support to all internal stakeholders and maintain good client relationships within the business and the commercial team.

Skills and Experience

The individual that we are keen to hire for this role will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying with demonstrable previous experience in role, ideally within a construction or engineering environment. You will have a comprehensive commercial understanding of contract price build-ups and proven experience in managing Contractual relationships between clients, customers and contractors. You will have an excellent ability to read and understand contract clauses and documents and be adept at communicating these to all levels within the business.

You will be an analytical and methodical individual with a professional attitude to your work, have excellent people management skills and be a team player, able to build and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Due to the requirement to drive between sites, a valid UK driver's license will be essential for this role.

Company

One of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.